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For the last few months I have been developing a blog space that shows off my extensive library of imagery. The best thing about it, is that you can cross-reference items with tags (or keywords),...

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Sprite by Chu

Coca Cola Schweppes

March 2002

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Sprite by Chu
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Size: 6m x 5m

Media: aerosol

Location: Epic skatepark, Birmingham


Epic skatepark is a multi-purpose skatepark in Birmingham. Coca Cola's brand 'Sprite' had a budget for branding oppurtunities in the park. I was asked to paint a huge mural on the wall at the side of the 14 foot vert ramp.

The feeling up the ladder while skateboarders were running on the ramp was a little 'hairy'. Skateboards would often leave the ramp (and the skater behind) whilst they hit my ladder or my paint. One fateful moment when I was sorting paint out on the floor, a board sped off the ramp - i saw it in the corner of my eye, then grabbed it to protect my paint. The speed of the board forced my knuckles into the wall after i grabbed it to stop. My paint was safe, and at least it wasn't my painting hand...