Meditation Series: (5/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2021)

The focal point of this sketch is the mural and parking arrow. The washed pen and ink sketchy part of the scene is another dimension. The mural on the side of the building is becoming more of a face and less of a part of the building, peering out, at the very center of the scene.

Meditation Series: (5/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (5/8) (2021)
Watching the Parking Lot in LA (5/8) (2021)
Meditation Series
Watercolor, Pen and Ink Sketch

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Meditation Series: (4/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2021)

This sketch has an amorphous quality. I focused on the parking lot sign and building, enlarging my photo to see as much detail as possible. The partial views of the car and the truck in the foreground does not differ from the mural and graffiti in the background. Only the green leaves of the tree and fence are interposed between them.

Meditation Series: (4/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2021)
Watching the Parking Lot in LA (4/8) (2021)
Meditation Series
Watercolor Sketch

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Street Couches: Lonely Ornate Arm Chair (2023)

Taking a short break from my meditation series. Enjoy a recent photo of a particular lovely piece of street furniture.

Street Couches: Lonely Ornate Arm Chair (2023)
Street Couches: Lonely Ornate Arm Chair (2023)
Photograph

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Available Now! Meditation Series: Storefronts NYC

At last, one my Meditation Series (aka Theme and Variations): Storefront, Graffiti and Neon Sign NYC (1991), is now available at my Etsy store (etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack). These are fine art prints, unmatted and unframed. All eight are available on one 16×20″ heavy textured, archival watercolor paper; each print (6×4″) is available individually. If original printing is sold out, more are available.

These prints have been posted earlier on this blog, but here is a recap of the images. (Copyright info will be replaced with signature on each order.)

Storefront Series All 8 Sketches Available Now on etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack Fine Art Print 16x20"
Storefront Series All 8 Sketches
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Fine Art Print 16×20″
First of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
First of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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Second of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
Second of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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© 2023 Jack Davis Meditation Series: (3/8) Storefront, Graffiti and Neon Sign NYC (1991) (2/8) 08132023
Third of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art 6×4″
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Fourth of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
Fourth of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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Fifth of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
Fifth of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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Sixth of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
Sixth of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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Eighth of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
Eighth of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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Seventh of 8 Storefront Series Fine Art Print More Info at etsy.com/shop/OtherArtByJack
Seventh of 8 Storefront Series
Fine Art Print 6×4″
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Meditation Series: (3/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2021)

I was able to get more of the scene into this sketch. I like the mural in the context of the implied normal workday. The figure has to keep her eye open with her thumb and forefinger. Just like the daily grind.

Meditation Series: (3/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (3/8) (2021)
Watching the Parking Lot in LA (3/8) (2021)
Meditation Series
Watercolor Sketch

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Meditation Series: (2/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA 2021

This is a tough one. There was a lot going on visually in the original photo of this Los Angeles street scene. There is the building facade, composed of windows and awnings and a facade of a person on the blank faced of the building facing the parking lot. That face is obscured by a leafy tree. In this, the second variation of the original scene, I had to squeeze in the business end of the parking lot: the roof of the hut, and red arrow, pointing to the parking lot. I had no room in this format for the rest of the booth. There is a lot of room for more experimentation in this series.

Meditation Series: (2/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2/8) 2021
Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2/8) 2021
Meditation Series
Watercolor Sketch

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Meditation Series: (1/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2021)

There are a lot of murals on the buildings in LA. This one overlooks a small parking lot somewhere in downtown.

Meditation Series: (1/8) Watching the Parking Lot in LA (2021)
Watching the Parking Lot in LA (1/8) (2021)
Meditation Series
Pen and Ink Sketch

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Meditation Series: Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991) Sketches 1-8

The space behind Chirping Chicken, in context.

Meditation Series: Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991) Sketches 1-8
Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991) Sketches 1-8
Meditation Series
Watercolor Sketches

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Meditation Series: (8/8) Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991)

I played with colors in this final variation on the space behind the Chirping Chicken luncheon place. The yellow in this sketch represents the shadows and its compliment, purple, the lighted areas. I had no real plan for the other colors, except I wanted the brick color to be the compliment of its natural red.

Meditation Series: (8/8) Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991)
Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (8/8) (1991)
Meditation Series
Watercolor Sketch

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Meditation Series: (7/8) Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991)

In contrast to the first pen and ink of this series, I loosened up on this one, sketching it very quickly. I used water soluble ink from standard ink pens and washed certain areas with water. I like the way the water spreads the ink around.

Meditation Series: (7/8) Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (1991)
Behind the Chirping Chicken, NYC (7/8) (1991)
Meditation Series
Watercolor, Pen and Ink Sketch

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