Door art : Found in Capitola

Door art, found in Capitola Village, California.

Capitola Village in California’s Santa Cruz County offers sweeping views of the Monterey Bay and shows you colourful buildings that you’ll never get tired of photographing. A walk through the village is always such a delight. I’ve been to Capitola a couple of times and can swear it is a great place to stroll through not only because they are cute shops lining the streets, each with some wares to shop and window shop but also so much art to look at. Let’s begin with this door art – a painting of a dolphin.

The dolphin is not the only subject in this piece of art. There’s some sea water to go with the dolphin and in that water are a couple of islands some hilly ones at that. Look beyond the door to the frame and the wall around it and you will see there are palms and shells — even starfish on the ceiling — making the whole thing just fit in with the seaside town it was found in. This painting was spotted on a psychic’s door in Capitola.

Coming soon: more murals from Capitola, CA.

Door art, found in Capitola Village, California.

In the meantime, if you’d like see more of Capitola:

Capitola Village and its little-Italy 

Capitola’s piece of Venice

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Monday Mural hosted by Oakland Daily photo.

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44 Comments

  1. A funny mural, small but nice done on the door.

  2. Beautiful door and surrounding walls.

  3. Monterey Bay is such a special place. This door art picks up the special quality.

  4. …just what I would expect to find here on Maui!

  5. Door art with Dolphins and colors of ocean, what else one need to drool on ?

  6. An idyllic place. Walking through it must be a beautiful experience. Also, is the dolphin peeing?:)

    • It is, I’ll show you more of this place, soon. 🙂
      Peeing? 😀 Is it? Or is it the sea water that flows of its body when it makes that spring into the air?

      I hope you are doing well, Saru. 🙂

  7. It sounds like fun walking down a street and seeing decorated doors. What’s next? Thanks for contributing to this week’s Monday Mural.

    • It is. I love Capitola!
      There’s so much art there. I even found a sand sculpture.

      Next — one of the many murals I found there. This is just the tip of the iceberg. 🙂

  8. Those blue tones are beautiful!

  9. Very beautiful door art!

  10. Every time I visit your blog, I realize how much is there to see, Divya:)

  11. This is so beautiful & aesthetically appealing!

  12. This is indeed beautiful….

  13. Interesting art. 🙂

  14. This i so beautiful! So apt for the seaside!

  15. My God1 The 220 people are so sea loving! My favourite blue colour with lots of sea symbols! It’s just right for a Psychic’s home/place. Divya, I always had a weakness for doors and windows.. so much so I am apart of three different Doors-and-windows accounts on Instagram! 🙂 Somehow the reflect the personality of the owner in a better way than all the decor` and clothes! I would love to enter this 220 .. if you go do tell me what you found inside!

    • I’m not sure I want to see a psychic :D.
      But I must say that shade of blue is pretty inviting. 😉

      Wait doors and windows on instagram? Sounds cool. Let me in, I’d love to see it all.

      It so nice to see so many comments from you. That was another round of binge-reading I see. 🙂 <3

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