This Painter Forgoes Brushes for Fists

The Boxing Painter

Boxing, often seen as the most masculine sport still popularly practiced, is a far cry from the delicate art of painting. These two worlds can collide, however, and this boxer is painting his masterpieces with a bit of paint and a boxing glove.

“Petel, a former student of boxer Joe Frasier, owns a boxing gym in Tilburg, Netherlands, that he has turned into an art studio.


He starts by wrapping a canvas around a punching bag. Then, he dips his gloves into paint and punches until — voila! — he’s got another knockout piece of art. ”

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