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Trolling Banksy

Another day,  another mural by an infamous street artist. Only this time its on the wall of the building where I work. Here it is in all its Рalready defaced Рglory.

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It seemed to be lacking something for me. Maybe it was the monochrome, maybe it was tarnished by the vandalism (vandalising graffiti, that’ll never get old…) but what it really had was 100% less lasers than I thought it needed

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I reckon the Banksies could have tried a bit harder to be honest. I mean, its only really black and white… so I thought I’d man up and finish off the job. Here you go lovey…

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For good measure, here’s how it looked (courtesy of bbc.co.uk/news via Banksy.co.uk) before someone decided to spray black paint all over one side, almost entirely missing the painting. Which wasn’t a deliberate publicity stunt or anything. Nuh-uh. No way sirree bob.

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The Legend of Coldharbour

Once upon a time there was a house on Coldharbour Road. It became infamous for its many crazy, debauched costume parties. I lived there for four years, its where I met my wife. The house lives on as happy memories for many good people. We rocked the place ;)

A few years ago I asked an artist friend of mine who used to live at Coldharbour to draw me a picture of one of the early parties for my 30th birthday (he was infact the guy that found the house, lost the house, then found it again so that the legend could be born…) He never got round to finishing the picture and gave me something different, but equally cherished instead. I wanted to pick up where he left off – this is where I got to with a rough colour test.

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