My Dog Sighs, a talented street artist from England, made his first drawing when he was 7 years old. Since then everyone knew him as a child who can draw, and this was enough to set him on a journey to become an artist. Later, he left his job at a primary school where he worked as a teacher, decided to become a professional and started painting everything he thought the galleries would like.


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But the reality was not that easy – after visiting every gallery within a 200 mile radius and receiving "no" from all of them, he lost his dream for a while. Until one day Banksy‘s stencilled Rat, sprayed on a wall in London, inspired him to try this again, but with a different approach. This is when he started to drop his paintings in the streets for someone to find, and not giving up led him to becoming one of the most respected street artists in the UK.

Since the canvases aren‘t that cheap, My Dog Sighs started using old, already useless objects to create his art. He then painted an old can, turning it into something worth to find, and it all began. It was a reflection of his own journey – lost, then found, given a new lease of life and let go travel its own journey. Scroll down to see them for yourself!

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Kath Leen 2 weeks ago

this is adorable...

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Judith Cozien 1 week ago

It's Pippa Middleton in he royal wedding outfit!

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

I would love to stumble upon this on a walk through a busy street! And to thank the artist!

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

YES! Cats hang out on the street and eat from cans anyway :)

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

So serene. Mr. Artist Man, DON"T STOP!!

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

I want, I want, I want!

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Sergi M. 2 weeks ago

these eyes!

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

I dig that the face is the spirit of the can!

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Galaxii 1 week ago

ahahahahahahahhaha!

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All With Heart 1 week ago

By far a favourite

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MIke Mikels 2 weeks ago

this one its great

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Kath Leen 2 weeks ago

omg this one is creepily good

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Galaxii 1 week ago

OMG

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

On a Heinz LOL He will take his meal with a side of fava beans :)

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

She will not take any sh$& she is PROUD of her can and paints it on her face!

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

she makes me feel like i better not do again whatever I did to have her look at me this way. maybe i littered

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

She is the spirit of this can

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

I always cry when I run out of any blue....

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

So sad, Kinda reminds me of a macabre Humpty Dumpty

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All With Heart 1 week ago

Pennywise has some competition.

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Kelly Horrigan 1 week ago

He does not want or need to be disturbed