Aberdeen Nuart street festival gets under way

media captionPutting the finishing touches to one of the art works

The third Aberdeen Nuart street festival is officially getting under way, featuring artists from around the world.

Artists have spent recent days working on their creations on walls and the sides of buildings around the city.

They include an eye-catching work by artist Vhils (Alexandre Farto) near Union Square off Palmerston Road.

image captionThis work by artist Vhils features near Union Square
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image captionThis work from the first festival has remained at The Green in Aberdeen since 2017

Another artist, Jan Vormann, has been using donated Lego building blocks to repair broken walls.

The event - spearheaded by Aberdeen Inspired and the city council - is running from Thursday until Sunday.

It will feature guided walking tours, talks, and film screenings.

image captionA head for heights was needed for this mural

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