Archive for the Graffiti Category

Josh Stika painting away!

Posted in Artwork, arty farty, Graffiti, London, observation, Off The Wall, Street Art with tags , , , , on June 11, 2017 by lkthayer

https://www.instagram.com/joshstika/

Josh Stika snapped by Mitch Hicks 10th June 2017

Sighted on a wall

Posted in Artwork, arty farty, Graffiti, London, observation, Off The Wall, Street Art with tags , , , , on March 15, 2017 by lkthayer

Street art by K-Guy…. Made me smile!

Snap & comment by Mitch Hicks

Almost there!

Posted in Artwork, Graffiti, observation, Off The Wall, Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 19, 2016 by lkthayer

dscf4946eApproaching the end of a year of a few thousand snaps and with thoughts of the many snaps I have not shown. The artwork of JXC snapped in Leake Street is one I want to share, as it shows so much emotion in such a troubled world. Quite an eventful year of travel for me, but my mind and body deeply feels the pain of decline… Not sure that I  can add much more to this blog anymore. Your support has always been so heartwarming, thanks…

May I wish you all a very happy festive safe and enjoyable countdown to the end of 2016… Quite a year in many ways…….

Snap & comment by Mitch Hicks

I’ve been waiting….

Posted in Artwork, arty farty, Big Trouble!!!, Collage, Graffiti, London, observation, Off The Wall, Street Art with tags , , , , , , , on December 6, 2016 by lkthayer

dsc03990bbOrignal sketch looking down from the Village Underground at the King John car park and Shoreditch beyond. Drawn by John Dolan with collages added by other street artists.

dec4Jim Vision (Probs) & Izer painted the epic ” The Attack Of The Moloids”

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Snaps taken in the King John car park 3rd Decemember 2016

I’ve been waiting a couple of years to get into the King John car park off Holywell Lane. The car park is now a building site of regeneration. But I took my chance to slip thru a broken barrier fence to snap the remaining artwork left on the walls. Quite a few of the snaps were painted by  local artist Jim Vision. Sorry I can’t credit the other artists… Over the years there have been many murals painted here. Access has always been a problem due to the security car parking gate attendants keeping us snappers out!!

dsc02215Village Underground wall facing the car park snapped in 2013

Snaps & Comment by Mitch Hicks

Almost Found A Lowry In Leake Street

Posted in Artwork, arty farty, Dressing Up, Graffiti, innocent bystander, London, Love, observation, Off The Wall with tags , , , , on November 22, 2016 by lkthayer

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Wrong about the Lowry but did find a wedding couple having a jump!

Snaps taken 19th November 2016

Comment and snaps by Mitch Hicks

Save Yourselves

Posted in Artwork, arty farty, Collage, Graffiti, London, observation, Off The Wall, Pub, Street Art with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2016 by lkthayer

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savey1ADIA ~ DONK ~ NEOH ~ UNGA

helpy3EDWIN ~ HIN ~ MARLARKO ~ FLOAT

savey3MIGHTY MO and more artwork for sale in Stour Space Gallery

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 Hackney Wick (please don’t piss here)

Just a few snaps from a trip to Hackney Wick to see the “Save Yourselves” exhibition. Good to see so many street artists supporting Adia Wilde in the struggle to save the artyfarty haven of The Wick. Lots of sadness I felt in seeing the area being destroyed as I strolled around snapping away!

Snaps & comment by Mitch Hicks

Fellow Street Art Hunter

Posted in arty farty, Big Trouble!!!, Collage, Graffiti, London, observation, Off The Wall, Sticker, Street Art with tags , , , on October 28, 2016 by lkthayer

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Sometimes hunting down street art throws up the unexpected… On my way back to Hackney Wick Station having spent the day snapping street art in East London.  I spotted the well-respected street art photographer & street art tour guide guru Dave Stuart. Always a pleasure talking to Dave and I hope he likes my snap collage of the day! Well worth checking out Dave’s websites below.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nolionsinengland/

http://www.graffoto.co.uk/

Snap & collage by Mitch Hicks