Cysco

Acrylic, Gouache, Sharpie and Colored Pencil on Wood Panel, 18″ x 24″, 2013.

“You want to take a picture of me?! Why?” Cysco asked.

“Because I’m an artist and I’m making these drawings,” I spoke back.

“How much is it going to cost me?”

“Nothing,” I replied, “Nothing at all.”

Cysco then dropped his guard, stepped to his left, and extended his left arm, gripping the steel rail firmly. He stared back; a look of absolute heroism.

Cysco painting by Josh Hunter

Cysco painting by Josh Hunter

Cysco (detail).

Cysco (detail).

Cysco (detail).

Cysco (detail).