A local artist has set up a new installation across the city for people to take in on their daily walks.
Sean Webster, 18, hand painted and installed a number of road signs printed with positive messages in various locations across Liverpool.
The Allerton born illustrator has been working on the project for a number of months and felt it was important to give people a sense of hope and positivity.
The signs have been scattered across a number of locations including the Albert Dock, Calderstones Park, the Baltic Market as well as Paradise St.
The positive messages, which are intended to metaphorically point people in the right direction, read ‘Happiness this way', 'Good things ahead', 'You’ve got this' and 'Make it happen.’
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Speaking to the ECHO Sean said: “The idea is road signs pointing in a forward direction and instead of actual directions it’s positive messages to keep people’s spirits up.
“I thought you never know who is going to walk past who might need to hear something positive like that. I’ve custom made them myself, I’ve hand painted them and just dotted them around the city.”
The artist, who works out of his own studio at Merseymade, wants the installation to be as interactive as possible with people spreading positivity in real life as well as on social media.
He added: “I know a lot of people are struggling at the moment so I thought even if one person walks past and it lifts their mood and it makes their day then it’s 100 per cent worth it.
“The idea is for people to tag me in their pictures on Instagram @seanwebsterillustration so I can literally share the love and positivity - that’s where the interactive part comes in.”
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The 18-year-old is no stranger to street art and big projects. He said: “I’ve done a few pieces of street art before so this is to fit in with all of that. It’s had quite a good response on Instagram so far and there have been a few people going out tonight looking for them which is crazy.”
“Normally I sell my work from my studio but obviously we’ve had to close during lockdown so this is partly why I have done this installation piece because it’s just another way of getting my work out there, just spreading a bit of positivity really isn’t it.”