Mural’s around Nelson CDB

We had a look at some of the current murals that are around the center of town.

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‘Chris Finlayson reflected the giant palms in the
1903 Square when he painted Nature Outgrows
the Urban Jungle 8 in 2010. It creates a lush
looking oasis in this inner city site.’ retrieved 2/3/14 http://www.nelsoncitycouncil.co.nz/leisure/recreation/walks-and-walkways/heritage-walks/city-murals-walk/

A group member suggested creating a mural on a mural..

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‘Painted in 1995 by Finnish Artist Sirpa Alalaakkola,
Modiglianis Trout 10 is in the style of famous
Italian artist Modigliani, known for his use of
mask-like faces and elongated forms. It was
commissioned by the Youth Hostel Association for
their building and features a humorous take on an
iconic New Zealand outdoors scene.’ retrieved 2/3/14 http://www.nelsoncitycouncil.co.nz/leisure/recreation/walks-and-walkways/heritage-walks/city-murals-walk/

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These murals by Belgian street artist ROA are my favorites they are bold and bright. I love the detail.. they are the kind of mural that will be a landmark, something that will stay in tourists memory’s and remind them of Nelson. For locals they brighten up their commute and city.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/9608015/Opinions-and-murals-black-and-white retrieved  2/3/14

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About jessshirley1981

Hi there, Im a 33 year old mum of two, a 7 year old daughter and a 5 year old son. I am studying for the BA in Arts & Media part time, I have just finished L6 Studio this semester 2, 2014. My passion is photography, here is a link to my facebook photography page for those of you that are interested https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jessica-Shirley-Photography/414300345298086
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