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OakOak is a talented street artist who transforms ordinary parts of the city into fun and surprising pieces of art. In Paris, he takes everyday things like drainpipes, crosswalks, and manhole covers and turns them into playful scenes that make people smile and stop to take a closer look.

His art helps people see the city in a new and exciting way as people go about their daily routines. The artist's creations make Parisian streets feel like there might always be surprises waiting to be discovered.

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Given the chance, Bored Panda reached out to the artist to find out a little bit more about his work. When asked what initially inspired him to start transforming ordinary urban objects into playful street art, OakOak said, "It's exactly like when you are a child and you look at the clouds to find shapes that resemble things. I do the same in the street; I always look everywhere, at the ground and the walls, and try to see shapes appear."

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    Choosing the locations and elements for his artwork seems to be more of an intuitive process for OakOak. He explained, "Generally, I don't choose it; it's more the elements or the location that choose me."

    Reflecting on a memorable reaction from a passerby who discovered one of his pieces, the artist shared a delightful story: "Yes, I remember when I did the Snoopy on a wall. I was with a friend during the day, and he didn't understand why I put Snoopy just here on the wall. When we came back at night and he saw the shade, he really enjoyed the result."

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    1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    Heck of an arm he has there. Probably a few baseball scouts looking at him.

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    OakOak's materials and techniques vary depending on the urban elements he transforms. He detailed, "It really depends on the element I will paint. If it's on the ground, it's always stencil and spray, and for other interventions, it can be stencil and spray. It also could be paper and glue if the intervention is very small or if I have to be fast because of the place."

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    1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean you're not being watched.

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    Regarding specific themes or messages in his art, the artist told Bored Panda, "Generally, there is no specific message except perhaps poetry. If I can send a message about the environment, it's great." Looking towards future projects, he revealed, "Actually, I'm really excited about a project that concerns the voice and its graphic representation and the use of the smartphone to listen to it in the street. I'm working on it, and I will paint a lot of 'voices' soon in the streets."

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