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the abstract thread

Discussion in 'Brick Slayers' started by theta, May 27, 2003.

  1. theta

    theta New Jack

    Joined: May 26, 2003 Messages: 15 Likes Received: 0

    hey im new to the whole graf scene and the 12 oz. forums, so i thought id post a pic of my first actual piece done with paint. its kind of abstract, im pretty inspired by some cats up here in canada like hesk and mentos, so i gave it a go and heres what i came up with. any comments/criticism would be rad, and i was also thinkin it would be cool to make this a thread for any abstract pieces out there. anybody with flix feel free to contribute.
  2. theta

    theta New Jack

    Joined: May 26, 2003 Messages: 15 Likes Received: 0
    a few pics i enjoy:







    super and tour

    super and tour

  3. bug

    bug Guest

    the Unk and Persue are good.

    is Hesk down with Kema and Ouija?
  4. dork

    dork Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 399 Likes Received: 0
  5. ILYSH

    ILYSH Member

    Joined: Apr 5, 2001 Messages: 670 Likes Received: 0
    i'll add flix later- other good threads:

    innovative style thread
    post up the weirdest styles
    graffiti that is interesting
  6. Vlad

    Vlad Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 9, 2002 Messages: 1,876 Likes Received: 0
    that hesk is dope
  7. nG

    nG Member

    Joined: Sep 29, 2002 Messages: 995 Likes Received: 0
    good shit, some fresh NT stuff i haven't seen before. the piece you labelled as 'Das' is actually by Anie though...
  8. Pilau Hands

    Pilau Hands Guest

    hesk is crew wit kema

    i would say to you, that your favorite "abstract" painters, some i know of, spent years doing straighter letters before developing a style which for some godforsaken reason was later called "abstract"

    if you start with straight letters, and work with them for a long time, you'll get a better understanding of your letters and how to manipulate them. you'll also get the can control required to pull off very exact details. if you go straight into abstract without that understanding...it's easy to tell.

    good luck
  9. ILYSH

    ILYSH Member

    Joined: Apr 5, 2001 Messages: 670 Likes Received: 0
    ph, post some of your photos i don't remember if you are tnahpele or naeco, but you guys had some wild pieces
  10. theta

    theta New Jack

    Joined: May 26, 2003 Messages: 15 Likes Received: 0
    i call most of what mentos and hesk do "abstract" only because it represents the closest thing to abstract movements in the art world outside of graffiti. lots of it really reminds me of the cubist stuff like picasso, and the lines and styles are far from the usual graf wildstyles and throws, so i wouldnt say abstract is too far off base of what it is. thats just my opinion though.

  11. Flat

    Flat New Jack

    Joined: Oct 10, 2001 Messages: 26 Likes Received: 0
    Re: a few pics i enjoy:

  12. sensnsa

    sensnsa Member

    Joined: Mar 21, 2002 Messages: 595 Likes Received: 0
    that hesk is super! //

    i absolutely love it //

    yours is a good start // stay simple at first though // tried and true, by the best and most common advice given
  13. Sickboy

    Sickboy Member

    Joined: Mar 3, 2003 Messages: 436 Likes Received: 0
    Technicaly, all graffiti is abstract so you need to find a better label. Abstract means to be different or changed for the effect to make it unrealistic. Unless the letters are as normal you can make it, its abstract.
    If the artist adds the slightest thing or molds the original text that that culture creates, they have made it abstract.

    Now that I have gone out of my way to make myself sound intelligent, share with us what that thing you made says.
  14. renave

    renave Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 14, 2006 Messages: 1,517 Likes Received: 58