06.26.13 Personal

Inspiration, when needed.

When days get hectic and I find myself further from my camera than I'd like to be, I draw inspiration from things around me. On the streets, in books, and on the web. Today I'm sharing a snippet I found online of street art from around the world. I hope where you are, it fills your cup for the creative energy we all desire.


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Ed Matthews - Amazing. Some of it reminds me of Banksy, a graffiti artist here in the UK. Legendary stuff.  12.23.13 - 2:16pm
Margaretka - Another set of great murals form city of Lodz in Poland. https://www.facebook.com/strzelecki.konrad/media_set?set=a.10152571287422925.1073741837.834412924&type=3  07.10.13 - 1:54pm
Anja - You know, it's been a challenging two weeks. During which I stepped away from being creative. Stayed away from social media completely. Yours is the first website I visited in two weeks. I knew I'd find inspiration here and I did. It's not about these pictures, it's simply you, typing out loud, sharing and showing. I am grateful for you, Jasmine.  07.09.13 - 7:44am
Katie Jackson - Love the one with the glasses in the snow!!!!  07.02.13 - 10:19am
Andree K. - Had to laugh at the Muhammad Ali picture! I was blown away by the time and creativity the artists spent beautifying their surroundings.   06.28.13 - 6:34pm
Ray Urner - Ha! Those monkeys!  06.28.13 - 2:42pm
Wedding Photographer Adelaide - They are amazing arent they... I just get stunned at how real some of them look.. there some truely gifted people in the world... And Jasmine you are definitely one of them xx  06.27.13 - 7:33am
Denver wedding photographer - Love the glasses in the snow. Lots of creative stuff here. Thanks for sharing!!  06.26.13 - 11:07pm
Michael Stenhjem - The sidewalk drawing have always blown my mind! Why does it seem like most of the street art is taking place out side of the US?  06.26.13 - 7:32pm
Alyssa - I do the same thing. And NYC is one of the best places for that. There is a wall in the Lower East Side that gets fresh coat of paint every few months. There have been some really incredible artists that have painted this wall. I have a specific tag for it on my blog: http://apicandhercamera.tumblr.com/tagged/Bowery-Wall  06.26.13 - 6:01pm
Mayra - Glad to know I'm not the only one who feels this way on crazy days. Thanks for sharing.   06.26.13 - 12:27pm
Norma Skinner - Wow - what a selection. It's all down to looking at things uniquely. Is it acquired or instinctive or, even both?  06.26.13 - 11:42am
Camille - This made me so happy. The human imagination is unbelievable. Thanks for sharing  06.26.13 - 10:51am
Shannon Yates - My niece in the UK does great street art. Here's something she did for converse: http://www.faunagraphic.co.uk/art/faunagraphic-paints-for-converse-video/ She goes by Faunagraphic. I adore her talent.   06.26.13 - 10:23am
Catie Ronquillo Wood - On our recent trip to Berlin, we took a street art "alternative city" tour of Berlin...I have a whole new appreciation for Street Art! I think we saw a piece by the same artist that did the one with the guy pushing the house in black and white. It's pretty amazing since some of them aren't paint at all, but pieced together and essentially wallpapered on the walls! Hope you're fab! xox  06.26.13 - 10:17am
Linda Baca - Those are amazing! Thank you for sharing.  06.26.13 - 10:02am
Stephanie Rogers - Absolutely remarkable and inspiring art!  06.26.13 - 9:07am
Dan T - Love your blog! As a hobbyist who is starting to sell photos, I have learned so much from the information you have shared. Street art has been a constant source of inspiration and enabled me to learn the craft. Thanks again for sharing!  06.26.13 - 9:06am
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