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Discussion in 'Paper Chase' started by hjiokld, Jul 21, 2004.

  1. hjiokld

    hjiokld New Jack

    Joined: Jul 21, 2004 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    yeah, im tryin to start learnin to tag.. but i suck so hard,. what are some good techniques i can learn to help me out.. i know the 2 pencil trick, and i suck at it.. other than that, i can sorta do bubbles and plain block.. wildstyle is hard as hell.. any tips for a begginer?
     
  2. yeaaaah baby

    yeaaaah baby Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 8, 2004 Messages: 3,366 Likes Received: 150
    2 pencil technique?


    first.
     
  3. yeaaaah baby

    yeaaaah baby Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 8, 2004 Messages: 3,366 Likes Received: 150
    oh and if you have to ask this you shouldnt be doing graffiti. find a better hobby for yourself.. like sewing, or scrapbook making.
     
  4. holycrapRUN

    holycrapRUN Junior Member

    Joined: May 4, 2004 Messages: 235 Likes Received: 0
    dude you suck dick and shit
     
  5. StarzAbove

    StarzAbove Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2003 Messages: 7,133 Likes Received: 6
    Meet writers who piece on freights walls etc.. not them toy ones that dont know what 2 do either n hav them teach u give u styles n stuff. Cause its impossible 2 explain some 1 how 2 write their tag online, peeps r just lazy 2 write or don't feel like helping.

    Stick 2 simple keyboard letters 1st 4 get wildstyle till u do that
    Dont do a million arrows
    Do not attempt 3D style till u learn 2D
    And do a lot of diff handstyles over n over like 10+ pages of hands
     
  6. hjiokld

    hjiokld New Jack

    Joined: Jul 21, 2004 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    yea, but my sewing machine broke.. anyway, nothing wrong with asking for pointers,. i can do lettering,. but its just sloppy and shit,..
     
  7. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    ok, alot of writers will be a dicks to you. it's called "paying dues" get used to it.

    start with simple shit. paint alot. someone already said it, don't worry about wildstyle or anything like 3d's. practice. practice. PRACTICE!
     
  8. THE CORONER

    THE CORONER Banned

    Joined: Jun 2, 2004 Messages: 2,171 Likes Received: 0
    i cannot believe that like once every month someone posts this exact same subject in Paper Chase

    anyone else annoyed with it?:mad:
     
  9. deceipt

    deceipt Junior Member

    Joined: May 9, 2004 Messages: 128 Likes Received: 0
    no; honestly why does it bother you all so much that sumbody else is wanting to get into graffiti? because rather than teaching himself he is coming into a graffiti forum to ask for advice? what annoys me is how hateful and disrespectful a lot of graffiti writers are to one another. and you guys call that "paying dues"? i understand that when you are starting out mad people will call you out and i can understand that. used to when i painted sumbody would go right over my shit the next day, but i'd have a picture of it and i'd be completely happy. still today i dont get pissed off if sumbody goes over me; one i realize im not the sickest writer in the world, and two im more fucking mature than that. not gonna say that it doesn't irritate me when people dis me tho for no good reason. but i got bigger issues than getting caught up in a moment to worry about

    i dunno about ya'll but i learned graffiti from biting(as far as sketching letters goes). and from combining styles from multiple writers i was able to come up with my own unique style. as far as painting, im sure everybody will agree when i say "start simple". now i dont even pay that much attention to what other writers are doing anymore. which is probly why im not as motivated to sketch as much and all my pieces keep looking the same. every writer's style has influences, and those influences are the writers he/she was biting on when he/she started. im sure a million of you will disagree but i'd like to see sumbody elaborate on why they disagree. thanks and have a shitty day
     
  10. goonstock

    goonstock Member

    Joined: Jul 19, 2002 Messages: 716 Likes Received: 0
    haha. what an asshole.;)

    practice. and read before you post anything again
     
  11. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    Dont Use:
    -arrows
    -useless extensions
    -any extensions
    -bright colors that dont go together well
    -cherries or any other type of fruits
    Start off by:
    - 1.working on your handstyle for months, non-stop...use a notebook and keep doing your handstyle over and over and over again
    - 2. work on your bombs
    - 3. dont start pieceing till you have your bombs and handstyles at a point where you think they look good and other people will like them
    About Piecing:
    - be as simple as possible
    - learn your bars and the shapes of the letters
    - learn how to bend your letters
    Tips about practicing:
    - practice everyday (not just when your bored and have nothing to do)
    - practice your name very simple and if there is a letter you like try to match it up to the rest of the letters in your name
    - take the things you like from your pieces and mix it with old pieces of yours that you like
    Knowledge:
    - dont go bombing till you know what your doing and dont fuck around in your neighborhood (dont shit where you sleep)
    - practice everyday
    - dont go all out with coloring your sketches
    - dont tell people you write that you cant trust
    - take your time and you will get there

    well heres some tips i think everyone should follow....

    and dont be one of those one-post-wonders hah
     
  12. THE CORONER

    THE CORONER Banned

    Joined: Jun 2, 2004 Messages: 2,171 Likes Received: 0
     
  13. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 6,460 Likes Received: 32
  14. deceipt

    deceipt Junior Member

    Joined: May 9, 2004 Messages: 128 Likes Received: 0
     
  15. THE CORONER

    THE CORONER Banned

    Joined: Jun 2, 2004 Messages: 2,171 Likes Received: 0
    haha congradulations on being the only one of us that actually gives a shit about what u posted
    good to see ya got the time for that reply bro
    go write
     
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