The Urban Scrawl is a 2-day arts festival organized by the Franklinton Arts District showcasing the live creation of wall murals by artists from Central Ohio and beyond. The completed murals (57 in total this year) are then put up for auction at a fundraiser for art and art education. This year marked the 12th year for the scrawl and our second time attending.
Some murals were individual projects and some were group projects but no matter how many were painting and spraying, they were all amazing works of art.
This is Sarah Hess and her little one who was totally oblivious to what was going on. To create the beautiful mural behind her while carrying her child in front of her is what I call having a serious skill set.
As soon as I saw a turtle from the distance I had to run over there and talk to the artist Sonya Lucas who was creating a mural about how we humans are endangering the lives of certain creatures we share the earth with like turtles and honey bees.
I didn’t talk to this artist whose social media name is Miss.Birdy. She was up on a ladder working her artistic magic. I noticed a lot of the artists were wearing headphones; wonder what they were listening to to help them create…
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