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why graff???

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by kodak, Feb 24, 2002.

  1. kodak

    kodak Member

    Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Messages: 491 Likes Received: 0
    have you ever asked yourself "why am i into graffiti?" what are your philosophies on being a true school graffer?
     
  2. ~i~hear~voices~

    ~i~hear~voices~ New Jack

    Joined: Sep 5, 2001 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0
    yeah i ask myself that every day..to me theres no true answer..well maybe there is but i havent found it...i dunno..i just like the feeling of wakng up on a sunny saturday morning packing my bag with cans calling up the fellow writers and hitting the known yards, freeways, rooftops..to me it just gets me jucied... i think thats why i like doing it.. its an escape from reality for a min... i dunno maybe thats a dumb concept but its what i live by...so to me thats all that matters..:D
     
  3. kodak

    kodak Member

    Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Messages: 491 Likes Received: 0
    yeah thats cool. my chick asked me why i paint and i didnt know what to tell her. it just calms me down i guess. about illegals i just do that to try and keep our culture alive. all the writers i look up to have paid there dues by illegal bombing. im just trying to pay my dues. about piecing. i just piece because its the only thing i do good.i just do it for myself.
     
  4. mobius

    mobius Banned

    Joined: Jul 17, 2000 Messages: 348 Likes Received: 0
    I have tried to quit... but it never works
     
  5. REGULATOR

    REGULATOR Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 6, 2001 Messages: 3,383 Likes Received: 0
    i just got rapped, but i still feel the urge to go out and get ups....im addicted...i need a graffoderm or sumthing
     
  6. whiteboy 516

    whiteboy 516 Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 18, 2002 Messages: 219 Likes Received: 0
    been into graff for as long as i can remember...............
     
  7. Asid

    Asid Guest

    lol

    fuck its genetics I used to draw all over my walls in my room as a kid...Were just the evolved cavemen with evolved tools.
     
  8. sneak

    sneak Guest

    its like smoking, its damn impossible to answer why u started the cigs....

    also like pringles, once u pop, u cant stop!
     
  9. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    I started becuase I wanted to be a part of a special group, something that only a select few knew about/understood/could do. I was sick and tired of being normal, having nothing special about me that made me unique or stand out. I remember ny brother's friend came over, he had a blackbook of his cousin's and a booK full of flicks. I was in awe. "How the fuck do they do that??". That's when I realized that that is what I wanted to do. I was a late starter, but it took me 17 years to realize that this was my calling. I may not be the best writer out there, I haven't been writing very long at all, but to me, it's and addiction. It's all I think about, all I want to think about. It's the only thing that I attach any importance to. That's why I'm writing this, on 12oz, at school, when I should be researching my paper that is due tomorrow......



    I don't know if that answred the question. Whatever, it beats doing work:D
     
  10. strizzy

    strizzy Banned

    Joined: Feb 7, 2002 Messages: 84 Likes Received: 0
    i was in 5th grade and i'd see that shit on my way to school, so that just about did it for me... no one brought me in...
     
  11. Wilt

    Wilt Guest

    :rolleyes: Why not paint?the reason i paint is because i fucking hate everything else in this world. Don't get me wrong, i like music and some people.But, there's so much insanity and chaos within the government and society....violent crime...poverty...domestic violence and it just makes me sick..so this is my way of saying fuck you world.its a release..im a loaded weapon..its better than being a terrorist.
     
  12. Asid

    Asid Guest

    hell

    I'd rather fucking paint than do a sketch lol...
     
  13. evoloner

    evoloner Guest

    Ive always been into drawing and whatnot. When I started highschool back in the day I was already into skating etc. All the kids seemed to be one group of followers, they didnt think for themselves. They were all doing lines or smoking pot. and that was not my thing. Eventually I started to hang out with a kid who painted. I went bombing with him a few times and got this huge rush of energ. I started bombing day and night then pieceing and started to meet other writers from all over, and it was such a positive experience other than the fact we were destroying property I felt as If we were doing something great and unique. Well 10 years later I still paint, not as much because of getting busted a few times. but now Im a graphic designer at a well known company and it is all because of the path I took with graffiti. alot of the kids I went to school are
    on a path to no where and cant imagine the positive effects it brought to me and many others. its also kind of funny that all the suburbanite drug dealers who used to try and sell me coke turned around and bought german thins and fats for 5 bucks a piece from me . haha
     
  14. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
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    Top Taco Guest

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