Mini-Mural Destroyed in 5 Days



I watched the artist paint this mini-mural on a corrugated roll-up door, over a 4 day period.

He was older, not one of the younger artists that I am familiar with.

The butterflies were my faves.

However, I adored all of it.

Flowers, hummingbirds and all round beauty were 1 block away for me to enjoy everyday.

I took pics of it 2 days after it was finished.

4 days after that, I took my niece to see it. It had been destroyed.

Pics taken by Resa – September 30 & October 6, 2018

Toronto, Canada

The Artist:

Waterford Walls 2018

You like street art? Wait until you see this! Thank you, Inese!

Making memories

Waterford Walls

Once again the streets of Waterford became an art gallery as the Waterford Walls festival brought in another 48 works that transformed the look of the city. I had a few days to catch a glimpse of some artists, and enjoyed the completed work when I returned from my trip.

Youri Cansell, aka Mantra (France), is famous for his nature-themed works, but for this festival he painted an image of street artist. What a thoughtful gift! I hope it has a long life – it is already loved here. You see a gentleman in my picture enjoy mimicking the painted artist. The work is sponsored by Ambassador of France in Ireland.

Here are some links to my previous Waterford Walls posts : 2015, 2016, 2017. Ah, and some more 🙂 Now I will take you around our ‘art gallery’.

Kevin Bohan  is a full time artist and…

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Marty McFly Disappearing Photo

It’s a Back To The Future thing.

This art appeared on a wall on Queen St. W. just before the parking lot beside it was turfed to build a tall building.

As Marty McFly’s pics disappeared because time erased them. Elicser’s art disappeared, as the building beside this wall went up.

I don’t know if that message is what Elicser had intended. It’s what I saw.

Iona, Tona, Jona… as:

Pics taken by Resa, January 17, 2017

Toronto, Canada

Artist: Elicser Elliot


Belén Soto is a master ceramicist. She is the creator of my beloved Family of Ducks, Drake, Sol and Lluvia. Now, the creator is teaching, and new artists are created.

Arcilla y fuego

 Las creaciones de mis alumnos

Selección de piezas realizadas por los alumnos de cerámica creativa y alfarería durante los cursos.

Escultura de arcilla blanca Platos para entremeses

Escultura de arcilla blanca Platos para entremeses

Diseño y creación de Francesca Biondi

Escultura de arcilla blanca Platos para entremeses

Jugando con arcilla  … modelando ideas

Iniciándose en el apasionante mundo de la cerámica.

Belén Soto

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So, I found this 30 story tall mural, with Pinocchio-ettes on it.

This is the best head on I could do with my IPhone. It’s taken from across the street.

Another tall shot, different angle. See how tiny the people in the street are?

I’m starting at the top, and working my way down from the Pinocchio-ette angel.

The angel was spotted from the park. I was about 2 blocks away.

It kept getting better, as I closed in.

As I’m posting this I’m thinking; 🎵🎶In A Gadda Da Vida🎵🎶.

Pics taken by Resa – September 19, 2018

Toronto, Canada

The Artists:

Chicks, Beers & Cheers

Aquileana commented how cute the chicks toasting with beers on “More Paint” post are, and she’s right! They are adorable.

I made the mistake of going on a Sunday. The alley was filled with tourists, all taking pictures. 

I had a hard time focusing on my shots, especially waiting for no one to be walking by.

Uber has done a piece promoting St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. It is a wonderful Canadian city on the Atlantic coast.

Uber 5000’s chicks & other animated characters are very popular there & here.

You can see there is an entirely different Uber chicks mural around the corner. That’s still coming, a few posts from now.

Cheers to Aquileana, and all!

Pics taken by Resa-  September 9, 2015

Toronto, Canada

The Artist: Uber 5000