One of the features of Melbourne is its tiny lane ways that criss cross the city. I went and saw Hosier Lane recently get repainted which I’ll show you another time. This week I was lucky enough, to tag along with the group of teenagers I teach art to, on a guided Street Art Tour run by Blender Studios, which I highly recommend.
The teenagers have become disengaged with school for various reasons, the program we run aims to create a pathway for them to reengage with education. After this tour the students will create a piece of art on a large panel of wood, they’ve been excited by this project and wrote me a shopping list. So, I have been buying multiple spray cans and things called Fat Caps, Vegan Caps and Widow Makers. I’m kind of excited too, I’ve seen lots of street art I admire, but haven’t been involved with making any before. My paintings are on a much, smaller scale. I can’t show you all the amazing art we looked at, because my students are in the photographs, so here is just a tiny snapshot.