TIRED and drab brick walls across Newcastle became the backdrop for graffiti street artists last weekend.
Thirteen locations across the city were transformed by Australian and New Zealand artists over three days.
The graffiti murals were painted as part of Look Hear's inaugural Hit The Bricks art festival.
Subjects painted by the artists varied across the city.
Melbourne artist "Adnate" painted a portrait of a young Aboriginal child on Bishopgate Street at Wickham.
Artists Tim Phibs and "Beastman" collaborated on a fish and a bird mural on Hunter Street in the city.
About 2000 people visited the locations over the three-day festival.
Where the art is:
8 Donald Street, Hamilton
Greenway Street, Wickham
87 Young Street, Carrington
2 Bishopgate Street, Wickham
33 Beresford Street, Wickham
148 Parry Street, Newcastle West
525 Hunter Street, Newcastle
615 Hunter Street, Newcastle
Darby Street side of Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle
King Street carpark, Newcastle
Corner of Thorn and Hunter streets, Newcastle
148 King Street, Newcastle
185 Hunter St, Newcastle (The Emporium).
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