Beauty in Blue

I quite like this blue face. 

I found it in a laneway that had been converted into a restaurant’s patio.

Pics taken by Resa – September 14, 2020

Toronto, Canada

The artist: One of those names below. It is from a long wall, and many artists painted on it.

Apologies for certain ill alignments. This art was small and right off the sidewalk.

The Gen Z Collective

Look who I found on a wall!

It’s Greta Thunberg, the most famous Gen Z person in the world. In the upper left is the word CURAE. It is Latin for “Take Care”.

Gen Z has a lot to say, and my long time friend, Elizabeth Gracen is providing them a platform to say it all.

Elizabeth, founder of Flapper Films and Flapper Press says in her introduction to the project, “I would create a platform so that they could upload their own videos to the project. The films would stream on Instagram and a YouTube Channel for those little screens they are all obsessed with.”

Is there a Gen Z  person in your family, who has something to say? Then check out The website !

You’ll be hearing more about Flapper Press  On both GLAM and Art Gowns in the future. My next Art Gown will be dedicated to Elizabeth, and I am very excited!

Pics taken by Resa – December 30, 2019

Toronto, Canada

The Artist:

Dream

Found in a tiny children’s park.

Me, I’m not a kid, but I am dreaming of some sun, so I can shoot the new Art Gown!

What are you dreaming about?

Pics taken by Resa – 2019

Toronto, Canada

The Artist:

 

Wild Life

It’s a sweet, imaginative piece in a parking lot.

I mean, here’s Toronto’s cityscape, CN Tower and all, with a parrot and elephants.

… and a BUNNY!

The wall dints in & out.

BEST PART OF THE MURAL IS THE CAT BELOW

Around the final corner is a trapped elk.

At least I caught his reflection.

Not only was he trapped by a car,

… he was imprisoned, which is how I found the painting. I had to find out how to get a better shot of him. That’s when I found the rest!

Pics taken by Resa – June 4, 2019

Toronto, Canada

The Artist:

Mini-Mural Destroyed in 5 Days

BEFORE

AFTER

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:

Mini-Mural Magic in Little India

It’s old, crumbling and wonderful!

This mini-mural runs along a 2 foot high cement support for a wrought iron fence.

This tiger is the first image. All images are separated by wheels.

As it was ground level, & only 2 feet high, a lot of crouching and hunching was involved in capturing this.

I am presenting these images left to right in order, except for the opening peacock pic. Peacock was the perfect showy piece to open with.

Then, the mini-mural wrapped the corner with elephants.

Now the Peacock.

The lotus was the final image.

The very beginning and very end had these guards.

Pics Taken by Resa – March 11, 2018

Toronto, Canada

The Artist is unknown at this time.

This is the front end. I just could not do panos as I went along. My back was not happy with the crouching and hunching, nor were the Sunday strollers.