Category Archives: Stencils

Framing Heck | The Hijinks of skr3am and Jinks1

  skr3am and Jinks1 of Redlight Studio have created a number of framed street art images across Melbourne, using pictures of famous icons. So far, the likenesses of ’60s fashion icons such as Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton have graced the … Continue reading

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This is why Maka’s is so popular…

Mike Maka or Makatron (born 1979) is a well known Australian street artist and painter easily recognised by his large scale murals inspired by mechanical machinery, flora and fauna.  Maka uses a mix of aerosol and acrylic water-based paints, whilst … Continue reading

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Born Free | To Be Free

  Be Free is a street artist who began her street art in September, 2010. She uses stencils and free flowing acrylics for installations and street painting and pasting adventures around Melbourne; which she is slowly introducing around the world. … Continue reading

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Suki’s Anything But Kookie

Suki moved to Melbourne starting out in street art with small lino print paste-ups and then progressing to bigger pieces. Suki is inspired by traditional Asian wood block prints, brown-paper fabric and yarn. Suki is a street artist from Melbourne … Continue reading

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Btoy Will Never Be Coy

Born in Barcelona, Spain in 1977, Andrea Michaelsson (aka Btoy) is a female street artist known for creating extremely fine and detailed stencils. Michaelsson studied law for four years before realising it was not the career she wanted and began … Continue reading

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Mister Lister | What a Twister

Brisbane born street artist, contemporary Australian painter and installation artist Anthony Lister (born 1979+) lives in Sydney but his work can be found worldwide on streets, in galleries and decorating high-end shops and businesses. As a 17 year old teenager, … Continue reading

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How to become a Walker Stalker

British street artist David Walker likes to paint around East London. Walker aims to challenge preconceptions about fine art and urban art painting within the gallery confines and the public domain. According to his website, Walker’s works are mostly in … Continue reading

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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 (born 1979) 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 … 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 born in 1978. 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 … Continue reading

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