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Northern Flower – digital painting

Northern Flower shop digital painting the vibes

This is Northern Flower, a shop in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. I did this digital painting as part of my Tour of the Northern Quarter series back in February, when the store had no signage. Since then, a rather cool Gaudi-style mosaic has appeared, so I’ve done an update because it’s such a great sign. Below you can see my source picture, which is a bit grumpy and grey…

Northern Flower shop Northern Quarter the vibes

http://www.northernflower.com/

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The Best of The Vibes: Part 1

To celebrate my first year of blogging, here are some of my best pictures from The Vibes. Each image links back to it’s original post, so have fun exploring!

Goose grooming itself heaton park manchester

Northern Flower shop digital painting the vibes

swan lake heaton park manchester


The Vibes First Birthday neon sign

Check out Part 2 here

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A Tour of the Northern Quarter – Part 1

Northern Flower shop digital painting the vibes

Vintage type writer keyIt’s a mecca for DJs and clubbers, artists and fashionistas. Manchester’s funky town features vintage clothing, specialist record shops and art galleries. The Northern Quarter has a rich history boasting Italianate architecture and the first cotton mill. These days it’s all street art and café culture. Bohemian, or ‘vibrant’ as an estate agent might tell you as he shows you round a loft apartment, but you try getting some sleep at night…!

tiled wall art

These are the tiles of Tib Street, the details echoing the famous pet shops which stretched from Market Street to Swan Street.

Read A Tour of the Northern Quarter Part 2 here.

A Tour of The Northern Quarter – Part 3

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