Posts Tagged With: Northern Quarter

Skyline Design

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I made an impressionistic photo-collage of my neighbourhood, Manchester’s Northern Quarter and it’s distinctive skyline. As you can see from looking at my blog, I love texture and paper, and it wasn’t long before my bohemian skyline design became like a print on a crumpled paper shopping bag. Then I fed the images through the kaleidoscope on my phone and arrived at what appears to be lo-fi retro wallpaper prints. I love recycling stuff! You can see the original source images here and here.

Mark Wallis Facebook Header 3 Northern Quarter

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Manchester's ChinatownStreet Sculpture near Affleck's Palace ManchesterChinese Arch, Chinatown ManchesterManchester's Northern Quarter

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Vampire Trumpet Chimney

Street sculpture in Manchester's Northern Quarter, Affleck's Palace

Vampire Trumpet Street sculpture near Affleck’s Palace in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

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Blooming Autumn

Autumn flower in the city

It’s the first day of Autumn, but the sun’s till shining!

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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

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