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Blending?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by u c p, May 19, 2004.

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  1. u c p

    u c p New Jack

    Joined: Oct 20, 2003 Messages: 30 Likes Received: 0
    Was wondering if anyone could give some insight into two color blending ..

    I've heard of two different ways to do this but the sources weren't exactly reliable.

    Let me know what you find works best or if there is another way I haven't heard.


    #1: To fade from color A to B, spray with color A starting IN the color A region, holding the can farther away from the piece as you get more and more into color B.

    http://www.lightcenterks.org/alex/blend2.jpg'>

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    #2: To fade from color A to B, hold color A's can almost perpendicular to the piece and spray upwards/downwards/whatever into color B.

    [img]http://www.lightcenterks.org/alex/blend.jpg'>
     
  2. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    Hmmmm.....the diagrams really explain it masterfully.
     
  3. Mr. Whoppie

    Mr. Whoppie New Jack

    Joined: Mar 16, 2003 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    is this really that hard of a concept??? just do whatever looks good......
     
  4. cloner

    cloner Senior Member

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    :lol: :lol:
     
  5. imported_b0b

    imported_b0b Guest

    to do a fade usually you put the darker colour on first, then blend in the lighter colour. I never seen people holding cans in certain ways round to do a fade (as in your diagram).

    This is another case of practise makes perfect, as most things in graffiti are.

    However the diagrams did rock.
     
  6. SilentBob

    SilentBob Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2002 Messages: 683 Likes Received: 1
    I do both of those methodes.

    I use the second one sometimes because by holding the can so the entire lenght of it is close to your wall {not like your diagram} and flicking your wrist in a swooping motion you can get a slightly different effect) .

    I think I might be your unreliable source? In which case, I can only repeat whats already been said and suggest you just go and play with paint until you find what works for you.

    * also in your first diagram If your trying to fade with the blue, I'de work my way up .. not down.... but its all a bit subjective..
     
  7. adderall

    adderall Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 10, 2003 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 1
    hope you fade better than u draw diagrams my homie
     
  8. hatetown

    hatetown Veteran Member

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    lol did u make that with mspaint?
     
  9. conkr

    conkr Member

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    TRIAL AND ERROR! worked for me......
     
  10. InDY_500

    InDY_500 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 30, 2002 Messages: 5,169 Likes Received: 67
    Thats the way everyone learns ya know........I agree with you conkr
     
  11. Sekoe1

    Sekoe1 Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2004 Messages: 187 Likes Received: 0
    The way I do my blends is-- I get a blue softball - put that on you darker color and blend into the lighter color. Now the other methods work too but the way I do mine is - I will work in small circles starting from the bottom going up into the lighter color while at the same time pulling your can away from the wall. I have been doing that and I get very nice blends.
     
  12. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i use paint thinner and a wire brush
     
  13. Sekoe1

    Sekoe1 Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2004 Messages: 187 Likes Received: 0
    Shit------- I bet you get a really nice blend. ^
     
  14. IRON CHEF

    IRON CHEF Veteran Member

    Joined: May 21, 2001 Messages: 8,746 Likes Received: 450
    PLEASE STOP NOW.

    GO OUT AND "LEARN" YOURSELF, THIS IS JUST SOMETHING THAT
    SHOULDNT BE "HANDED"TO YOU ON A SILVER PLATTER!

    EARN THE SHIT,,, THEN WHEN YOU GET IT,
    YOU'LL ACTUALLY FEEL LIKE A FUCKING WRITER.

    YA, I'M A DICK,,,,,,,,,,OH WELL,,,,,,SHUT UP.
     
  15. IRON CHEF

    IRON CHEF Veteran Member

    Joined: May 21, 2001 Messages: 8,746 Likes Received: 450

    wow your a dick dude!
     
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