Hopefully I’ll be back up to date with my blog (don’t hold your breath) just had my internet repaired for the third time, so for the moment it’s back to being rubbish as opposed to none existent. This is some of what’s been going on in Sheffield. Well he’s definitely back, Hungry Horace rides again….Hooray!! Dala pasting pretty ladies everywhere.Yabba Dabba Doo! Love it, can’t read it though…. although I am informed it’s Deap. (thanks to my secret mine of graff information)Touching tribute wall by Byne for his dad. Dealt x Kosy, homage to Viz. Nice to see Kosy in the city again.Ogosh x Alas much like. Pfog M4 buzzing colourscheme. Gums, very fond of his cheeky characters. Quite like this, Toefoo. Little ray of sunshine, seen a few of these now, always make me smile. STOG x Meth A Trik9, a rhapsody in blue, fantastic! Double Rocket01, does it get any better than this? 😀 Brayk Graff, kind of cute , kind of creepy, a bit like me 😉Coloquix’s lady is beginning to write…and so is her cat, lovely.Osim x Jonas, a cracking combination, always good to see.Mace, absolute banger! JDavies (Kame) 4 pieces to melt your mind. 4eyes, always consistent but seems a bit more active recently. No idea, but I like the colours,some one should give me a job as an art critic…….I’d be absolutely useless! Ha! 😀
Mila K, seems to be keeping busy this year, long may it continue.D7606, Hangin’ on the Telephone with Debbie Harry.Face The Strange x Pop Art Is Dead collaboration,funky.Ogosh x Alas, loving these guys work at the moment.Jahoer, not a name I’m familiar with, like the style though.Phlegm, the arty shot. 😉Rate x Monkey See, nice combination of styles.Mars, going large, for a change 😉Corpse doodlings on the back of one of his pasteups that was starting to remove itself from the wall. Bob, I do like Bob.Pawski, fantastic as always but this one is something really special.Dala, pretty flowers, patterns and decorated ladies are starting to appear quite regularly around the city.Zone,really happy to see this master back on it. Xhastexo x Bine, has been altered since this photo was taken, due to some childish shenanigans, but this is the original in in all its glory.Alex Ekins, peddler Raven, sleeping on the job. Rackone x Kode’ banging wall, took me ages to get a decent shot because of cars parked in front of it!Earth x ?, popping up more regularly these days, which can only be a good thing. Dems x Osim(?), spongey floors are not a favourite of mine, but worth the trauma for this..Alan x Teml x Dyson x ? x Riseone x ?, great wall, 6 artists, I bet it was quite a party. Cheeky pair in a nice little spot! Sheep, having a spliff… It’s been two years since we lost Clem Alice and the pain is still very raw for his friends and family, tributes have appeared marking the anniversary of his death, although the artists that were closest to him, commemorate him on every piece they do.This Clem Alice piece is, I think, where ‘Long Live The Explorer’ first appeared. Sleep well George. x
Narke x Nowt, lovely colours in this Acid Junkies piece. Really liking this by Rambo.Mornin’ beautiful! Why thank you Miso!TCM wonderful wall, featuring Zero, Trik9, Prone Kode, Mars and Legal.Mist1, Sheffield legend, had someone in Bristol asking me about this chap.Link, had a birthday recently I hear… Sico, with a valentine message for someone special, I think 🙂 Pawski, on top form with this lovely lady.Alex Ekins tribute/show of solidarity to the Charlie Hebdo victims. Olds, not sure if he’s a local or a regular visitor, but I like his work.Stampy Longnose, by one of the youngest artists on the scene at the tender age of 8!Ogosh x Alas deadly combination.
Got to practice my mountaineering skills to view this wonderful creation by Foundry.Found this little lady by Coloquix hiding out in pigeon land too.And this death defying, but only just, piece by Brisk was near the summit.Reverse graffiti at it’s very best, I do love it when a cover up only reinforces what it’s meant to cover up!YMYD, very busy body at the moment, still not sure whether it’s Gun House or Bun House… but I’d choose death by bun any day 🙂 Rise One quality.Dyson, feeling the rainbow, well most of it.The Funky Mind Benders, in your face! 🙂JD really love this style.‘Your brain is a terrible thing to waste’ – Cantastic Art.Lollipops, interesting collab between C3 and D7606.Haven’t seen this little fellow about for a while, Xhastexo.Peachzz and Teddy BN7, cracking piece in a great location.Tulip by Dala, sometimes something so simple can look so effective.Kent has been the target of a dogging campaign recently, at least this one is untouched.Not a new one I think, but only just spotted this little Eug.Spotted this too, don’t know who it’s by though.As some of you will know, work has begun on the former Gatecrasher site, hopefully we won’t lose the boards just yet.
Well my internet’s still buggered, should be back to normal soon. Good job the weather’s been so lousy I haven’t been out much.
Oh and just in case you were wondering, I have it on good authority that Felm is the correct pronunciation of Phlegm… so now you know! 😉
It’s always great to meet people as passionate about my hobby/ obsession as I am, so imagine how happy I was that one like-minded individual, was not only making the trip over from Australia to the UK (and Europe), but made it as far as Sheffield too! And it was my privilege to show her the sights over the two days she was here. Lady P as some of you may know is a graffaholic and I think it’s fair to say we have a lot in common. We tried to fit in as much as we could, but didn’t make it to all the spots I’d hoped. It was strange to realise how much I no longer notice, just because it’s there. It was good to see each place through another persons’ eyes.
Despite having never been finished the Phlegm piece above is still amazing.
This Mega Production by Kode, Lone, Gzos and Mars was one I’d not seen up close, looks pretty special.Bumped into some of the new crop of artists in the city,was good to put names to pieces, the one above is by Desmond.Lady P caught in action photographing Peachz at work.The latest piece of loveliness from Eugene Booms.Lady P was able to see CoLor Art and Narke creating this fabulous piece, I think she took a few snaps too.I don’t know anything about Anubis, but I really like what he does, this is my favourite so far.Spied a beautiful Coloquix lady.Lady P was quite taken with this wall by H2i.Solo, I hope I got it right this time! Really like it anyway.I’ve not heard of Purpz before, not sure whether he’s local or not, cool piece though.Sico, seems to be all over the place at the moment. 🙂 Rather fond of these little critters by ABC.A horned lady by Casino, love the style of these.Really like this combination of paste up and paint by Dala.Making use of the architectural features, Meth. Another making use of the architecture, can somebody tell me who it is please? I now know it’s Brisk 🙂Robo x Brisk, enjoying watching their styles and skills develop.Dyson consistently good.Paid a visit to the studio where Foundry works with his brother,and found this sexy lady on the wall.Lady P was keen to see as much as she could in her time with us, this piece by Rocket was the next to the last she saw on her trip.
It says a lot for Sheffield that someone like Lady P from so faraway, would be aware of what is going on here and want to come and see it for herself. I think we gave her a pretty grand tour, giving her a proper Yorkshire welcome and introducing her to a traditional English chippy and the questionable delights of dandelion and burdock!
It was a real pleasure to have her here I do hope she enjoyed it as much as I did…….Oh and by the way, she never said g’day once!