We are joined in the studio by artist Ennock Mlangeni, who is a visual artist who uses coffee beans to create his art pieces. The 27-year-old artist grew up in the Free State, with his grandmother, this was where discovered his passion for art, as he would sketch his favourite comics.
He lost both his parents at a young age which is the reason he had to move in with his grandmother, that however did not stop him from achieving what he wanted to do in life. Even though could not go off to study art at tertiary, he took it upon himself to learn many of the artistic techniques such as sketching with pen and paper, but then he would go on to discover his passion was making artwork out of coffee beans. He uses social media to market himself and has thousands of fans on both Instagram and Facebook. He went viral on social media after creating an art-piece of Black Coffee using coffee beans, and Black Coffee himself retweeted it his work. After that he got quite a bit of exposure, doing TV interviews and getting a contract to work with Nestle to collaborate on a few projects