2017 - Katie Shriner - Walking Rex - Full

2017 – Walking Rex

Walking Rex was painted in September 2017 by artist Katie Shriner – and features a girl skipping down the promenade in sandals behind her pet dinosaur on a leash.

2017 - Katie Shriner - Walking Rex - Girl Detail
2017 – Katie Shriner – Walking Rex – Girl Detail
2017 - Katie Shriner - Walking Rex - Dinosaur Detail
2017 – Katie Shriner – Walking Rex – Dinosaur Detail

Katie said about her piece:

The piece is called “Walking Rex”, it comes from a series of works exploring the idea of time travel in a fun way, girls being pulled or lifted back in time by pre-historic creatures.

I used Dulux outdoor house paint with round-tip brushes. There are some hidden features in the mural including a toy dinosaur and gemstones which sparkle in the Bondi sun.

I wore the same sandals to paint the mural as those featured on the mural. The girl is a version of me I guess, I have arms that are too long 🙂

On the final day of painting, a girl no more than 4 years old, in a wonder woman bathing suit came up with her dad. He explained that she loved painting so I gave her the brush and said “you can paint anything you want on here, make your mark”. She goes in and does the most perfect cross in dark pink paint.

You can see more of Katie’s work and contact her HERE.

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