Smug

Arts and Culture Frankston

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Phone: 1300 322 842

Description

Augmented Reality 
This is an augmented reality artwork. Watch the artwork come to life through animation by downloading the Big Picture Series AR App, available on the App Store or Google Play.

To activate this artwork:
1. Download the Big Picture Series App.
2. Head to the artwork located at Park Lane, rear 35 Playne Street. 
3. Choose the AR camera, hold your phone up and ensure the artwork is in frame.
4. See the artwork come to life!

Artist Bio

Known for his photo realism graffiti work, Smug, or Smug One is an Australian contemporary street artist of great skill residing in Glasgow . Using nothing but spray cans, he was able to gain mastery over a difficult task of making highly technical pieces that are somehow edgy, cheeky, and incredibly playful. In order to recreate absolute realism, artists usually have a lot of time on their hands, tiny and precise brushes, and a quiet work space where no one will disturb them.

Those are the three things that none of the graffiti writers have at their disposal, and yet, some of them, Smug being the perfect example, are able to create amazing large-scale wall pieces that look like they could be photographs. There is hardly a compliment of greater significance for any artist attempting to work in photo realism.

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Map & Directions

Park Lane, Frankston