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Searious Jones

Graffiti Artist for Hire :: murals. workshops. parties. team building.

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For all those artists and graffiti artists out there that might be wanting some extra coin..and i only mean a LITTLE extra coin as Airtasker takes 15% off the agreed fee, Airtasker is proving a good little regular earn. You will need to renegotiate the price but please do as alot of people dont know what to pay a graffiti artist to do something and are open to being helped with throwing a price on the table. I have “over quoted” (thats what airtasker calls it when you quote back at the person wanting the work with a real price) on all of my jobs and the airtasker is always been ageeable to the reasonable alternate fee. Dont get greedy or youll wreck it for all the rest of us just trying to do what we love but get a reasonable price for our work,time and skill.

Here is a canvas job I took on right before xmas. In fact I delivered it Xmas day so the client could take it overseas as a gift for his friend Helene. Merry Xmas Helene. I hope you like your canvas! 🙂

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‘Helene’ by SEAR Aerosol, acrylic and pencil on canvas. 2016
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New Courtyard for Alibaba Group’s new Australia/New Zealand offices in Melbourne Australia

The Fiery Greek , Christies Beach South Australia

Ferguson Street Provisions, Williamstown VIC 2016

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What a way to start the new year!

Out of the blue, I received an email enquiry from Tony of Ferguson Street Provisions cafe in Williamstown VIC.

“Could I paint their inside wall as a feature, in a short time period for a reasonable price?”

He explained that they had had other quotes from artists Id never heard of for astronomical amounts so he was already expecting my reply. I went down, sized up the wall and we talked about what he and the family ‘saw’ on this feature wall of their much loved family business. After I showed them a couple of examples of styles, and showed them more of my style and work, we agreed on the elements they wanted included and I went away to brainstorm a couple design drafts for them to approve.

 

This was a new kind of challenge for me as I’m not used to having the assistance of a projector for precision and efficiency but after this job will definitely think about utilising one for indoor, limited time, food prep area type jobs,  that’s for sure!!

It was a dream!!

And weirdly, after 4 hours of painting , my hands were pretty much paint free!!! (and anyone who knows me KNOWS that THAT is unheard of!! Even when I’m NOT painting! 😉  )

This wall is a bit different -style wise for me and in all honesty I loved the challenge of doing something a bit different but with the same SEARious flavour!

A HUGE thank you to Tony and his beautiful family. I’m so chuffed that you love the wall and I look forward to dropping in to sample some of your works of culinary art!

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Gallilee Catholic Primary School Mural 2015

Maitreya 2015

The Paterson Project 2015

Easter Window Update for JUST SWEETS Altona

JUST SWEETS in Upton St Altona, has just had its easter window done. Enzo, who owns and runs Just Sweets with his family, is an amazing old fashioned chocolatier. He makes EVERYTHING onsite! From GIANT chocolate freckles to their famous rocky road, JUST SWEETS has it all! Get down and support the businesses that support local artists!

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SEAR graffiti mural for Just Sweets Altona
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SEAR Just Sweets Graffiti Easter Window 2015

Geelong Powerhouse Project

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SEAR Geelong Powerhouse Dec 2014 #dumbwaystodie

Last week I was asked by good mate and fellow artists DUKE/STYLE and Brett Fanning to participate in a HUGE graffiti jam in Geelong at an abandoned and neglected powerhouse.

New owner Ian has resurrected this beautiful building and with a little help from his friends , is turning this amazing space into a desperately needed arts hub for the Geelong region.

Over 50+ artists turned up on the weekend to camp, converse and paint this awesome space. The creative energy was palpable and the outcome of just 1 weekend out of many until complete, was phenomenal! I know that I lifted my game because i was pushed and encouraged by crew and fellow graffiti artists from all over Australia and even some overseas guests!

I cant wait to get back there and paint some more and help with the clean up and transformation of a much needed space. I may even end up begging for studio space 😉 How can you beat a HUGE cathedral like space, right on the beach that you can paint freely and large and even park up my bus if needed 😉

So exciting!!! A HUGE thank you to Ian and his helpers/partners for the invitation and to DUKE and Brett for all their hard work and organisation and to SIGMA 80 paint for the dopest shades and pressure available in Oz!!

More photos to come of all the amazing work!

 

 

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