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What Are Your Plans For the Future?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Gunm, Jun 3, 2005.

  1. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 2
    I was wondering what some of you intended to do with your graffiti as the years go on. Remember, we're not getting younger.

    Are some of you content to just bomb and piece as a hobby? Is it just a side pursuit while you work on serious career?

    Do some of you see graffiti as a way of moving up in the world as your style gets better and better? Maybe establish a clothing company? Art openings? Canvases? KAWS/DALEK/NECKFACE/TWIST status?

    Do you see yourself ever outgrowing graffiti?

    Let's face it, graffiti has the potential to be a real crash and burn lifestyle. the choices you make today determine whether you are a superstar :king: ,burnout :burn: or a middle class american :clown2: with a family who fondly remembers the days of killing buses and walls while you make dinner for the wife and kids.

    Where is your graffiti taking you?
  2. trackstand

    trackstand Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 21, 2004 Messages: 2,262 Likes Received: 3
    To hell in a handbasket.
  3. doublebase

    doublebase New Jack

    Joined: May 26, 2005 Messages: 13 Likes Received: 0
  4. iloveyoursister

    iloveyoursister Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 4, 2005 Messages: 1,025 Likes Received: 0
    More trains, freights and cleans.
    Paint with more people.
    Smash shit.

    SPORTO Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 6, 2005 Messages: 1,086 Likes Received: 10
    "Do you see yourself ever outgrowing graffiti? "

    I don't think you can ever 'outgrow' graffiti,
    its either part or all of your lifestyle,
    how much of your time it takes up
    depends on your attitude towards it.

    I like to picture myself, at about
    75 years of age dragg'n my
    brittle bag a bones up of the
    throne in some public rest room

    ....take the pen from pocket
    from which I had early completed
    my daily crossword with, &
    go over the new school toys
    on the back of the door,
    with some shaaaakkkky styles!
  6. Suicide Bomber

    Suicide Bomber Member

    Joined: Jan 20, 2005 Messages: 275 Likes Received: 0
  7. mackfatsoe

    mackfatsoe Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 6,532 Likes Received: 168
    graffiti is played dude, aint you heard

    and don't kid yourself, for 99.999999% of you, there is no fucking future in this garbage
  8. MrJackDaniels

    MrJackDaniels Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2005 Messages: 413 Likes Received: 0
    im going to take it as it comes.
    how can you plan that shit out? fuck knows

    i do have an image of me being 30, 40 odd and still doing pieces regularly.
  9. P-Money

    P-Money New Jack

    Joined: Dec 28, 2004 Messages: 61 Likes Received: 1
    i'm going to be crowned then die. ;)
  10. droptheknife

    droptheknife Member

    Joined: Feb 29, 2004 Messages: 481 Likes Received: 0
  11. The Leader

    The Leader Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 23, 2005 Messages: 1,591 Likes Received: 1
    When it comes to art I do shit when I want to. I would never try to make
    any part of the "creative" me into a career... turning something I love
    into a career feels like killing it to me.

    Graffiti will always be part of my life. I'm not saying I will continue going
    out every night but I will always think like a grafftagbomber.

    That said, I see no stopping in my future.. so I don't know.

    And this is random, I've just been thinking about it lately --

    But I am quite the hipocrite. I am willing to switch barcode labels on
    paint cans to get a lower price, but if I see a kid stealing candy from
    like.. a circle k or 7-11 or whatever, I feel like beating the shit out of
    him. And I don't really understand why either. I did that shit when I was
    younger.. what's the problem I have with it?

    Possibly it's the complete obvious way they do it. I don't know. I hope I
    wasn't that obvious.

    I hate kids.
  12. Keem

    Keem New Jack

    Joined: May 28, 2005 Messages: 24 Likes Received: 0
    Im not sure dude, cause I just started writing like a few months ago so so I have a ways to go. I'm a junior finance major at hampton university, but i've been an artist all of my life so im not really sure what i'm gonna do...oh and my gpa looks like shit too.
  13. MrJackDaniels

    MrJackDaniels Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2005 Messages: 413 Likes Received: 0
    switching barcodes isnt the same as stealing. your still paying something, but on your terms..
  14. LOReSeVeNTeN

    LOReSeVeNTeN Member

    Joined: Sep 25, 2002 Messages: 379 Likes Received: 0
    stealing is the companies fault for MAKING you want it so bad

    if the company doesnt want you to steal, then they should only advertise to people who can afford it....

    but i say beat up little kids but let em keep their candy

    THEPOSTWHORE5000 Member

    Joined: Jan 25, 2005 Messages: 319 Likes Received: 0
    gonna try to take over shit but i know thats not happening im too lazy...
    but i wanna make a name for myself
    fuck legals and all that bullshit that aint graffiti