Artist pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman with perfect pencil drawing

Artist pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman with perfect pencil drawing

- The Kenyan artist disclosed he had joined a worldwide art challenge to honour Chadwick's memories

- He drew a life-like image of the late actor which showed perfect details

- This came barely weeks after Disney honoured the actor with a wall mural at Downtown Disney

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Popular Black Panther actor, Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer in August, a disease that he had been battling for four years.

Kenyan artiste Collins Okello pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman with magnificent pencil drawing

Chadwick Boseman died at 43 after battle with cancer. Photo: UGC
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Chadwick according to the official announcement, was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016 which was then at stage III.

The disease sadly progressed to its stage IV and the famous actor visibly lost weight as photos in earlier reports gathered had shown.

"It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled it these last four years as it progressed to stage IV. A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much," read part of the statement.
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The actor lost his battle a the age of 43, something that moved the entire world into a sombre mood.

Many people thronged different social media platforms to honour his memories in different ways.

From celebrities to his worldwide fans, everyone mourned the star as they condoled with his family.

People never stopped honouring him even after a month after he went to be with his maker.

This, saw a Kenyan artist join the list of millions of people to remember the actor using his talent.

Briefly.co.za has learnt the artist, named Collins Omondi Okello was recently ''forced'' to use his talent to honour Chadwick.

The artiste drew a perfect image of Chadwick using his favourite tools of trade, pencils.

He spared a considerate amount of time and concentration to bring out a lively-like Chadwick through his piece of art.

Okello then shared the photo online explaining he had joined millions of artistes across the world on a challenge to honour the late actor through arts.

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''I was challenged by several of my followers to accept the Chadwick Boseman pencil drawing trending challenge, but had lots of commissions at the time; I had to squeeze in some time because this man inspired and still inspires so many people, me included! Better late than never! Keep resting champ! I will pause it at 60% for now and finish up later...My tribute to a King.'' he captioned.

His piece of art in memory of Chardwick moved many people on social media who admitted indeed he is an accomplished artiste.

This came barely weeks after Disney honoured the actor with a wall mural at Downtown Disney.

The mural which was created by author and artist Nikkolas Smith shows an image of Chadwick exchanging the Wakanda salute with a child wearing a Black Panther mask.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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