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Making Murals Through Small Explosions

(Video Link) I’m not sure how he does it, but a Portuguese artist named Alexandre Farto carves murals into walls by setting off small explosions. The above music video for the band Orelha Negra shows the process. Gallery via Geekologie

A Love Letter For You, Murals by Stephen Powers

Urban art comes in all kinds of flavor, but this may be my favorite: “A Love Letter For You,” a project by Stephen Powers where he paints various murals with lovey-dovey messages around Philadelphia (yes, the City of Brotherly Love – how appropriate!) Just in time for Valentine’s Day, too! Link – via 30gms

"Where the Wild Things Are" Chalk Wall Art Timelapse video

[YouTube - Link] It took over 11 hours to create these two “Where the Wild Things Are” chalk murals at Arnold DC, a Washington ad agency. Watch the timelapse video of their creation, using over 1,500 stills. Really cool. From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by branwellington.