Local artist sketches portrait of LeBron James to honor the NBA Champion Cavaliers

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CLEVELAND - Local artist Jon Kardamis created an amazing portrait of LeBron James after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship.

Kardamis decided to create this piece after the NBA Finals win and made the video above as a tribute to the Cavaliers success.

Kardamis, who is a portrait artist, tells Fox 8 that since graduating with a studio art degree he has created more than 30 commissioned oil and charcoal paintings.

They typically take between 15-60 hours to complete.

This portrait took about 18 hours.

Anyone wanting more information about Jon's work can click here for more.