Skating with Uber 5000

The Toronto Maple Leafs are 2nd in their division. YAY!

Uber’s Chicks are getting in on the action.

This mural was on a south facing wall in Graffiti Alley.

Anyway, turn the corner of the building to the east side, and there is a full out skating mural, with all of Uber’s pals.

I originally viewed the unfinished mural and met Uber 5000. I did a meantime post titled ⭐️I Met Uber 5000 and He Took Me Up in His Scissor Lift ⭐️

Above is the lift on the day I went in it, massive thrill! There are black lights installed over the mural, which come on at night.

I still haven’t been back to that part of the city at night to see the mural in all of its glory. I’m there often in the daytime.

All in all, a very fun and wonderful work by Uber 5000.

Below: Uber 5000 at work.

There’s even a Zamboni Chick keeping the ice smooth.

The colours in the word “Toronto” must look amazing at night under the black lights.

🌟Many Thank you’s to Uber 5000 for this marvellous mural, and for making me feel like $1,000,000! 🌟

Pics taken by Resa – January 15 & Feb 25, 2018

Toronto, Canada

Artist: Uber 5000

More Paint!

When I found this in Graffiti Alley, I had a good chuckle.

I mean how much more paint until the walls from each side touch?

Paint over paint, some neat, some not.

Below, is a beautiful face I posted November 2017. I call her “Blue Eyes”. Check her out! Just another piece to move to R.I.P. I guess the artist with the red and white paint knows their paint is better.

Sometimes the artists paint over all the tags and throw ups with black, then do fresh art on top.

Many of the artists who paint & write here are very talented.

Others are ________(fill in the blank)

Graffiti Alley is a bit of a misnomer. It’s actually a series of alleys and lanes, that go for longer than most can walk. I only shot a few pics of it, so you could get an idea.

Uber 5000 is an artist who frequents the alleys. I’ll be doing an individual post for the mural of the chicks above. His chicks and other animals survive the taggers. 

So does most of Elicsr’s work. Both have become in demand artists for murals, underpasses and private commissions. 

Some of the more amazing writing survives time.

Most of this will all be rewritten, tagged or adorned with fresh throw ups in a week.

Love the RatFink by the trash! He’s going to live on for a bit.

I keep hoping for a major rework of this wall below.

From the sublime to the ridiculous, ALL are allowed a visual voice in Graffiti Alley. Art here comes in the form of tags, throw ups, bits, pieces, writing and all out seriousness.

I discovered Graffiti Alley in 2012. This is one of the first pieces I shot, a stunning face by Jarus, and SKAM writing, together.

She was my first header, ever. This work still survives, as does a few Uber 5000 works. There is at least 1 other that I can think of.

Pics taken by Resa – September 19, 2018

Toronto, Canada

Many of the street artists I’ve come to love are always repped in Graffiti Alley.

The Artists: SKAM

Jarus

Art Child

Elicsr

BSM (Body Soul Mind)

Uber 5000

DMC was here on the left, almost obliterated now.

There’s more for another time!

 

⭐️I MET UBER 5000 & HE TOOK ME UP IN HIS SCISSOR LIFT⭐️

It was a very tasty day in Graffiti Alley.

Of course this is not Uber 5000. It is Doctor Evil.

However, he must have had something very tasty.

This is Uber 5000. I’m in the lift taking pics. I have a better one, but I’m saving it for when I do the actual post of the mural, which was in progress.

Uber 5000 at work

When Uber invited me up & in, I was thrilled beyond words. Then he said, “let’s see how high this goes!” WOW! We went up to the fourth story. There was some art I had only ever seen a sliver of from the ground.

Uber 5000’s scissor lift/paint storage

 Then he told me UV lights had been installed over his mural. That was why some of the colors seemed stronger than usual. This mural will glow in the dark. There are 2 more day-glow murals being installed in the city, and I know where they are.

I knew I had to leave him to his work. I snapped a few more new bits in Graffiti Alley on my way out, including Dr. Evil.

I felt blessed!

Pics taken by Resa – February 17, 2017

Toronto, Canada

When I visited  Uber 5000 website, I realized he had done a Jimi Hendrix mural I had covered. Click on Jimi’s pic to visit the post.

I will be updating the post, as I did not know who the artist was at that time. I will also be adding an Uber 5000 page to the “Artists” pages.

Never in my widest dreams did I think I would get to capture the above piece. Thank you, Uber 5000!

Uber Lagomorpha & Rodentia

Rabbits are uber-smart, and it’s not just because they wear glasses.

Artist: Uber 5000

Sometimes it’s because they don’t want to wear glasses. (vanity reasons)

Artist: Uber 5000

Rabbits will be rabbits.

Artist: Uber 5000

However, squirrels and chipmunks often wear watches (Thank you Carolee)

Whereas rats prefer donuts.

Artist: Uber 5000

They also mesmerize you by running on a wheel.

Artist: Uber 5000

Hey, Mr. Wapojif !  I could be a hamster. Look how cute I am!

Artist: Uber 5000

Pics taken by Resa – November 12, 2017

Toronto, Canada

Artist: Uber 5000

Artist: Uber 5000

 

Spring Chicks

The first day of spring is in a few days, & the Uber 5000 chicks celebrate with art.

Artist: Uber 5000

The painting doesn’t get any higher than this. It is mostly 2 feet off the ground.

Artist: Uber 5000

I tried hunching down low.

Artist: Uber 5000

As you see, getting down on my knees & elbows worked better.

Artist: Uber 5000

The Chicks are writing!

Artist: Uber 5000

They are reciting and acting!

Artist: Uber 5000

They are painting!

Artist: Uber 5000

They are erasing mistakes, and starting over again!

Artist: Uber 5000

They’re taking off to the alleys to paint street art.

Artist: Uber 5000

They are riding waves, and

Artist: Uber 5000

…painting Sea Serpents.

Artist: Uber 5000

Get a better look by clicking on the pic below.

Artist: Uber 5000

Pics taken by Resa – February 19, 2017

Toronto, Canada

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

 

Artist: Uber 5000

 

KIDS’ MONTH 2017

Ahoy Maties!

“Uber 5000” has painted this mini-mural in the alley of Queen W.

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

It’s totally cute, & kids, adults & dogs would love it.

Artist:Uber 5000
Artist:Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000
Ahoy #4
Artist: Uber 5000

Can you canoe?

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

Pics taken by Resa, September 25, 2015

Toronto, Canada

https://graffitiluxandmurals.com/2014/07/10/heavens-to-murgatroyd/

is an older GLaM post by “Uber 5000” art that is kid worthy!

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000
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Artist: @Eckstatic

Happy Hallowe’en w/a Sherrie on Top

Oops, I meant w/a Cherry on top!

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Artist: Jonny Cakes

This skull, by Jonny Cakes, is horrifying!

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Eek! A GOBLIN attack!

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

OMG!!! I hope the Goblin isn’t going to eat those cute birds!

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

At least he’s been practicing safe nail health … for a Goblin.

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

HELP!!! We’ve been stuck in this ally for a decade!

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Artist: Elicser – Taken by Resa – December 1, 2013

Dedicated to the “Hallowe’en Queen”, SHERRIE who has untold powers on Hallowe’en night. Beware, be good or she could turn you into a line drawing of a rabbit dog.

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Better to find a new inner you!

Artist: Jonny Cakes
Artist: Jonny Cakes

Is there no end to Jonny Cakes skulls?

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Artist: Jonny Cakes & Poser?

Happy Hallowe’en to All!

Pics taken by Resa, September & October – 2015

Toronto, Canada

I used to be a real cute guy, but I was an a**, so Sherrie turned me into Yosemite Sam a few years ago

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Taken by Resa- December 1- 2013

⭐ Security provided by “Cute Puppy” ⭐

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