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Painted Boxes: New Lynn Bricks and Clay (Doug Ford)

New Lynn Bricks and Clay (Doug Ford)

New Lynn Bricks and Clay (Doug Ford)

Doug Ford has painted a number of traffic control cabinets in the New Lynn area. Some of them have already fallen victim to progress, be it in the form of street re-alignments, or technological improvements, not to mention traffic accidents.…

Mural Painting with Doug Ford (CUE Haven)

Detail of the Mural at CUE Haven

Detail of the Mural at CUE Haven

Doug Ford has featured on this blog before, as creator of murals and numerous painted roadside cabinets (telecommunications and traffic control). Last Saturday we had the opportunity to paint a mural under his guidance at CUE Haven, a former farm along the Kaipara Coast Highway, between Kaukapakapa and Glorit.…

Painted Boxes: Heron Park (Doug Ford)

Painted Boxes: Heron Park (Doug Ford)

Painted Boxes: Heron Park (Doug Ford)

(Wednesday is for painted boxes.)

This is a box by Doug Ford, situated where Blockhouse Bay Road meets Great North Road (map). Painted in 2005, it depicts 3 species of herons (white-faced heron, white heron, reef heron – front to back, or if you speak Latin they are Ardea novaehollandiae, Egretta alba modesta, Egretta sacra).…

Big Mural (Doug Ford)

Big Mural (Doug Ford)

Big Mural (Doug Ford)

This cityscape on a city wall in Grey Lynn is by Doug Ford whose artwork can be found throughout Auckland and far beyond. It is on Grosvenor Street at the corner with Great North Road (map).…

Artist and Model?

Doug Ford

Doug Ford

Doug Ford enjoys the extra space beside his gazebo at last Sunday’s Titirangi Market. A regular at the market, he is well-known on this blog for his public art in the form of murals and decorated utility boxes. Always a cheerful word when we meet.…

Fishy

Fishy mural by Doug Ford (detail)

Fishy mural by Doug Ford (detail)

This big mural with a fishy theme has graced the walls of Oakdale Dairy at the corner of Richardson and Oakdale Roads for ten years. Painted by Doug Ford.

More murals at Oakland Daily Photo.…

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