No sophisticated machinery, no production line, no guidelines, no formal training. Just simple, nondescript tools.
So what does it take to be a master carver? Passion, patience, and a heavy dose of God-given artistic talent. And that's the way it has been for centuries. Kwesi Asante has it, so does Olu, and K. Amani, all 2nd and 3rd generation master carvers from Ghana who rely on their talent to support their large extended families.
And the passion from each remains as strong as ever - driven by a sense of fulfillment from creating conversation pieces for the world to enjoy.
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