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Shok 1 appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Brick Slayers' started by NATO, Nov 3, 2001.

  1. NATO

    NATO Guest

    Shok 1 appreciation thread

    Discussion started by NATO - Nov 3, 2001

    Got to say Shok 1 has been one of my favourite writers latley hes always producing quality pieces and he's got quantity too.i never seem to see much of his stuff posted anywhere. so i thought i would start this thread. here are a few flicks stolen from various sources that i did manage to find or scan.

    p.s. sorry if you have seen these all before


    http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/shok%201%20character.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/shok%201%20space.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/shok1%20bdiddy.jpg'>


    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/shok%201%20urban.jpg'>



    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/skore-wow-shok-dek.jpg'>
     
  2. Bevis

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    Bevis - Replied Nov 3, 2001

    1st

    nice
     
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  3. dumb hot

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    narf
     
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  4. SleepOnIt

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    SleepOnIt - Replied Nov 3, 2001

    that third one is off the hook with the lighting
     
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  5. dr. frink one

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    dr. frink one - Replied Nov 3, 2001

    the last one is my favorite
     
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  6. PISS ONE

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    i like the last one the best
     
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  7. Spoter

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    Spoter - Replied Nov 4, 2001

    whoa pretty sick for someone i've never heard of.the last one is by bad wow from bremen though.no.3 is just crazy although i can't make out the letters.kinda reminiscent of ewok hm.
     
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  8. *SIZEROKS*

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    WOW..........
     
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  9. NATO

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    NATO - Replied Nov 4, 2001

    Found a few more he's an english writer for those that didn't know and i think his crew are called sinstars. These are from c.1995 - 2000 the last one is a canvas.





    http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/red.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/props.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/shok1pistols.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/they.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.yourphotos.com/users/4499/shok1canvas.jpg'>

    Please post more if you got 'em
     
  10. locationtwelve

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    locationtwelve - Replied Nov 4, 2001

    We interviewed him a while back ... check it here :

    http://www.graffiti.org/dj/n-igma5/shok-1.html

    Here are some recent flicks of his with Seak from Germany:

    http://www.graffiti.org/seak/img/productions_08_2001/08057.jpg'>
    [img]http://www.graffiti.org/seak/img/pieces_08_2001/11020.jpg'>
    [img]http://www.graffiti.org/seak/img/productions_08_2001/08063.jpg'>
     
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  11. Joker

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    Joker - Replied Nov 4, 2001

    Shok1 is definitely a slept on writer. At least in the states.

    What I like about him the most is his ability to adapt. His eagerness for progression. And the various styles. He has all the things that make a great writer.

    I've seen this image from him of a wall that is brick, with a hole busted in it. He saw the damage as the perfect opportunity to paint a face using the opening as the mouth and the jagged bricks as teeth. So clever I almost wet myself.

    Thanks for posting up NATO!
     
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  12. Shok1-SINSTARS England - Replied Nov 5, 2001

    Thanks

    Thanks for all your kind words.

    I am currently working on my website shok1.com. Its going to be different in a number of respects so its taking quite a while but I'm expecting it to go live at the beginning of next year.

    I have 17 years of photos and drawings saved up for it so the problem is trying to organise it all!

    For now, we have the crew site online- there will be an update soon and a lot of new graff is waiting to be put on there:

    www.sincru.com

    I also have some work on www. pictoplasma.com, an interview in Backspin magazine and I'm working on some designs for Tribal for anyone that is interested.




    SSSSShok1
     
  13. beardo

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    beardo - Replied Nov 5, 2001

    ha, i was just going to say that you had been on this site a while back, and there you are.

    the 'props the hard way' piece was hugely inspirational to me when i was coming up, and definately got adapted as my personal motto.
     
  14. Shok1-SINSTARS England - Replied Nov 5, 2001

    props the hard way

    thanks :)

    that piece was about that moment when a writer says to themself, "Why am I doing this? I must be crazy!"

    To an average member of society I guess it must seem pretty mental to be out in the middle of the night making art for everyone for free or carrying huge bags of paint around the country...

    shok1
     
  15. duh-rye-won

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    duh-rye-won - Replied Nov 5, 2001

    feelin some more than others. much respect for shok1 and all writers who arent afraid to try new shit.