Steve Mbatia

African artist Steve Mbatia, with Website Owner, Gathinja Yamokoski


Kenyan artist, Steve Mbatia paints a multifaceted collection of African art. From collage artworks of African themes and photographs from pieces of paper to portraits of people and wildlife, this veteran artist has seen his art sell worldwide.

The Batiks you see below are a fabric collage to create wildlife animal figures.  Steve uses pieces of fabric found in Africa to make colorful, attractive, abstract wildlife.

The medium you see for the black and white paintings are Pen washed with Watercolors, a technique made popular by the Chinese.  Steve used Permanent Black Indian Ink on 185 grams watercolor paper with Windsor and Newton Watercolors.

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