In recent years, Richmond has (thankfully) come to appreciate and encourage street art and murals. There are colorful painted walls on every block and even on the vehicles that line the streets. If you've ventured anywhere around the area, you've probably seen the work of Brad Bacon. Specializing in painted signs, murals and the occasional vehicle, he also incorporates awesome illustrations into his work. Read on to find out more about him and his process.
Ever heard of Birchbox? BarkBox? BroBox? Monthly box subscription services are a popular way to have samples of products delivered right to your door. One of those services is SketchBox, which offers a variety of art supplies.
Anywhere you look around this city, you're bound to spot the work of the two-man company Sure Hand Signs. Ross Trimmer and Aaron Cruse have been adding their hand painted touch here in Richmond and all along the east coast for years. I talked to Ross about why he started the business and what he loves most about sign painting in Richmond
Richmond, Virginia is full of history. You can see it from the cobblestone streets to the classic architecture. My favorite relics in this city are the ghost signs speckled throughout.
The term "graffiti" can get confusing. The lines are starting to blur between vandalism and street art. I caught up with local aerosol artist ENVYS for his take on the subject and to figure out how he creates those crazy-looking letters.