As the Los Angeles Dodgers prepared to host the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday, a trio of artists across town unveiled a Dodgers-themed mural six miles from Chavez Ravine.
Artists Tewsr, Dcypher and Self created the painting, which includes a Dodgers logo designed using the name of each player on the team. Renderings of pitcher Clayton Kershaw and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez fill its sides while the backdrop features darkened shadows of Dodger Stadium and accompanying palm trees, along with a blimp in the sky.
Tewsr is a Los Angeles-based artist who employs a hybrid style of graffiti that combines realism with traditional street art. Dcypher, a New Zealand native, works with a variety of different mediums ranging from digital illustration to aerosol on canvas.
The Dodgers returned home from Chicago after earning a split of the series' first two games this past weekend. Los Angeles is seeking its first World Series appearance since 1988.
-- Nick Ostiller