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Speaking of vibrant colors, you must check out “I Am Not an Artist” if you haven’t already.

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I’m surprised it took me this long to discover the video for Coldplay’s “Strawberry Swing,” which was released several months ago.  The video features Chris Martin (whose colorful superhero outfit is like something out of Wee Sing in Sillyville) in the midst of  an imaginative adventure through a vibrant chalk world.  And it’s stop motion!

The full video is posted on the Coldplay website.  Here is the trailer:

If you ever have the opportunity to go to Tel Aviv, you will find a city freckled with awe-inspiring street art.  In my dream world, I spend my days exploring the city and photographing its walls.  Some of my favorite artists are actually artists whose work I first saw in the streets of Tel Aviv last winter.  Over the course of the next week or so, I’ll make individual posts about some of them.  For more about Tel Aviv street art in general, check out these links:

Know Hope is an artist who creates beautiful, sometimes heartbreaking scenes that often include the spindly character seen in the picture below.

filled with troubles (pt.1)

For more of Know Hope’s art, check out this post at Open End, this great interview with Know Hope, the artist’s Flickr, and this (stop-motion!) video of him working on a project in NYC: