Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

What was once an unloved store front

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This was a community revitalization mural project I completed a couple years ago in my hometown, the owners let me have creative free range, I interviewed the family business (since 1945) and ended up meeting their pet companions/shop dogs, Molly and Comet, and casting them as the lead roles. The shop is called Hillhurst Hardware, it is in an area known as Kensington/Sunnyside, it is considered to be an urban village within my city, with unique shops, coffee shops, restaurants, tea houses and so on. Hillhurst Hardware do not offer pet hair cuts….

If you like what you see here have a look at my ‘I do murals’ link
I do murals

I am always looking for new projects.

FotoMahaloness -courtesy Jamie Osborne, Global Colors, the first mural I ever worked on was this one for Cirque du Soleil, taught me everything I would need to know about murals. Mahalo Jamie:)



Author: hälts

Hi my name is hälts, I am a Canadian artist, geographer, film worker and mostly a human being. I did not grow up thinking I wanted to be an artist, things just kind of fell into place. Art is a special gift humans have developed since inception. Mother Earth is the greatest artist, and who keeps me humble on my path. I mostly paint, and use acrylic with an assortment of brushes and touches, and sometimes watercolour. I am also well rounded with airbrush skills, spray paint, digital art and production, filmmaking, photography and drawing. I make fine art work, small paintings, big paintings, murals, wearable art, functioning art, and art for healing. I go wherever calls. I inspire while also being inspired by this planet, and my fellow beings. Life is a gift, and that's how I treat it. If that's not enough for you, then perhaps someone else can fill your expectation. I have no one to impress, I don't do this to be cool, and I care about this planet as much as Greta Thunberg, thank you very much, and all the life it sustains. I am not pro this person or that person, politically agnostic, I am spiritual, I am happy, I am sad, I am love, I am fear, I am joy, I am sorrow, I am all that humans are. I don't care about celebrities endorsements, and reminder there are many folk out there doing their part for Mother Earth, in their own way long before the current movement, upheaval does not create forever change, it goes in cycles, it always has and it always will, just sit in front the ocean and see it for yourselves. Most of all I just am. Thank you kindly, hälts

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