Back on an old wall – between the buffed and the salvaged. The flowers to the right are leftovers from 2011. If you look closely you’ll see that when the wall was painted they deliberately painted around the flowers. A nice gesture. Most often the outcome is like the blot on the left….
The process behind one of these murals are shown in a time-laps sequence here: http://vimeo.com/79704168
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