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Do you rack or buy your supplies?

Discussion in 'Paper Chase' started by Nerd Wonder, Jan 5, 2004.

  1. Nerd Wonder

    Nerd Wonder Junior Member

    Joined: Dec 24, 2003 Messages: 216 Likes Received: 0
    Do you buy Prisma colors etc? I'm old already and cannot risk getting arrested for theft therefore I try to buy what I need. I haven't purchased any Prisma pens yet. Those things are very expensive. I'm into piecing etc (I suck) not to do it illegally but just to do it on paper. I've been following the scene for the past few years (never painted) and I just wanna be able to draw shit up. I don't want to go out and illegally paint. Eventually when I buy a house I'm gonna build a wall that will serve as a piecing wall for myself and whoever (friends etc).

    Anyhow do you rack or buy your Prismas and supplies?
  2. Eon

    Eon New Jack

    Joined: Dec 18, 2003 Messages: 29 Likes Received: 0
    If I ever got around to wanting some Prisma's, id have to rack 'em...
  3. Spike

    Spike Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 31, 2002 Messages: 1,033 Likes Received: 4
    These are the sentences that will ensure that you don't get any help.

    And no talk about racking on 12oz.

  4. KiSe

    KiSe Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 18, 2003 Messages: 1,354 Likes Received: 0
    that made me chuckle, and even if you could talk about theft this is and still would be in the wrong section.
  5. tard0

    tard0 Junior Member

    Joined: Jan 4, 2004 Messages: 178 Likes Received: 0
    my partner in crime and only other crew member works in an art supplies shop, so i can rack, buy stuff with discount or just wait till the stores get raided by my boy once or twice a month,,,,,,,,yes i am happy:lol:
  6. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,989 Likes Received: 312
    yeah, i rack if i am in the mood, but usually buy shit
  7. StarzAbove

    StarzAbove Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2003 Messages: 7,133 Likes Received: 6
  8. EveryWhere

    EveryWhere Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 4, 2002 Messages: 1,128 Likes Received: 0
    at least he didnt say graffing... hey are you a graffer? do you graff? huh huh huh
  9. GnomeToys

    GnomeToys Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 24, 2003 Messages: 2,616 Likes Received: 4
    I steal all of my supplies from the michael's art store at 433 Lincoln Dr. in Fort Wayne, IN. When I steal them I will be wearing a blue & white hoodie and large, dark colored blue jeans. On my feet I will have Sketchers, and my hair is black. I respond to "James" or "Jim". If you have any further questions about my stealing activities, I can be reached at:

    1072 Monticello Ln
    Fort Wayne, IN

    or phoned at:


    you fucking pig. :five-o:
  10. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,989 Likes Received: 312

    i will be callin your right now!

    ERIZENO Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 30, 2003 Messages: 1,999 Likes Received: 28
  12. albinomonkey

    albinomonkey Member

    Joined: Nov 22, 2003 Messages: 530 Likes Received: 0
    haha this is funny,graffiti isnt for you if you arnt gonna go out and paint, how old are you by the way? How about you work a little bit harder, get your self a well payin job then buy shit, i think stealin is weak as hell, i bet you 95% of people here that steal have enough money to buy a freakin art store. oh yeah this is paper chase, go to "the yard" to post stuff like this, since this is paper chase please post some sketches , im curious to see.

  13. imbrucewayne

    imbrucewayne New Jack

    Joined: Jan 5, 2004 Messages: 44 Likes Received: 0
    If you want to rack, rack. If you don't want to don't.

    those who rack just because of what other people may think about them, have soemthing to proove.
  14. bouncekraze

    bouncekraze Member

    Joined: Nov 15, 2003 Messages: 389 Likes Received: 0
    This is not channel ZERO!
  15. JerryCurl

    JerryCurl Member

    Joined: Oct 16, 2003 Messages: 333 Likes Received: 0
    In Broken Windows (the book), SEEN says....

    "I can't believe people nowadays how they all buy their paint. Back in the days of moving steel, if you bought your paint other writers would consider you a sucker... And they would be the first ones taking you off of your paint (stealing it) because you were able to go buy your paint and they'd feel that you didn't belong there. That's the way it was back then. In the 1980s, I was out in San Francisco with some writers who were talking amongst themselves on how they found this store that had clover green paint and this other one that had that... And they couldn't wait to the end of the week to have money to go to the store and buy this paint. That was my first time of finding out that these writers were buying their paint and I looked at them and said, "What do you mean you're buying your paint." I mean 20 cans on a whole top to bottom in Rustoleum to do a whole car, which was nothing to do a whole car, you're talking $100 worth of paint. Who the hell had $100 to buy paint and besides you just didn't do it. I mean everything down to the film you used was racked. At that time, you even had the free mail-away packs at the supermarket where you would rack the film along with the free mail-away and get it developed for nothing too. We racked everything. An old time writer even wrote an article about how when you went to go get lunch, you didn't buy lunch. This is what it was all about back then, you know you're hanging out with four guys... And you'd decide who's in charge of racking the Italian bread and who's in charge of racking the salami, cheese and ham and who's in charge of the mayonnaise and the mustard and sodas. Then when you came out of the store, you all got together on the bench across the street, pulled everything out, laid it out and made your sandwiches while watching the trains go by and snapping your pictures."