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Chris Young

About Chris Young

Chris Young is an Edinburgh based artist with over 25 years Graffiti Art related experience. In 1993 Chris moved to Edinburgh where he began running workshops in the North Edinburgh area working alongside a variety of Youth and Arts organisations. Chris has continued to work promoting Graffiti Writing as a positive art form, running workshops in schools and youth groups, taking on commissions for a variety of commercial clients, curating exhibitions both at home and abroad, organising events showcasing local and international artists. Offering advice and mentorship to up and coming artists interested in the Graffiti culture. http://mscreative.org/portfolio.html

Victoria Primary School Newhaven Mural

Back in March i was contacted by members of the Victoria Primary School PTA to see if i could help them out with completing an existing mural project that had ran into technical difficulties.   After an initial meeting with the head mistress and members of the PTA i took away several drawings by the [...]

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Halloween mural Drylaw tunnel

Over the last weekend myself and some friends have created a new mural on the railway tunnel below Telford Road (there are two tunnels this is the smaller one) around a Halloween theme it’s been a while since we’ve painted at this location however we have a long history of creating artworks in these tunnels. [...]

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Granton Innertube map mural

Skatepark and skater. Plans are in motion to build a skatepark in Drylaw in the near future.

Back in November 2012 I was contacted by Thomas Brown from The Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre about the potential for a large scale mural project which would take place in a rather neglected underpass under West Granton Road. The project would involve the participation of young people from the Fet Lor Youth Centre working alongside MSCreative [...]

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West Granton underpass artwork close to completion.

Stockbridge Market

Just a quick update on how things are progressing with the designs at the underpass at West Granton. We’re only a few days away from the launch, and I’ve been working hard over the last week to complete all the designs. I’m now at the stage where it’s mostly detail work and touching up line [...]

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Innertube map artwork West Granton

Innertube map artwork West Granton

A few progress shots of the work so far , this side is beginning to shape up despite a small set back with the recent drop in temperature and snow. Back on it this week. Thanks to everyone who has been walking/cycling by and making positive remark…

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