Dog Park Street Art

Illustrator: John Potter - Escape Key Graphics
Acrylic Paint (20'x8'6")

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dog park muralI’ve been working on two murals for Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club for some time now. They are adding a new dog park and have a shipping container right in the center of it. They wanted some appropriate illustrations on the container for the location. I went a little further than usual and submitted two finished paintings as proposals. The paintings were at roughly one twelfth scale (8”x20”). I used as many true to life materials and methods as possible like the actual spray paint and house paints I planned on using on site. I’m glad I did. The surprises I had were much more easily worked out at the small scale.

After the client approved both proofs and the shipping container arrived, I got to work. I wont go through all of the steps I took but this was the first project I used a paint sprayer on. There was a short learning curve but I really liked it. Most work was done the old fashioned way with a brush. All work was done in acrylic paint and coated with a protective resin coating for both UV and vandalism protection.

The thing I’ll remember most about this project was how physically challenging the project was. I thought I might be exaggerating the heat in my mind so I bought a weather thermometer. Every day the temperature exceeded 120 degrees Fahrenheit in the sun where I was working. All that being said it was well worth it.

See the working sketch here.

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MURALS:

Game Room Mural
Shipping Container Mural for a dog park
Iguana Wall Art
Shipping Container Mural for a dog park
bee mural
color pattern mural
Greek theme mural
Column Murals
Alcove mural
Caribbean mural
tentacles mural
mycenaean style mural
Dancing Fox Mural
hummingbird mural
Abstract Pattern Mural

STREET ART:

Iguana Wall Art
Shipping Container Mural for a dog park
Shipping Container Mural for a dog park
Columns Mural
pattern illustration
color pattern mural
Alcove mural
bee mural
Game Room Mural
Dancing Fox Mural
Sports urban art  Illustration
Wetlands Public Art Illustration
Public Art
Abstract Pattern Mural
wilderness Illustration
Public Art Illustration
Public Art Illustration
Public Art Illustration
Public Art Illustration
City Center Illustration
Playground Illustration

PAINTINGS:

Siren of the sea
Contemporary Portrait of Buddha
Dog Park Painting
figure painting
Shipping Container Mural for a dog park
Portrait in  lines
Dog Park Illustration
Tongue Illustration
Robot in  lines
Bubblegum Machine Painting
Andy Warhol Portrait
Shipping Container Mural for a dog park
Iguana Wall Art
Alcove mural
bee mural
color pattern mural
Dancing Fox Mural
Abstract Pattern Mural
Zappa portrait
Doctor(mixed media)
Doctor(mixed media)
Skateboard and Scooter
Book Cover Illustration
Portrait in  oils
Astronaut illustration
sushi illustration
Portrait
Cave diver painting
Conquistadors illustration
Diver Illustration
Hello(Oils)
Einstein

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