These paintings were done at the same time. I liked the rawness of them. The latter painting, Downer, would later morph into a man with child. The negative space will become positive.
This is Cory, Waylan's partner. Maybe 21, shy, quiet but happy to pose while Waylan schmoozed and performed.
I like to think I captured a little of who these people were, and you could get to know them.