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Dallas Cowboys Superfan Turning Love For The Team Into Art

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - We are in the middle of Dallas Cowboys country and no doubt a majority of North Texans are big fans of America's Team. But there's one superfan who has turned his love for the team into art.

Chris Rayson is open to a world of new possibilities and all he needs is some paint and a brush. "Nothing is off limits with my art," he said. "If you can think about something that would be cool, and be like 'man I haven't seen a painting of that,' I can do it!"

Having gone to the Art Institute of Dallas on a full scholarship and now working as a full-time graphic arts designer, the guy everyone calls C-Ray has sketched out some of the biggest and the best. With a repertoire from boxer Floyd Mayweather to Dallas's own Erikah Badu, clearly C-Ray isn't one-dimensional

"Sometimes I wanna do a little 3-D," C-Ray said pointing his work. "This is Elizabeth Taylor she's a classic, let me just do something to maybe set it off and people are like, 'aw, man!'"

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Something that is truly authentic about C-Ray… his love for America's Team. "Fans, diehard fans, win, lose, or draw we still love the Cowboys. I mean that's just a given."

Through some powerful connections, C-Ray and his wife Tamekia have found a way to bring his art to life. Sounding appreciative Tamekia explained, "They've actually been gracious enough to introduce me and Chris to some celebrities, like Danny McCrae."

And the list goes on, with players like Anthony Hitchens who've already received their personal portrait and those like Dez Bryant who are next in line.

As for C-Ray's latest masterpiece, some think it's fantastic, while others say it's going to bring bad luck. Laughing the artist said, "I'm spiritual and God says you gotta claim it, so by me doing this painting I'm claiming our future. So, I feel confident we can get this done."

Now, the masterpiece…

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Yes, that's Tony Romo and Dez Bryant having the ultimate NFL celebration. A picture that truly says 1,000 words.

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