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842. Upfest 2016 (135)

OK…I will say that this, for me, is one of the most fantastic small pieces, not only at Upfest but anywhere, that I have seen. The portrait of Einstein by Yassen Nenov (Yasko) is kind of crazy, but beautifully sprayed. 119 more words

UK

The Devil in Disguise

Alex was my high school sweetheart. We met in kindergarten but it was only on my 16th birthday that he kissed me for the first time. 1,475 more words

Observing Brussels

Yielding

Here I am..

struggling

with eyes shut tight

fighting

against myself…

thrashing

around

in the debris…

I yield

I  yield…

and set myself  free.

Pome & Photo ©Mairi McLean 2017

Poetry

The 13 Basic Styles of Graffiti

Graffiti is everywhere; some say the drawings on the pyramids are graffiti, others say modern advertising is graffiti. Even if you disregard those, graffiti is globally present on the streets from Los Angeles to Tokyo. 481 more words

Knowledge

The HOPE Outdoor Gallery and Other Underrated Places

HOPE Outdoor Gallery (The Grafitti Park)

Overall Rating: 10     Good for: ages 15+     Time Spent: 1 hour

The HOPE Outdoor Gallery is a place I’ve visited more than a few times in my relatively short lifetime, and it will always be one of my favorite places to be. 252 more words

Adults

Artists at work.

My skills in sketching with sidewalk chalk are limited to basic shapes (triangles, ovals, hearts), the alphabet, and if I’m feeling really creative: stick figures. 87 more words

Photography