Kick Hass

Street art has been very thin on the ground in Cardiff during this lockdown period for obvious reasons but as things are eased and people are allowed out more than once a day now it seems colourful street art is starting to make a resurgence. On Cardiff’s City Road in Cathays this really colourful peacock…

Freshers street art

September heralds the start of the new academic year and the arrival of a whole new batch of freshers to the City along with a whole new batch of street art brightening up the student quarters too. First up is this monochrome interpretation of the BBC drama Peaky Blinders featuring three of the main cast…

Blues Dragon

Nestled in the student suburb of Cathays and located on the side of The Cathays Conservative Club is another creation from local artist Spk. Set on Wyeverne Street Spk has created an undercover dragon in bright blue sporting a Colombo type raincoat complete with cheeky grin! He’s definately upto no good! Complete with the title…

Fish ‘n drips

It seems customary in Cardiff now that tattoo parlours, restaurants and takeaways to feature some element of street art either inside or outside of their premises. Local artists Rmer and Spk seem to have the local Cardiff contract shared between them with a few previous pieces featured below. (click on any image to view more…

Jammin and painting

The lanes just off City Road have always been a major draw for graffiti and street artists alike and have always attracted a wide selection of artists from the taggers upto professional artists. A mix of work ranging from giant pieces on full length walls from the likes of Colourdoomed and Phil Morgan to much…

Rmer games

Painted at the very end of May – where three local lads took to the Elm Street lanes for another amazing wall in the Roath area of Cardiff. Rmer, Karmone and Hoxeone painted on the side of the Four Elms pub creating this stunning visual assault. View this post on Instagram Badman @hoxe0ne A post…

Vacation dawgz

It’s always great to hear when an artist is painting a new wall in Cardiff – but it’s even more exciting news when you hear it’s a collaboration between two of them – step forward Colourdoomed and HB for the latest masterpiece in the city. Local photographer Terry Matthews has been passing the location each…

Ginger head men

Watching gracefully over activities in the back lanes of Roath – it’s the latest work from artist Colourdoomed. Set on the gable end of a bricked building this work really stands out amongst all the other tags and graffiti that covers nearly every inch of the battered old lane just off City Road. Two new…

Kera Doomed

Back in Spring local artist Colour Doomed took to a red bricked wall at Fitzroy Street in the Roath part of the city and painted this amazing ‘Ginger man’ Nestling next door to the Trackside Studios and an alley full of street art this was a welcomed addition to the area. The cigarette smoking chap…

Empty Walls 2013: Kera

Kera is a German graphic designer and street artist born and living in Berlin. Kera has been painting street art for over ten years and has developed his style to be bright and bold featuring geometric forms and patterns. He arrived in Cardiff to take part in the Empty Walls festival held in the Cathays…

Graffiti tour of Cardiff

Steffan Cravos has taken a graffiti tour of the streets of Roath and Cathays for the Welsh language programme Y Lle. Taking in the familiar routes of Gremlin Alley and Elm Street lanes he showcases the talents of Colour Doomed, Om Ni Vore and Rmer. (amongst other Cardiff artists.) Y Lle is a weekly magazine…