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Drawing the Defense: SOU's Masi Tunoa Turns Teammates into Cartoons

Redshirt senior defensive lineman, Masi Tunoa, uses steady hands and focus to get past opposing offensive lineman, but he also uses it to draw portraits of teammates and friends.

Posted: Thu Aug 16 20:43:19 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Aug 16 20:43:19 PDT 2018

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[g6]masi tunoa aa-pkg in some cases ... even on the football field ...the pen really is mightier than the sword... "my mom is a seamstress and she does her own paintings too, so i guess that's where i got it from." masi tunoa spends his days on the s-o-u practice fielda redshirt senior defensive lineman for the raiders but he spends his free timestylus in handcreating digital portraits of teammates and friends "sometimes like if they have their tattoos, that's the hardest part to draw, so i'm like, "hey, if you have a tattoo on your arm, it's gonna be blank." tattoos or not, with a little technologyand a lot of precisionhe creates true works of art "i use my ipad first, so i usually put the picture on and then i try to blur it a little bit. you just try to outline the whole picture first ...because, that's what i use basically is my whole hand ...so, i'll start with each, maybe the head first and then i'll go down and do their outfit...i like having the raiders in it to ...after my steady hands portraits, this is matt boudreaux as a cartoon." it's just the beginning with tunoa's ambition growing by the day "my biggest goal is to maybe draw a group picture, because i can only do one and i get tired, so maybe like people of three." make it a self portrait with a couple teammates and a trophy in daytona beach, floridaand he'll be living the best of both worlds. your daily reminder that high school football
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