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STREET ART – Phil Morgan ‘Made in Roath’

The first Empty Walls festival was held throughout the Cathays and Roath parts of Cardiff in 2013. The event attracted 12 local and international artists to transform the Capital’s streets to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city. A whole range of artists painted the City including Phlegm, Colour Doomed, Run, 3Dom and Helen […]

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STREET ART – Giant Pencils by HB

Quietly lurking on telegraph poles and walls amongst a Cardiff back lane are some giant pencils. (what else did you expect?) Dotted around the lanes off City Road are the latest creation from local artist ‘HB.’ Here she has created 3ft high pencils in black and white, complete with a signature of ‘Hb’ lying amongst […]

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STREET ART – Stand-up by Colour Doomed

Needing no introduction another striking piece by local artist Colour Doomed features in the alleys off Northcote Lanes in Roath, Cardiff Featuring a really colourful skeleton singing his heart out into a mic. Strikingly warm colours enhanced by the strong low Winter sunshine – really love that drip effect onto the floor too.

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Street Art – Jo¥ for Empty Walls Festival

The first Empty Walls festival was held throughout the Cathays and Roath parts of Cardiff in 2013. The event attracted 12 local and international artists to transform the Capital’s streets to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city. A whole range of artists painted the City including Phlegm, Colour Doomed, Run, 3Dom and Helen […]

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STREET ART – Phlegm Dragon in Cardiff

Born in North Wales but now residing in Sheffield, Phlegm is a cartoonist and illustrator known for his self-published comics and amazing graffiti and street art. It was great to hear that Phlegm was to pay his first official visit to paint in Cardiff as part of the Empty Walls festival. The event invited 12 […]

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STREET ART – Phlegm #1 in Cardiff

Born in North Wales but now residing in Sheffield, Phlegm is a cartoonist and illustrator known for his self-published comics and amazing graffiti and street art. Phlegm continually seems to be travelling all around the world spreading his huge pieces featuring large, quirky creatures on buildings, vehicles, structures and derelict areas throughout the planet! And […]

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STREET ART – Shady looking chickens

What the cluck? Sinisterly lurking amongst a busy City Road in Cardiff are an army of chickens. Lovingly splashed across some wooden boards where they are definately upto no good. Six almost monochrome chickens protect this vacant site whilst students pass by with their Kentucky Fried Chicken from the numerous outlets around the area. Just […]

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STREET ART – Helen Bur at The Empty Walls festival

Helen Bur is no stranger to Cardiff as she got her Fine Art degree at the Cardiff School of Art but you may not have already seen some of her work around Cardiff. Check out this link to see some photos of Helen’s previous work around The Cardiff Fashion Quarter:- https://djleekee.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/street-art-womanby-street/ You definately cannot miss […]

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STREET ART-3dom of the City

Hailing from our cousins over the water, 3dom’s street art is usually found around the streets of Bristol and beyond. 3dom is an illustrator and artist who paints cartoons, mixed with semiology and surrealism which are vibrant, provocative and deeply personal. Luckily now he has arrived in Cardiff to take part in the Empty Walls […]

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AUTUMN is on it’s way…. (Papa’s got a brand new wig)

Earlier in the year this fantastic piece of Street Art by Rmer1 really caught my attention and evenmoreso with the plant growing over the top of the roof! It was only another walk down the Elm Street lanes later in the year that I realised that Autumn was definately on it’s way…. This piece of […]

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STREET ART – Colour Doomed and Om ni vore

Glaring at you on one of the biggest walls on the Elm Street lanes just off Newport Road is this little beauty. A collaboration by Colour Doomed and Om ni vore. First up is this rather colourful smoking and drinking skeleton by Om ni vore. Purple boned and being very devillish with all that contraband! […]

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Cardiff Half Marathon 2012

Well it’s exactly 24 hours since I crossed the finish line of the Cardiff Half Marathon 2012 in the Civic Centre of Cardiff to crowds of thousands! What an achievement and what a day! It all began with an early night on the Saturday before having to get up at 06:45 and taking onboard all […]

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GRAFITTI-New work in Cathays and Roath

It was time to take another trawl around the ‘creative’ areas of Cathays and Roath (ok it’s where all the students live and they seem to accept and produce street art a lot more than the rest of Cardiff!) This time beginning at Cathays Community Centre and some amazing pieces from the locals including a […]

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GRAFFITI-Lembo work around Cathays and Roath

Ever walked along a street around Roath, Cathays and even the City Centre and spotted a small cat lurking on a lampost or street sign? Well it’s probably by local street artist Lembo. I don’t actually know anything else about this character apart from to say that they predominently feature cats, stencils and the odd […]

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PHOTOS-Wintry graffiti around Cardiff

Taking a stroll around the City Centre and Roath and unearthing some more great grafitti and street art gracing our city’s walls. There was some great light whilst we were in dpeth of a really harsh cold spell and so made for some cracking photos!

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