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STENCILLING IS NOT GRAFITTI

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by outcastedrebel, Mar 8, 2005.

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  1. outcastedrebel

    outcastedrebel New Jack

    Joined: Mar 8, 2005 Messages: 10 Likes Received: 0
    I think stencilling and grafitti are two different things. In stencilling, your not really using any of the principles that grafitti has, namely using a spraycan(duh), tagging, posting up throwups, pieces, etc.

    I think Stencilling makes it faarrr to easy and stencils are often used for more conformed forms of art, which grafitti definitely is not. Most of the time, I see Stencils used to bash bush or some other political agenda. I'm not saying that graf shouldn't be political (there are some ill pieces the Tats crew has done against the war), but at the same time most who use stencils don't do it to glorify grafitti.

    Graf has evolved, I know, but why the hell should it evolve and include stencils. It sucks mad, it looks corny as hell, give me a can over stencils any freaggin day of the week.

    Stencil usage = art school grads/art school dropouts....

    Discuss
     
  2. InfamousOne

    InfamousOne Member

    Joined: Jan 5, 2004 Messages: 329 Likes Received: 0
    did u register on 12oz just to tell us this??hhhaa...rookies....
     
  3. sneak

    sneak Guest

    your saying stencilers dont use paint????
     
  4. SPORTO

    SPORTO Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 6, 2005 Messages: 1,086 Likes Received: 10
  5. outcastedrebel

    outcastedrebel New Jack

    Joined: Mar 8, 2005 Messages: 10 Likes Received: 0
    Even tho this is the first time I've posted here, I have been checking this site out for some time, I just never felt the need to post anything. However, I'm seeing mad cats use stencils instead of the traditional spraycan, which I think is corny.

    Its like in hip hop, DJs gotta use a turntable when they perform. How corny would it look if they were caught using computers, like the DJ from Radiohead does?

    And for Infamous...cut the B.S., your not infamous, nobody knows who u are, so stop acting like u an O.G., u lil fag. I am far from a rookie, in fact, cats that don't really know graf and can't use a spraycan to do an ill piece are usually the ones that use stencils.
     
  6. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 28
    graffiti = vandalism

    vandalism = stencils

    therefore:

    stencils = graffiti
     
  7. Wow, great start to your posting. First some nonsense and then some flaming of other members...
     
  8. hopeizm

    hopeizm Member

    Joined: Oct 3, 2003 Messages: 578 Likes Received: 1
    Its just personal preferance, it is graffiti if you want to look at what the word means...it is writing,it is done illegally and on walls... usually with a more direct sometimes political message...... and also, stencils were around before the days of burners fatcaps skinnys and whatever..........
    Personally stencils are not my cup of tea, id rather do a wildstyle burner.......but for me, it is definatly a form of graffiti...
    Ps.... I went to see cash money last week and he was using final scratch with a laptop, no huge bag of records and you could no way tell the diffrence..... probley saved the guy from a hernia the amount of tunes he played
     
  9. hopeizm

    hopeizm Member

    Joined: Oct 3, 2003 Messages: 578 Likes Received: 1
    Its just personal preferance, it is graffiti if you want to look at what the word means...it is writing,it is done illegally and on walls... usually with a more direct sometimes political message...... and also, stencils were around before the days of burners fatcaps skinnys and whatever..........
    Personally stencils are not my cup of tea, id rather do a wildstyle burner.......but for me, it is definatly a form of graffiti...
    Ps.... I went to see cash money last week and he was using final scratch with a laptop, no huge bag of records and you could no way tell the diffrence..... probley saved the guy from a hernia the amount of tunes he played
     
  10. hopeizm

    hopeizm Member

    Joined: Oct 3, 2003 Messages: 578 Likes Received: 1
    Sorry about the double post!
     
  11. Verbal Kint

    Verbal Kint Member

    Joined: Oct 25, 2004 Messages: 760 Likes Received: 0
    anyone who is honest with themselves can admidt that stencils are super duper toy status
     
  12. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 234
    this thread is super duty toy status.
     
  13. ink face

    ink face Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 12, 2004 Messages: 3,963 Likes Received: 285
    i dont know why, but this comment had me laughing my ass off. just the bluntness of it i guess, jesus i'm bored.
     
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