Publications & Media


AFROPUNK – “Royalty Art Series”

Year: 2016 “Visual artist & illustrator Kenal Louis immortalizes black creatives like Zoë Kravitz, FKA twigs, and AP fest alum SZA in Art Nouveau-inspired, afrofuturist ‘Royal Art’ portrait series. See more illustration —>

BASIC MAGAZINE – Celebrities as Queens & Kings

Year: 2016 View the royalty art series thus far featured on the Beverly Hills magazine. Illustrations of The Rock “Dwayne Johnson”, Willow Smith, SZA, FKA Twigs, and more. See the feature —>


BLACK WOMEN ART – “Queen Willow” Feature

Year: 2016

Digital Willow Smith art illustration in bronze by Kenal Louis. This art piece is one of the illustrations among the Royalty Art Series by the visual artist.

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EAT SLEEP DRAW – “Human Heart Series”

Year: 2016

A series of human heart illustrations expressing visually the different metaphorical states of the human heart.

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KALTBLUT. – The Royalty Art Series By Kenal Louis

Year: 2016

Kenal Louis is a visual artist as well as a digital illustrator based in Omaha, Nebraska. His admiration for visual artists the likes of Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai highly influence his creative vision. The Royalty Art Series was inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Art Nouveau, Afro-futurism, and Urban pop culture.

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