The 10-Year Old Picasso Of Street Art

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For most part, elementary school student Solveig, is just like any other 10-year old. She loves to play with barbies, ride her bike, collect Doctor Who cards and paint. However, unlike other kids her age, she doesn't paint on a piece of paper or even a canvas - she paints on street walls!

Solveig, started her graffiti paintings two years ago, when she saw some other people doing it and thought it looked fun. They let her try it out and she was hooked. She has since become so good, that she is being dubbed as the Picasso of Street Painting.

In last two years, she has created 20 colorful, larger-than-life paintings. Her paintings which include cartoon characters like Mickey and Minnie, sharks, zombies and even a fried egg breakfast, are all created from her imagination. No matter what the subject, Solveig tastefully weaves the first three letters of her name - SOL - boldly into every one of her creations.

She also adds her age and signs each painting, before posing for a photo next to it. She then downloads her photos on to picture-sharing site Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/supersolveig for the entire world to see and admire.

While most of Solveig's artwork is on legal graffiti walls near her home in Brighton, she has also had the opportunity to paint on part of the Berlin Wall and a couple of other areas in London . She was recently invited by one of London's leading newspapers The Sun, to create something special for them.

While Solveig's parents were not sure when she first started to request paint cans, they are now very proud of her work and encourage her, as long as she creates her graffiti art on walls, where it is legally allowed.

Sources: Telegraph.co.uk, The Sun.Co.Uk, www.babble.com

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  • gal
    galThursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:14 am
    She is so talented!
    • dij loveWednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:23 am
      you have some stile
      • pupers
        pupersMonday, March 2, 2015 at 8:39 pm
        Awesome😯😯!!
        • bluelove
          blueloveThursday, January 29, 2015 at 6:58 am
          Wow that's awsome ☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️
          • betza
            betzaFriday, November 14, 2014 at 11:09 am
            OMG!!!!!
            • leean22
              leean22Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 8:19 am
              right i know shes AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • bluelove
                blueloveThursday, January 29, 2015 at 6:00 am
                She's really good ☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️
              • nikukyu
                nikukyuThursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:48 pm
                She's a genius!!! But is it legal?
                • nikukyu
                  nikukyuThursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:49 pm
                  I mean, is it okay to draw on street walls?
                  • leean22
                    leean22Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 8:19 am
                    i think it is?
                    • happypug12
                      happypug12Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:12 am
                      Well, the last paragraph of the article says she does her graffiti where it is legally allowed, so I would say yes, it is legal.
                  • happypug12
                    happypug12Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 12:28 pm
                    What about when it rains? Will the paint wash away? She is a better artist than me. : )
                    • TehiaMonday, September 1, 2014 at 3:46 pm
                      Nice wrok I just love it
                      • CuteMonday, June 9, 2014 at 3:02 pm
                        Cool.I thought it was illegal even on walls!
                        • anonymousTuesday, January 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm
                          this girl is cool. i could never draw like that