Toy Center

I was just getting used to New York as my city in 1988, when I took the photo below.  Everything about New York was new to me back then and I enjoyed the visual incongruences that I could capture in my camera. The scene below was taken in on 23rd Street and 5th Avenue looking […]

Backlit Graffiti

Today’s watercolor experiment: As I recall, Bar X was on 23rd Street in Manhattan, just blocks from where I worked. Its storefront was covered with writing, announcing the Christmas Season deals, Happy Hours and specials. I painted the watercolor below from my reference photo, which I took with the aid of a tripod. The greenish tint […]