Youth Go Paint Day Creates Amazing Art in Everett

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GO PAINT DAY over! wall. Click to zoom in the picture.

Today was Youth Go Paint Day as part of Going All City Northwest 2022 in Everett, Washington.

About 40 children between the ages of 8 and 14 were teamed up with an experienced graffiti artist to create their own vision on a mural.

The children chose a three or four letter word, then decided on the style and made a model. They then worked with an artist who helped bring their vision to life.

Here are some pictures of the work done today and the finished mural. Hopefully it will be moved to a nearby location to add to the other 30 amazing murals created around Everett this weekend. Click on the image to enlarge. You can see more photos and reels of today’s work on Hyper’s Instagram page. Hyper says he plans to hold more youth classes in Everett and Snohomish County this fall. Follow his Instagram for more details.

It started Saturday morning at 10 a.m. like a blank canvas.

Throughout the day, young artists added a word to the wall.

The artists chose a three or four letter word.

Ella, 8, is in class.

Ella adds additional elements.

Kingston, 8, works with Hyper to select his style and create a mockup.

Ella considers her next move.

Ella with her final work.

Hyper watches Kingston at work.

Kingston worked quickly.

The artists filled every space on the wall.

Kingston poses with her completed work.

Black paint was added to create the words GO PAINT DAY! along the fresco.

Hyper who has spent the past 12 months organizing this event and teaching graffiti art classes to youth and community groups poses with two young artists to thank the sponsors.

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