Koala Bleu

What? Bleu is French. Koala is English.

Artists: Clandestinos

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Yes, and Canada has 2 official languages, French & English.

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

What’s your point?

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

My point is that during “Kids’ Month” we should educate!

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Yowzer! Did you know even grumpy Koalas love “Kids’ Month”! Okay, as a grumpy Koala, I want to say, stay tuned for “Kids’ Month”!

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Artists: Clandestinos & Makatron

Pics taken by Resa – February 2017

Toronto, Canada

Two of the Artists: Shalak & Smoky = ♡ Clandestinos

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The Girls

In a lane off  Wellesely is this very pretty, but wildly eroded mural.

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I’ve never seen paint peeling like this before. It was literally hanging like curled and colorful Post-it notes across a 40 ft. wall.

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Had I found this when it was fresh, it would have been a 3-part post. This is all that was left to take pics of. I considered taking a shot of the peeling paint, but alas, I couldn’t bare to be reminded of what I’d missed out on.

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Pics taken by Resa – March 24, 2016

Toronto, Canada

Artist(s): unknown to me

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Abstraction in Five

I saw this colorful strip, as I was being driven somewhere.

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When I returned on foot, I found 5 abstracts by the tracks.

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The sidewalk was thin, the traffic heavy and fast. The sun reflected off the paint to blind me.

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I didn’t get hit by a car, and in spite of sun blindness, I managed to capture all 5 panels.

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I couldn’t get any further back, and the art was somewhat elevated.

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Just feeling the traffic whizzing by made me dizzy.

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At first it was all just a smear of colours. Then I saw Jimi Hendrix playing his guitar in the purple haze of heaven.

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Now, I see other things, but it’s too, late to shoot the close ups.

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You can see, in the pic below and other pics, the sun reflected in the painting.

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The sun is so fabulous, I think it adds to my shots.

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Sun, sun, sun, here it comes”

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I thought this face was a crab or some kind of sea creature, until I got home and looked at my pics.

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I’m not sure what else I missed? If you see something, tell me!

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This fabulous art experience was a mere 1 hour walk from my home, & 1 hour back.

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Nothing gets me to walk further than the anticipation of finding street art.

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Pics taken by Resa – February 18 , 2017

Toronto, Canada

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I did see what appeared to be some kind of credit:

PASYSTEM

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Pink Kisses

♡ Happy Valentine’s Day, Brenda! ♡
Thank you so very much for being part of Kids’ Month 2 years in a row!

Friendly Fairy Tales

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hot pink kisses
satin rose petals scattered
scent of carnations

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Kids’ Month

March is Kids’ Month on GLaM.

Artist: Cash Akoza

Artist: Cash Akoza – His take on “Where the Wild Things Are”

It all began last year… on Ste J’s Bookmust blog when he reblogged a piece about

Michelle Eastman Books. Michele hosts a Picture book drive, “Picture Book Pass It On” every year in March to collect picture books for children with incarcerated parents. She has started early this year on Michele Eastman Books on FaceBook

⭐ Michele tells me she has already received signed books from from Robert Munsch (Love You Forever, The Paper Bag Princes) and Nick Bruel (Bad Kitty series) ⭐

Artist: Cash Akoza - His take on "Where the Wild Things Are"

Artist: Cash Akoza – His take on “Where the Wild Things Are”

I’d love you to contribute a poem or short story!  On my menu bar is “Kids”. In this page you will find Street Art suited for children. You can use one of these pics to write to.

You can post it on your blog, & I will reblog it.  Or, send me your words that go with the shot(s) you’ve chosen. I will post it as a Guest Submission. The choice is yours!

Artist: Cash Akoza

Artist: Cash Akoza

During Kids’ Month, find on my sidebar, links to 

https://michelleeastmanbooks.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/calling-all-book-lovers-and-authors-to-make-a-difference-to-a-child-in-need/

Click on image to see Michele’s Post about Picture Book Pass It On

and several other charities that help children. I’m up for suggestions on Children’s Charities.

Artist: Cash Akoza

Artist: Cash Akoza

I will always credit &/or © your intellectual property.

Pics taken by Resa – October 30, 2016

Winnipeg, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg


Mike Johnston – Artist

It is my glory to have received a guest submission from the artist, Mike Johnston.

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

The first 6 pieces of art shown in this article were all painted during the summer of 2016 in Winnipeg. 

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

 I asked Mike to tell me a bit about himself.

 Mike:  “Ive been a street artist in the city for 18 plus years, and have been tattooing for the past 12 years, dedicated to the craft. Now, I’m realizing I have more to accomplish with my art, and am hitting the streets hard with work and coming out of hibernation.”
Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

I, for one, am thrilled Mike has come out of hibernation. His work is eye-catching, totally gorgeous and the details are mesmerizing.

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

I asked Mike about this very interesting work of art, shown in the above photo, and next 2 shots.

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

Mike:The mural with the panels was a painting i put up at a recent art show. The blank spaces are the paintings that came from the installation.”

I love it!

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

The following shots are some earlier examples of Mike’s work.

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

 

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston.

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

You can visit Mike on his Website    www.murdersnest.com  .. where, if you’re in need of some gorgeous art on your building or on your body, he has a Contact Page.

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

Below, is Lester. This was one of the very first pieces of Street Art I ever encountered in Winnipeg. However, Lester was seriously obscured by industrial trash bins. Two years later, I returned, only to find a good portion of this amazing work had eroded due to the harsh Winnipeg Winters.

Mike, thank you for this pic!

Artist: Mike Johnston - Photo © Mike Johnston

Artist: Mike Johnston – Photo © Mike Johnston

All art in this post is by Mike Johnston.

All photos are © Mike Johnston & all rights are reserved.

You can also see Mike’s Art On FaceBook

Mike Johnston at work - Photo ©

Mike Johnston at work

Mike is also represented in The Murals of Winnipeg  Just use the search engine to find him.

These Eyes & Body Sugar are 2 previous posts on GLaM that show early bits of Mike’s work.

Mike, thank you x a million for your wonderful art, and for allowing me this feature on my blog. I am honored.

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