Sergio Odeith, a 43-year-old Portuguese graffiti artist, impressed thousands of internet users this week when he posted his latest work of art on Instagram. In less than 7 hours since publication, the post had gotten almost 80,000 likes.
The artist piqued the curiosity of his followers with this question: “What do you think is going to be painted this time?”
Odeith mentioned that only one fan guessed correctly what he was planning on drawing. The artist revealed to Bored Panda that the bus drawing took him “approximately 10 hours” to finish, and he used “around 30 spray cans”.
The artist also divulged some personal details as well, when asked about whether he always he knew if he wanted to be an artist: “I have been drawing since I was a little kid, but I never expected to get this far.” Odeith said his next project “will be in Switzerland and then in Australia.”
Furthermore, Odeith had this to say to all aspiring graffiti artists: “Keep working hard, chase your dreams and never give up.” Finally, the artist sent out a huge thank you to all his followers and fans around the world.
The result impressed everyone. The image went viral, generating thousands of likes
Odeith is somewhat of a legend in the artist community. He has over 365,000 followers on Instagram, nearly 258,000 fans on Facebook and has captured the hearts of more than 6,700 Twitter users. The graffiti artist is currently living in Lisbon and paints full-time.
Here are some other fabulous examples of Odeith’s art