Sophie Long, North Street, Bristol, January 2020

2835. North Street

I love seeing Sophie Long’s work on the streets and simply don’t see enough of it out there, so finding this on North Street a little while back was genuinely a wonderful surprise. Her striking wildlife paintings/street art are truly beautiful and nearly always have this characteristic dripping which marks the piece as one of hers.

Sophie Long, North Street, Bristol, January 2020
Sophie Long, North Street, Bristol, January 2020

This tiger is skilfully done, although if I were being ultra critical I’d say the the body proportions aren’t quite right. The head is a little exaggerated and the body too short, but it does comply with our mind’s eye of what a tiger looks like. I very much look forward to seeing more of her work if and when the lock down eases.

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I am Stephen. I live in Bristol, UK. I decided to shorten my this: Wildlife, haiku, travel, streetart, psychogeography and my family. Not necessarily in that order.

3 thoughts on “2835. North Street”

  1. She painted this under much duress it has to be said.
    On that day we were treated to some biblical weather and then the drunks outside the pub opposite started having a go and she had forgotten her headphones and so had to endure it for hours . . .

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