What do you see?

At the entry of the Art in Island in the Philippines which is a fun interactive 3D museum for the young and not so young. For Sami’s Monday Murals Challenge Also known as “optical art” or “3D art”, “trick art” are mostly two-dimensional images that give the illusion of the third dimension: depth. Art in…

Murals, Windows and More

Windows make the murals more exciting and murals make the windows more interesting! And I believe that is the case here in the following images from an area in Fitzroy near Melbourne. These were taken a few months ago when I had lunch at a cafe with Jack and Pat. This was in one hidden…

Pinocchio

This Pinocchio mural in Thornbury is a work of Preston artist, Hayden Dewar. He has painted six murals in Darebin, including this giant Pinocchio-themed work on the wall of Thornbury pizza restaurant Son of a Pizzaiolo. Darebin Council in Victoria commissioned street artists to create wall-size murals at 10 tagging hot spots for a program…

Carnival

“Carnivals bring out the child in everyone.” – unknown My son, Tim, took a photo of this mural and sent me a link to it so that I will know where it is from. This is the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural at Dalston Lane which was created by Ray Walker in 1985. There is a…

We are ONE

 … We are one, but we are many And from all the lands on earth we come We’ll share a dream and sing with one voice “I am, you are, we are Australian” – lyrics for I am Australian This is the work of British born artist Hayley Welsh. It used to be in one of the street…

Shades of Blue

”She dreams in shades of blue…” – unknown This is a fun compilation of my BLUEs from my archives. Random shades of blue for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge CFFC – Blue … The mini tourist train in Pisa. The sky painting in Art in Island 3D Museum in the Philippine. Haha and do I stand…

Trams

“A tram cannot discover every road! To discover every road, one must leave the predetermined roads!” -Mehmet Murat Ildan I am going on a different direction for this post and I am featuring some murals or designs on the walls of doors and windows of a tram. For Sami’s Monday Murals and for Ludwig’s Monday…

Walking Around the play ground

As some of you may know, there are added restriction nowadays here in Melbourne…so walking around within 5 km of where I live is the only place I can go. Fortunately, I happened to pass this Primary school during my walking exercise, which was not lacking in play equipments, public art and seats. So there…

Melbourne in Pink

“The colour pink makes everything look pretty.” – unknown Pinks in and around Melbourne… pink in murals, in buildings, in public art, in sunset and in nature. What more can you ask for? For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Melbourne in Pink “You can never wrong with a little pink, a lot works…

Avignon Windows

“Keep creating new windows from which to look at your world.” – Don Shapiro This is in connection to my travel post Boomer Travel. This is for Ludwig’s Monday Windows Challenge and for Sami’s Monday Murals Some random mural windows of a building in Avignon, France.

Aboriginal Art behind a leafless tree

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.”– Australian Aboriginal Proverb This is for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday I saw this public art behind a tree as we were walking from a…

Nobody’s favourite colour…

“Oh, come on! Nobody’s favorite color is brown!” – Lee Blessing So…what do you think about brown? Not a particular fave of mine but since it is the colour of coffee and chocolate then I guess I could change my perception of the colour. This is for BeckyB’s #TreeSquare challenge. Same area as my yesterday’s…