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Young Johan Cruyff


13″ video of the drawing process, from the blank paper to the full portrait.
You can see more portraits of this same series at The Graphic Path/Portfolio/Magazine-Portraits here.
Below this text, the final artwork in full detail.

A giant stone face at The Bayon temple in Angkor Thom, Cambodia

This commission was the first time for me to portrait a famous footballer, in this occassion a young Johan Cruyff full of energy and with a powerful look. The illustration was drawn in two steps: first pencilling on A3 Bristol paper. I used a Pentel Automatic Pencil Black 0.5 mm (P205); second step was scanning the artwork, making some corretions and finishing the inking with Affinity Photo software.