Artist: Hoxxoh, Photo: by Edel Mohr

Herbert Scott Davis

About Herbert Scott Davis

Based out of: St. Petersburg, Florida
Growing up in historic Ybor City, Herbert Scott Davis developed an early passion for art and culture. A graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and former freelance illustrator, Davis now focuses on fine art, bringing his detailed or abstracted imagery to canvases and walls alike.
“All You Need Is Love,” by Herbert Scott Davis, is at 299 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard North, facing 3rd Avenue North.

The mural is 14 feet high and 42 feet long. It’s two separate images, divided by a vertical strip of green, with pink hibiscus and curling vines.

On the right panel, is an image of the Beatles, based on the cover of the Rubber Soul album.

Over the top third of the image are, from left to right, George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney, with sepia-toned skin against a sepia background, wearing long black coats.

Over their coats is the phrase “all you need is love,” from the Beatles song. The words “all you need is” stretch across the middle of the image, in curved yellow capital letters like the Rubber Soul album cover.

Just below is the word “love,” in large light blue capital letters with orange shadows, giving it a 3D effect. To the left of “love” are two large pink hibiscus with blue centers. To the right of the word are two small pink hibiscus with bright pink centers, and two yellow hibiscus with gold centers.

On the left side of the mural is an image of three ageless children, rendered from the shoulders up.

Their faces take up most of the image, several times larger than the Beatles’ faces, against a background of yellow and blue bands, spreading out like sun-rays.

On the left is an African-American girl in a blue dress with ruffled sleeves. She’s smiling with her lips together, dimpled, looking out at us. Her hair is in an Afro that’s cut off by the top and left sides of the mural.

Her arms are around the shoulders of the next child, one arm across the front and the other around the back, meeting above his shoulder as if she’s hugging him from the side.

The child in the center is a white boy with large blue eyes and short, grey-black hair. He wears a blue and green flowery shirt. One hand reaches up toward his collar, touching the hands of the girl that’s hugging him. He’s smiling, looking straight at us.

On the right side of the image is a girl with brown skin, a red scarf covering her hair, and a red Bindi spot in the center of her forehead. She looks at the other two children, and is smiling, a row of teeth showing white between red lips.

We see her left ear in front of the scarf, with a metallic blue earring. Just below her is the biggest pink hibiscus of all, with a hot pink center.

The mural is framed on the left and right by vertical strips of flowers against a cloudy blue sky.

Growing up in historic Ybor City, Herbert Scott Davis developed a passion for art and culture. A former freelance illustrator, Davis brings his work to canvases and walls alike.

He says, “the reason I created this mural is to counteract the current political climate, which seems to further separate this country. The children represent innocence and simplicity, not corrupted by hatred and politics. It’s through their eyes we should understand the message, All You Need Is Love.”

Title: All you need is love

Address: 299 Dr ML King Jr St N

Building: George F. Young

Installation Date: 2017

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Sydney Prusso2022

Ashley Cantero2022

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Nneka Jones2022

Amy Ilic-Volpe2022

Jason Harvin2022

Vitale Bros2022

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The Happy Mural Project2022

Greg Mike2021

Mwanel Pierre-Louis2021

Jenipher Chandley2021

Case Maclaim2021

Jared Wright2021

Bakpak Durden2021

Nicole Salgar2021

Ricky Watts2021


Woes Martin2021

Jason Harvin2021

Miss Crit2021

Michael Fatutoa2021

Emily Ding2021

Reid Jenkins2021

Aurailieus Artist2021


Leo Gomez2021

Ya La'Ford2021


Chad Mize 2021

Brain Storm2020

Brian Butler2020

Lili Yuan2020

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Tatiana Suarez2020

Elle LeBlanc2020

Mason Schwacke2020

Alex Yanes2020

Kenny Coil and Marc Berenguer2020

Nneka Jones and Bianca Burrows2020


Cecilia Lueza2019

George Rose2019

Morning Breath2019

Vitale Brothers2019

Cory Robinson-CLEAN Campaign2019


Taylor White2019


Princess Smith2019

Brian McAlister, Gibbs High Mural Club and Boys & Girls Club Members2019

JR-Inside Out2019

Paola Delfin2019

Jimmy Breen and Anthony Freese2019

Drew Merritt2019

Low Bros2019

Jay Hoff2019

Taj Tenfold2019

Leo Gomez2019


Blaine Fontana and Plastic Birdie2019

David Charlton2019

Todd Frain and Creative Clay2019

Haider Ali2018

Ya La Ford2018

Gibbs Rounsavall2018

Angela Faustina2018

Bekky Beukes2018

LOOK The Weird2018


Melanie Posner2018


J and S Signs2018

Sarah Page2018

Nomad Clan2018


Cecilia Lueza2018

Matt Kress2018

Michael Vahl2018

Noirs One2018


Justin Wagher2018


Matthew Hoffman2018


Joram Roukes2017

Jose Mertz2017

Stephen Palladino2017

Yok and Shero2017

Herbert Scott Davis2017


Lauren YS2017

Mikael B2017

ZuluPainter and Thirst2017

Axel Void and L.E.O.2017

Suarez Art2017


Daniel "R5" Barojas2017

Sam Yong2017

Ali Vasquez and Todd Frain2016

Angela Delaplane2016


Arlin Graff2016

Pep Rally Inc.-The CLEAN Campaign2016

Daniel Mrgan2016

Pixel Pancho2016

Michael Reeder2016

Alex Pardee2016

Cecilia Lueza2016





Dasic Fernandez2016


Mark Gmehling2016

Ya La Ford2016

Ink Werkz Crew2016

Andrew Spear2015

Chad Mize, James Oleson and Pinellas County Center for the Arts2015

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Michael Vasquez2015

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Ricky Watts2015


Carrie Jadus2015


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