Somizi is blown away by artwork from self-taught artist

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Somizi Mhlongo (Photo: Gallo)
Somizi Mhlongo (Photo: Gallo)

TV personality Somizi was blown away when he was gifted with a one-of-a-kind art piece by a self-taught string artist.

"This year and beyond im all for local support, [sic]" he captioned a post showing his followers the "beautiful surprise".

The talented artist gifted Somizi with a portrait in his likeness, and of his initials. 

"Like guys, God is beautiful, and God exists. Like, this is God's given talent. Look at this! Just strings. What a talent!" Somizi exclaims in the video.

The artist who started GMS String Art during the national lockdown says: "A hobby that started during the Covid19 level 5 lockdown, because there was nothing to do at home. It was inspired by what my Dad used to do in his spare time many years ago. I thought since I had a few nails and a hammer, why not get a board and wool from the shops and see what could come out of it. Little did I know that my hobby will turn into...what it turned into."

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