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3 dwgs 1 wall

Discussion in 'Paper Chase' started by swiss cheese, Nov 20, 2003.

  1. swiss cheese

    swiss cheese Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2002 Messages: 1,262 Likes Received: 0
    Most of you guys probably remember me. My work hasn't changed much, but here's a couple newer sketches and a wall inspired by the drawings (there's no letters so dont even look). I've got many more...this is just a sample.
    If you feel it, that's great! As long as someone besides me feels it, then I'm happy. If not, criticism is welcome, but don't be a blatant dick.
    My inspiration is "the landscape" of our planet as seen from the air. As a kid of 5 I remember being in a plane and looking down on the earth. I'll never forget how my perceptions changed.
    I've flown many times since then, and always jockey to get that window seat. I've also studied many aerial photographs, and enjoy climbing a mountain or cliff whenever possible to get that special "view". These are just stylized interpretations, or inspirations from those actual images. No one actual place is being documented, just years of visuals accumulated and reinterpreted in quick drawings or paintings. No rocket science.
    I'm also working as an architect so I'm getting to shape the landscape in my own little way. Good or bad, I'm altering the reality for the next 5 year old in the window seat of a DC-10.
    Here is 4:
  2. EViLPRiCK

    EViLPRiCK Member

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  3. HOVIE

    HOVIE Member

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    i like the painted one
  4. drinkxylene

    drinkxylene Member

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    mighty interesting, but not so.... graffiti. i appreciate it artistically but graffiti is letters, period. if you do any work with letters id love to see...
  5. swiss cheese

    swiss cheese Senior Member

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    I have done lots of work with letters, but that's not what this thread is about. Besides, I disagree with you. If someone paints a "character" illegally is it not graffiti? That isn't letters.
  6. oner

    oner Member

    Joined: Feb 8, 2002 Messages: 289 Likes Received: 0
    n. pl. graf·fi·ti (-t)
    A drawing or inscription made on a wall or other surface, usually so as to be seen by the public. Often used in the plural.
    From dictionary.com .
    I enjoy your work immensely. Graffiti is whatever you say it is.
  7. torment.b4f

    torment.b4f New Jack

    Joined: Oct 27, 2003 Messages: 28 Likes Received: 0
    i really like your color scheme on the wall..ya definately got some artistic talent there buddy..oh ya, thanks for not sticking to letters like everyone else..art is art..also..nice can control.
  8. swiss cheese

    swiss cheese Senior Member

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    Thanks for the positive feedback.
    Graffiti IS what we decide it is. That's the beauty of it. If some guy decides a UFO is a good symbol, then paints it around NYC then that's graffiti. It doesn't have to please everyone, or even anyone.
  9. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    always good stuff coming from you, swiss. keep it up, and post some more of that stuff that you sent me.
  10. yoink

    yoink Elite Member

    Joined: May 27, 2002 Messages: 3,428 Likes Received: 0
    Swiss, Ive gotta say I really dig what your doing, and the fact that your painting your work is great.

    awesome, Im loving where the inspiration for these come from, I remember that one sketch you had that looked like a typical suburban development (correct me if im wrong) with shapes that reminded me of the cookie cutter houses, and roads etc...that would be ill on a wall. keep it up homie.
  11. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,989 Likes Received: 313
    its good to see stuff that is away from ordinary. I love this mess homie
  12. swiss cheese

    swiss cheese Senior Member

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    thanks for checking my stuff. It's good inspiration to paint more.
    yes, you're right. I think I know which one. That would be a good painting:idea:
  13. toad_AAA

    toad_AAA Member

    Joined: Apr 30, 2003 Messages: 652 Likes Received: 0
    I AGREE:king:
  14. StarzAbove

    StarzAbove Veteran Member

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  15. KidTwist

    KidTwist New Jack

    Joined: Nov 20, 2003 Messages: 32 Likes Received: 0
    You inspire us all swiss cheese...totally dig your shit.....good to see something fresh...post more:D