"This isn't a watercolor, it's a mural." - Erich Segal

The banner mural of ships and fishing supplies decorates the fence of a parking lot just off Marine Drive in White Rock B.C.
(Artist unknown)

Subscription info and followers below posts.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Commercial Drive's Mardi Gras

The party is definitely Mardi on the mural that runs the length of this Commercial Drive establishment.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

WaaZuBee mountain

Not sure about the significance of this snowy mountaintop mural - another one in the Commercial Drive collection.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Style montage

This Commercial Drive storefront mural is a mixed bag of styles - from the First Nations poles and longhouse on the upper left, to grade-school figures in the foreground. Could be a joint effort?

(Click on photo to enlarge)

Thursday, September 17, 2009


This mural above the Pasta Bar & Grill on Commercial Drive is easy to miss. The beach-going bovine quartet look like they're all set for a day at Kits.

(Click on photo to enlarge)

Monday, September 14, 2009

The Drive

This Commercial Drive mural by Ben T. Senetchko shows people enjoying the variety of activities one observes all the time on this funky street.

(Click on any photo to enlarge)

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Vivid and mouth-watering

Is this gorgeous or what? Love the colors, love the location. It makes me want to get out there and buy potatoes and green onions, for crying out loud!

(Click on any photo to enlarge)

Monday, September 07, 2009

Native style

This mural is drawn in the style of Native art. Too bad it's tucked away in a back lane and easy to miss.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Oriental symbols

This dream-inspired mural (on Commercial Drive in Vancouver) is no doubt loaded with significance given the tiger, panda, lion and the palm trees that look a lot like Chinese characters.

Here it is, first stitched together with close-ups below.

(Click on photos to enlarge)



All writing and images © Copyright 2006 - 2013
by Violet Nesdoly

Canadian Top Blogs - "Art" category

Top Canadian Blogs - Top Blogs