With every artist striving to be original, while simultaneously trying to garner some self worth from their art, the world of creativity is shrinking. Part athlete, part artist, Stephen Lund has been riding his bike over thousands of kilometres all in the name of art—22,300 km to be exact, or more than half the circumference of the planet—and redefining what it means to be creative.
His works of art are large, much like his bike rides.
Partnered with his trusty GPS, Lund has created the world’s largest doodles, to which we say “Awesome!” and, also, “my god, your legs must be massive!”
At an average of only two hours a day (like we said, a decent leg workout), Lund has managed to turn his hobby into an ongoing art project, which you can view on his blog, gpsdoodles.com.
Darth Vader, Santa, mermaids, Christ himself and even a giraffe have been painstakingly planned out and then traced onto the digital tarmac that is BC’s west coast. To get a glimpse inside his masterpieces and the inspiration behind his art, watch his TedX talk, A Creative Spin. No wonder the man has earned the west coast title of “Island MVP.”