Category Archives: Stencils

Some Scenics by Phoenix | The Street Artist

Phoenix the Street Artist has been making collage installation street art in public spaces around the Melbourne CBD and beyond since the 1980s. Phoenix works with a combination of drawing and photocopying using cardboard, paper, pencil, pens, box cutters, transparencies, … Continue reading

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Is the Scalpel Mightier Than the Pen?

ELK aka Luke Cornish is an Australian born street artist who has created unique, powerful images from handmade stencils from Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. His rise within the contemporary art world has been meteoric, becoming the first artist to be … Continue reading

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Ha-Ha | ‘It’s better than sex’

Ha-Ha the street artist is also known as Regan Tamanui. As a street artist he has been using spray can and stencil art in and around Melbourne since 2001. He is also a professional artist and gallery curator with several … Continue reading

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Chrissy Amphlett | You’re Not Like the Rest

The late Divinyl’s singer Chrissy Amphlett helped put Australian rock music on the international map and is recognised with a permanent accolade to her in the form of a renamed lane off Little Bourke Street between Spring and Exhibition Streets, … Continue reading

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The Joys of Miso Paste

Street artist Stanislava Pinchuk (aka Miso) creates life-size hand-drawn paste-up projects. Most of her work deals with story-telling myths and folklore. Her work shows influence from her Ukrainian upbringing and eastern European folk and craft traditions. She is often inspired … Continue reading

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Who gives a Zach for this Street Artist?

Lithuanian-born Street and gallery artist Ernest “ZACH” Zacharevic combines fine art techniques and his passion for creating art outdoor, using and oil painting, stencil and spray, installation and sculpture; to produce dynamic compositions both inside and outside of the gallery … Continue reading

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The Heart and Soul of Ghostpatrol

[Above:] Some examples found around Brunswick, Fitzroy, Collingwood and Melbourne CBD areas over a period of time from 2007-2017. Street artist, cartoonist, muralist and general creative artist, David Booth aka Ghostpatrol has travelled the world painting and pasting his art … Continue reading

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Tom Civilian is Too Civil by Half

Street artist Civilian – (aka Tom Civil) is a Melbourne street artist. He came to Melbourne for the S11 blockades for the World Economic Forum in 2000 and decided to stay. Since then, Civil or Civilian has presented “empty shows” … Continue reading

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ROA’s Record of Achievement = No two walls are alike or the same

ECHIDNA: ARGYLE ST. FITZROY, (MELBOURNE), SQUIRREL –  This large squirrel piece is on the side of Blue Bottle Coffee , 160 Berry Street, Brooklyn, New York. Street artist ROA (born c.a. 1976) is a world-wide known street art muralist from Ghent, Belgium … Continue reading

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All I can say is … Serves you right!

This is a story of before… and… after.  I’ve got to say that I truly believe that the local authorities, be it local Council or Railway authorities (doesn’t matter who it is),  have a ‘knack’ at turning what was OK … Continue reading

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Obey the almighty Shepard for he is the giant of graphic art

Famous and influential international Los Angeles contemporary graphic designer, illustrator and street artist Shepard Fairey was born on the 15th February, 1970 in Charleston, S.C.  Shepard’s early interest was skateboarding and through this he later ventured into graphics. He then … Continue reading

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A gnarly second anniversary

Lewis Kristian Marnell  was born in Melbourne, Australia in, December, 1982.  He was a professional international skateboarder who spent much of his life traversing between Australia and Sweden, due to his parents ancestry.  None of this stopped him from pursuing the love of his … Continue reading

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A Burg-meister in street art

Burg is a street artist who is well-known around Melbourne and other places. After recent visits to the NSW coastal nirvana of Byron Bay, Burg has had some recent exhibits both there and back in Melbourne. An artist whose passion … Continue reading

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Proof That Love Steez Forever

This week we came across an incredibly sad sight that has affected us all week. Finding ourselves an ingredient short of a great recipe idea at dinnertime, we made a quick visit to the local supermarket. Parking the car in … Continue reading

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Whovians celebrate their half-century

One of the greatest catch-phrases of the 20th century was “Where were you when JFK was killed?”, which was not to be surpassed until the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, when a similar question was asked – “Where were … Continue reading

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