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Fifty years of Paul Trevillion

Pele by Paul Trevillion

Paul Trevillion has captured the greats of the sporting world in action over the past 50 years, including legendary footballer Pele

George Best (left) was Trevillion's favourite, while legendary goalkeeper Pat Jennings appeared for the artist's beloved Tottenham

George Best (left) was Trevillion's favourite, while legendary goalkeeper Pat Jennings appeared for the artist's beloved Tottenham

Alan Shearer by Paul Trevillion

A winning combination: pose by Alan Shearer, signature by Pele and drawing by Paul Trevillion

Ronaldo by Paul Trevillion

Drawings like this one of Brazilian forward Ronaldo earned Trevillion the nickname 'the master of movement'

Ruud Gullit and Ryan Giggs by Paul Trevillion

Drawings of Dutch master Ruud Gullit and Welsh wizard Ryan Giggs show Trevillion's attention to facial detail

Paul Gascoigne by Paul Trevillion

Paul Gascoigne was a neighbour of Trevillion and the two become close friends during the midfielder's time at Spurs

Gascoigne tackle by Paul Trevillion

Trevillion says he can barely look at this drawing of Gazza and his horror tackle on Gary Charles in the 1991 FA Cup final

Colin Cowdrey and Monty Panesar

From the old cricketing greats like Colin Cowdrey to the modern stars like Monty Panesar, Trevillion has captured them in all their glory

Kapil Dev and Imran Khan by Paul Trevillion

A pencil portrait of former Indian star Kapil Dev and a colour portrait of Pakistan legend Imran Khan

Paul Trevillion

In 1951 Trevillion drew Randolph Turpin and Sugar Ray Robinson before the British boxer's victory in what Trevillion describes as "the biggest upset in boxing"

Oscar de la Hoya by Paul Trevillion

One of Trevillion's favourite drawings is of Oscar de la Hoya. Here is the pencil sketch followed by the colour explosion

NBA greats by Paul Trevillion

While living in America, Trevillion was commissioned to draw NBA greats like Charles Barkley, Michael Jordan and Dennis Rodman

Mark McGwire by Paul Trevillion

Major League Baseball star Mark McGwire in action during the season he shattered baseball's home run record in 1998

Jack Nicklaus by Paul Trevillion

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus was one of the big names that Trevillion worked with in the United States

Gary Player Golf Class

His Gary Player Golf Class strip was syndicated by over a thousand newspapers around the world

Tiger Woods by Paul Trevillion

Now into his 70s, Trevillion is still capturing sport's superstars like golfing great Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods by Paul Trevillion

"Tiger Woods was so impressed with this drawing that he decided to keep the original," said Trevillion

Winston Churchill by Paul Trevillion

And his drawing of Winston Churchill in the 1950s impressed the British Prime Minister so much that he invited Trevillion to visit him




see also
The master of movement
07 Jul 08 |  Football


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