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Walls with Paint: Walking hands

In 'Walls with Paint,' Eindhoven-based artist, photographer, and art lover Lukedaduke shares the story behind outstanding street art in Eindhoven. This month (at the same time the very last one) the hand-painted work by Hanneke Wetzer.

Nope, there's nothing wrong with your eyes. This is the last Walls with Paint, brought to you by Lukedaduke. For one last time, enjoy the story about a magnificent mural, including a personal message at the end.

It has been busy on the Eindhoven walls over the last couple of months: Step in the Arena in June, Saïd Kinos painted two tunnels at Dirk Boutslaan and Ruysdaelbaan, Effective Collective painted an overpass at Aalsterweg and a bicycle tunnel underneath Professor Doctor Dorgelolaan, the alley called Achterom in the city center had a brand new make-over, and Het Stroomhuis plus surrounding walls got a new paint job directed by Lempke.

In addition to all this colorful mayhem, a small wall was painted near the bus station Neckerspoel by Hanneke Wetzer. Last year, she painted four walls with a footlike theme called "Walk the Walk." The Bus drivers were tired of the dull white surface when having their lunch break, and thus Hanneke was asked to brighten up this wall as well.

She draws a 'Being' every single day; a human figure, drawn without making a sketch.

Hanneke graduated from HKU (art academy) in Utrecht. In the past, she painted at Step in the Arena, made a photo series with her new BFF (and doll) Nadiah during the lockdown, and at this moment, she draws a 'Being' every single day; a human figure drawn on paper without making a sketch before.

The mural at Neckerspoel, 'walking hands,' is derived from her project 'Beings.' Want to see more 'Beings' or even become one yourself? Visit MU Hybrid Art House at Strijp-S. There will be two massive works on display until August 27th. Don't forget to bring your camera!

And there you have it! This was the last Walls With Paint written by me (aka Lukedaduke). For almost four years, I wrote these little articles about street art in Eindhoven, supported by complementary photos. Hopefully, you enjoyed everything as much as I did and appreciate all these artworks even more, when you're walking around town.