Street Artist Paints Fake Shadows To Confuse People

Damon Belanger, a graphic artist living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area was commissioned to install 20 fake shadows in the downtown of Redwood City in order to bring more creativity to the area. The result is brilliant.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

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Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

Fake shadow created by an artist.

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  1. Anonymous June 10, 2019

    creative :)

  2. Anonymous June 10, 2019

    meh

  3. Anonymous June 11, 2019

    SF – hmmm, guess they hosed off the bum poop for the pics.

  4. Anonymous June 11, 2019

    I adore creative people

  5. Anonymous June 11, 2019

    Great!

  6. Anonymous June 11, 2019

    Some are really cute. A few are over the top for the object they’re shadowing. Still, it’s very creative, and we need more humor in the world.

  7. Anonymous June 11, 2019

    Re: the poop comment – as the article says, this is Redwood City. The artist is based in SF.

  8. JP June 11, 2019

    Very creative and entertaining!

  9. Anonymous June 11, 2019

    That’s awesome art. I wish I was so creative, but I can’t even draw a straight line with a ruler.

  10. Dannye600 June 12, 2019

    Nice, Nice!

  11. Sonia June 12, 2019

    These are wonderful β€˜

  12. Pam June 12, 2019

    To put it simply, LOVE IT!

  13. Barbara June 12, 2019

    Brilliant!

  14. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    San Francisco is not the same as Redwood City lol

  15. Roy-Michel June 12, 2019

    Proof, again! Art will set you free!

  16. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    in london the city would splash white paint over it all

  17. Linda J Collard June 12, 2019

    Keep up the good work, artist!

  18. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    Impressive!

  19. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    Love it –

  20. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    Much fun and clever!

  21. KLV June 12, 2019

    That is so cool. Kudos to the city for putting a smile on people’s faces

  22. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    Cool! Giving a smile, some humor, while everyone else is being negative πŸ˜†πŸ˜‰

  23. Anonymous June 12, 2019

    Excellent

  24. Catherine Leslie-Faye June 13, 2019

    Nice art… we could use some of that type in Portland OR.

  25. Jane June 13, 2019

    I Love these. So creative, and show a great sense of humor.

  26. Gigi June 13, 2019

    I love this. I wish more cities would do fun and creative things like this

  27. Tracy June 13, 2019

    Great work wonder where his insperation comes from x

  28. Julia June 13, 2019

    Delightful. Makes me happy.

  29. Anonymous June 14, 2019

    You’re welcome to come to NYC!!

  30. DarkStar June 14, 2019

    Amazing, just amazing!

  31. HockingHippy June 14, 2019

    Can just imagine someone on shrooms or acid just noticing them.

  32. debsofsa June 14, 2019

    Great way to add a little smile to the day. Creative.

  33. Sheryl June 14, 2019

    Please come to Toronto!!!! I love these so much!!

  34. MaryBeth&George June 14, 2019

    So creative and Fun. Thanks to Redwood City and to Artist!!

  35. Anonymous June 15, 2019

    I bit tweeters and those on acid must really get a kick out of that LOL..

  36. Anonymous June 15, 2019

    Entertaining

  37. Anonymous June 16, 2019

    How to get an idea of what its like to trip on lsd without having to buy it from some sketchy fellow. Thanks mr. artist and remember kids, drugs are bad.

  38. Anonymous June 16, 2019

    This would encourage people to walk the city to see what they find next.

  39. Anonymous June 20, 2019

    OUR TAX DOLLARS USED FOR SOMETHING USELESS AGAIN. WONDER HOW MUCH WE PAID FOR IT?

  40. Cayla Cushman June 21, 2019

    I think those were awesome to see!! Very creative and fun!! We need some in Denver!!

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