Kenyan artiste pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman with beautiful pencil drawing

Kenyan artiste pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman with beautiful 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.

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.

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Kenyan artist makes a drawing of Chadwick Boseman. Photo: Instagram/@chadwickboseman, Facebook/@Collins Omondi Okello
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The actor lost his battle at the age of 43, something that moved the entire world into a sombre mood.

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

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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.

It was learnt the artist, Collins Omondi Okello was recently challenged to use his talent to honour Chadwick. The artist 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 live-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. He captioned the photo:

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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.''

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

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In other news, earlier reported that Chadwick Boseman wanted to film Black Panther 2 before death.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a source close to the late actor said that despite his declining health, Boseman was convinced that he would recover and film the movie.

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The publication reports that even one week before his death, the Wakandan prince was still feeling optimistic.

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