giant photoshop eraser sticks to london streets giant photoshop eraser sticks to london streets
mar 21, 2014

giant photoshop eraser sticks to london streets

giant photoshop eraser sticks to london streets
all images courtesy of street eraser

 

 

 

 

two creatives behind the ‘street eraser‘ blog are merging the digital world with the analog, sticking their adobe-inspired art throughout london’s urban fabric. the giant playful labels illustrate the familiar grey and white checkerboard pattern, visible when using the eraser tool in photoshop. eliminating graffitti from traffic signs, color from mailboxes and portions of billboards, the intervention seemingly reveals a concealed world beneath our own. the team says of the digital tool interrupting everyday surroundings, ‘we rather like the idea that it’s hiding under the surface of everything around us.’


erasing stickers off a traffic sign


smudging away fried chicken from a billboard


erasing a piece of a wall advertisement


pulling away the color from a mailbox


the street eraser sticker being cut for use

 

 

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  • great

    paolo venturella says:
  • this made me laugh. Really good idea. Just wanted to point out that its becoming a bit of a bad habit of street artists to be taking out graffiti artists(top picture). graffers havnt got the best track record, but it is mainly due to street artists being a bit ignorant as to who people are. don’t just do a paste up right in the middle of someones work, rant over

    oskar says:
  • Love it !!

    Bull says:
  • Superb idea! Love the surreal meeting of real world and image editing …

    volker neuhaus says:

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