Terry Crews Is Actually An Awesome Painter

Seth Richardson Contributor
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Terry Crews is a ridiculously talented artist. Go ahead and read that sentence again, because it definitely isn’t one that I thought I’d ever write.

Crews, an actor and former football player, went on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night and showed off some of his artwork, and I have to say I’m very impressed.

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That’s not a photograph. That’s Crews handiwork. He’s apparently been interested in art after seeing Star Wars and needed to make ends meet since he was always getting cut.

“What would happen is I would get cut from a team,” he said. “I played on six teams in seven years so that happened a lot. So I would go back into the locker room and ask the players if they wanted their portraits painted.”

Dudes would pay him five grand for a portrait. I can see why.

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Pure talent. Not only did he paint athletes to get by, Crews got his start as a courtroom sketch artist and apparently had an art scholarship before an athletic one. Check the video below for the full story.

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