It was amazing to see so many walls were given over to act as giant canvas for the artists to paint but also what else they found in the city to adapt too!
One billboard just off the main street has already created controversy for its content so was prime for some additions during the two day festival!
A few paste ups by Smiler and some spray cans were added early on to the billboard advertising the ‘I Saw it First’ clothes website.
But it was on the second day of the festival that some extra letters were added to their company name along with a few subtle stickers.
Whereas another gorilla was located in front of a National Lottery billboard, sat on a toilet holding a placard with:-
Opposite the Upfest gallery there was a billboard where there have been many crafty additions in previous years – so this year a white sheet was placed upon it and the text added:-
The best things in life aren’t things!
More posts on the official artists’ work coming during the next week.