New York Lion

Sonny officially launches his To The Bone project with this 10-meter-high mural of a majestic lion, that looks down over the streets of Lower Manhattan.


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Jelani

With up to 40,000 elephants killed every year, this piece celebrates the beauty of these gentle giants and what they mean to Africa. Sonny's latest mural titled 'Jelani' (meaning 'mighty' in Swahili) is the first in a series of murals that focus on…


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Blank Canvas

This week Sonny set out to tackle this 200m2 blank canvas in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the end of Day 2 of painting 'Jelani', the base coats and backgrounds have all been laid down, ready for the centre piece - the elephant. The background…


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Painting at Hyperspeed

This video captures the making of Sonny's indoor mural titled, " The Jackals Hour" that honours these cunning and resourceful animals. The golden jackal, found largely in Greece, has gone from being a common species to being threatened with…


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Graveyard for the Forgotten

For his latest mural, Sonny managed to gain access into an airplane graveyard, filled with dilapidated D6 aircrafts. His mural shows a herd of running wildebeests, emerging from the dusty African plains. As one of the wildebeests breaks free from…


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The Forgotten Ones

Recently Sonny took on an unlikely canvas - a dilapidated DC6 aircraft - to paint his first in a series of murals for his To The Bone project. The video shows the transformation of the 1950's carrier, discarded at an abandoned airstrip in South…


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Studio Sessions

Sonny has spent the last year locked down in his studio, focusing on the canvas works for his upcoming To The Bone exhibition. As this is his first body of canvas works and his first time even using brushes, every step of the way has been an…


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