photorealistic portraits by Smug One

Street Art // Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Originally from Australia but now residing in Glasgow, Scotland, SmugOne, is an exceptionally talented spray can muralist who paints large-scael photorealism portraits combined with his own stylized twist.

Roa mural in Montreal

Street Art // Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Back in the summer (which seems like forever ago already), the world traveling muralist, Roa, painted the following massive brick wall in Montreal for the Mural Festival. We never posted photos of it and we think it's rather adorable. 

Aware wholecar

Street Art // Tuesday, January 07, 2014
 A very angry dog, some poppy pods and a black crow were painted on this whole car train by Aware and benched somewhere in California. 

Ericailcane paints Museo De Arte Contemporáneo in Colombia

Street Art // Monday, January 06, 2014
Lately, an unusual amount of artists have been heading down to paint walls in the once extra dangerous city of Bogota, Colombia. Italian artist, Ericailcane, recently painted the exterior of the oddly shaped Museo De Art Contemporáneo.

"No.27" by Maser in Limerick City, Ireland

Street Art // Monday, January 06, 2014
With the help of the local Limerick city council and youth worker Catherine O'Halloran, street artist, Maser, started his new year off by transforming an abandoned gasoline station into a new space of visual vibrancy. Introducing itself last week, The “Draw Out - Urban Exhibitionists Project” hopes to use the most creative resources to reinvent spaces left unused both visually and functionally. Maser spoke on the project saying he “‘creates work that surprises people and questions their relationship with the familiar and the norm, also how dissociated we are from the space around us” Also included were two cars that were completely painted and the gasloine station will be lit up at night creating a differnet overall effect.

"Saturated Corner" by Elian in Argentina

Street Art // Sunday, January 05, 2014
Elian has taken this street corner building in his hometown of Cordoba, Argentina and systematically splashed it with bold vibrant colors in this new piece entitled "Saturated Corner." The artist works in the realm of abstract minimalism, using subtle gestures and strong color choices with his murals.

New INSA GIFS from around the globe

Street Art // Saturday, January 04, 2014
Tediously and skillfully repainting and photographing his walls several times to create his animated GIFS, INSA has perfected the art of moving murals. It’s been a while since we caught up with INSA who has been darting around the globe the last few months painting in Gambia, Miami, Bogota, London, Hong Kong, and even the Vegas desert.

Roa @ Rise Street Art Festival

Street Art // Friday, January 03, 2014
Never one to take a break from painting murals, this is Roa’s newest piece in Christchurch, New Zealand for the Rise Street Art Festival.

"Bad Hunter" by Fintan Magee

Street Art // Friday, January 03, 2014
A masked, flannel wearing character can be seen attempting to grab some fleeing birds in this new mural by Australian muralist, Fintan Magee, in Bogota, Columbia.

Aryz in Fort Kochi, India

Street Art // Friday, January 03, 2014
Located in the southern region of India, Fort Kochi is where Aryz has painted his “last piece of 2013.” The Spanish artist mentions this was a “Fast one,” painting one of distinct looking characters holding an axe. 

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