pUPil #3

“We try to hide our feelings but we forget our eyes speak.” – unknown

January…the first month of 2021 … what better way to start the year than by joining Becky and the rest of the blogging community have fun with daily SquareUPs. We did it guys… See you again in a few months…

In the UPper West Side development on the corner of Spencer and Little Bourke streets, opposite Southern Cross Station. This is a work of Adnate of a local indigenous boy from Melbourne.

Adnate is an artist that does portraits in spray paints in Australia and around the world. He paints large scale murals and a lot of his works are of Indigenous Australians.

SquareUp- pUPil #3


  1. BeckyB says:

    wow he’s a good portrait painter

    1. Teresa says:

      Yes, he has done so many of those gigantic murals around the world.

  2. Toonsarah says:

    Love this!

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks Sarah!

  3. Alison says:

    Beautiful ..I posted some of his work the other week..there are a few around Perth ..he’s very talented

    1. Teresa says:

      Yea I know! I can’t imagine how these artists artists do such big murals and not make a mistake.

  4. lolaWi says:

    wow! how talented! 🙂

    1. Teresa says:

      It’s one of many! 👍🏼

  5. restlessjo says:

    That’s fabulous, Teresa! Love the light in his eyes 🙂 🙂

    1. Teresa says:

      Yes, good you noticed that…I think those are birds on his eyes. I was looking what the meaning was but I can’t seem to find it.

  6. That is a stunning amount of detail – that expression! It must have been something to behold.

    1. Teresa says:

      That is so true …I stood in front of the mural then moved to the opposite side of the street to see it from every angle. It is one great mural! Thanks for the comment.

      1. I find it often very challenging to capture murals the way I actually see them.

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