The People’s Champion 1942-2016


bee and butterfly
metamorphosis stinging
a mirror a sign

ali's hands

Activism and poetry.

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it.”
–Muhammad Ali

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32 responses to “The People’s Champion 1942-2016”

  1. 10000hoursleft says :

    Aww crap. I didn’t know, and had only noticed your pic and not the title- but it was enough to make the penny drop. I love the sketch. Beautiful, inspiring man.

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  2. Catherine Johnson says :

    Awesome sketch for an amazing man. I was going to have a go at sketching him too. Love that quote.

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  3. Sharon Mann says :

    Beautiful tribute to Ali!

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  4. Sand Salt Moon says :

    I just heard this morning that Ali passed away – he had Parkinson’s like my dad – and I think this style is suited to his athletic movement. Wonderful and he flew like a butterfly …

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  5. Lynz Real Cooking says :

    This is so cool! Love it!

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  6. merrildsmith says :

    Lovely tribute. I knew he had been in poor health for a while.

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  7. Jodi says :

    OH KERFE! I recognized Muhammad Ali INSTANTLY and your style of sketching that represents his parkinsons is simply GENIUS! I had not hear he passed. EXTRAordinarily done Kerfe!

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  8. Teresa Robeson says :

    A wonderful tribute to an amazing man who led an amazing life. ❤

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  9. Jill Kuhn says :

    Wow! Your sketch is fabulous!! Well done, Kerfe!! 😊

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  10. kutukamus says :

    Ah yes, him..
    The ever dancing
    Until the very end 🍸

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  11. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    I had not heard either. Love that quote, and powerful sketches, Kerfe! No one does tribute art the way you do.

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  12. tedgiffin says :

    Great!!! Applauds!!

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  13. davekingsbury says :

    Great drawings … all one line? … ha, you dance like him!

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