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be true to rourselfand you'll never fall

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by PHATLIP, Mar 1, 2002.


    PHATLIP New Jack

    Joined: Nov 8, 2001 Messages: 37 Likes Received: 0
    Ok first off, my title might be rookie, but please don't take that into consideration as you read this. I'm a 20 years young, growing up in Grand Rapids, MI. Pursuing a carreer in graphic design. My statemant to all of you is, Please do your graffiti for yourself, I've alwayz been told that I was a real swell artist, but untill just a few years ago I had no real out-let for my art, I used to see the graffiti subculture so,,,umm,,,sacluded,,,but at the same time, in the face of the puplic eye, I've now read all the books (Bomb the Suburbs, Getting Up, The Art of Getting Over, etc) Live the underground life and also unfortunatly served time. Now the true lesson i've come to comprehend is , no matter "how hip-hop" I am, or how often I get up, or even how much recognicion I get from my crew, to me it's all about the ART, is that not the true meannig behing Graffiti? Don't get me wrong, the bigger the piece the closer i am to my krown. What I'm strayin away from is the point i started out spitin. I just want all of you to reconsider the reason why you do what you do. weather your a toy or the dopest wildstyle teck. If your hole heart and soul isn't into the sport, well then,,, put your cans, blackbooks, and masks, on the shelf and find yourselfz, try to discover the true meanning behind beeing "True"!!! I want to appoligize for any misspelled werdz.

    keep your eyes open for some soon to be posted threadz @ the bench.

    DEKA TCVcrew
  2. a1koolaid

    a1koolaid New Jack

    Joined: Feb 24, 2002 Messages: 18 Likes Received: 0
    from your post im not exactly sure if you still live in "GR" or still write..but i just moved to Grand Rapids about 2 months ago and havn't seen an ounce of graffiti..so if you know of some spots or maybe lookin for another to go bomb with let me know...i don't know anyone here..and i havn't gone out to hit anything with all this shitty ass cold
  3. dai

    dai Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 30, 2001 Messages: 1,052 Likes Received: 0
    i couldn't agree more.
  4. blood as ink

    blood as ink Guest

    pure enjoyment...that's why i do it.
  5. kodak

    kodak Member

    Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Messages: 491 Likes Received: 0
    i do it because it gets me off. literally i have orgasms when i go bombing. damn!
  6. zen

    zen New Jack

    Joined: Sep 20, 2001 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    must be messy
  7. drip one

    drip one Guest

    there is no right or wrong way to write. besides a couple standard guidelines to keep everyone safe. thats what always causes the arguements. graff is all opinion. so do what you like and have fun.
  8. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
  9. CAPS

    CAPS Member

    Joined: Oct 23, 2001 Messages: 658 Likes Received: 0

    TRUTH..... one

    CAPS..... saw a green eyed nematoad today.
  10. taxer

    taxer Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 231 Likes Received: 0
    graffiti means somthing different to everyone, i do it to get bitches.
  11. cmeup

    cmeup Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2001 Messages: 9,485 Likes Received: 1
    gettin all deep n shit... word.

    pretty on point... i guess.. like your screenname.

  12. CAPS

    CAPS Member

    Joined: Oct 23, 2001 Messages: 658 Likes Received: 0

    hahahahaha.... nine times outta ten tho... the bitches been standin around watchin us paint and they aint got masks on so they are easy kill.

    CAPS........ funny minkey tubby fat
  13. sectorTVA

    sectorTVA Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 8, 2000 Messages: 1,272 Likes Received: 1
    more of a personal development thing for me....and an addiction....plus its fun....and i meet pretty decent people, however, unlike taxer, i have yet to meet any womenfolk doing graffiti :D....if i wasnt such i bum maybe id have more things to do than paint....
  14. metallix

    metallix Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 7, 2001 Messages: 2,955 Likes Received: 1
    i started to paint because i liked the fame and the "cool" aspect to it, the destruction also appealed to me. the raw fucked up ness of it.

    now its still for fame, but i like to practice my handstyles and shit to express myself. non writers see a writer in a different light, it means a bit to me now. i like going into nyc and seeing a tag and knowing who did it, i like being able to read something nobody else can read (non writers) and other shit like that. its just cool..
  15. unoprimero

    unoprimero Guest