New Spades characters popping up again

On my travels through the City Centre recently and imagine my surprise when I spotted a big bright pink thing on the window of Howell’s! Yep the cheeky little blob/whale character, by artist Spades, had made a return to Cardiff! This time aerosols weren’t used but instead a mixture of crayon and pens/ink?

New blob grafitti characters!

I got myself a brand new Fuji FinePix HD20 EXP today and as it was so sunny it was time to take a wander and see how good this 16MP camera really was! As per usual I never read the instruction manual and prefer just to find out with trial and error….anyway another post coming…

Spades ‘blob character’ used for Referendum Vote poster

Venturing via a different route in the back-end of town and passing over this ‘well-decorated’ railway bridge – set all alone amongst an area going through huge redevelopment – located between the edge of the City Centre, Grangetown and Cardiff Bay. (Which part of Cardiff would you say this is actually within? answers on a…

More whale characters from Spades

The third in a series of unearthing these great little graffiti characters dotted around Cardiff City Centre. Im not entirely sure how to describe them but people have previously named them Whales or Blobs! I spotted the first few in Cardiff Bus Station in the small alleyway that runs alongside the Cardiff Council drop in…

Graffiti – Art or vandalism?

Growing up in Cardiff over the last 30 years I have seen many changes in the City but none have been more prevalent than the huge increase in graffiti – especially over the last couple of years. I will use the term graffiti with the official definition of that being the name for images or…

Graffiti characters around Cardiff update

Well after the success of the first batch of graf characters hidden around Cardiff I thought I’d share a few more with you! All geo-tagged in Flickr so just click any photo to see a larger version complete with all the info.

Duel and Spades graffiti

Whilst walking through Cardiff City Centre today I came across these fantastic little characters on the walls around St Davids 2 complex as recommended by Allie Brock Below are also a few others I found near the City Centre. Im just getting to grips with how much to tweak the images in Photoshop so I…