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  2. not even losin my fuckin arms... imma be on some bionic shit i remember hearin bout a dude who writes WIT HIS FUCKIN EYES. pretty sure theres a thread here sumwhere....
  3. Is this from 4chan and/or /b/?? Sounds familiar.
  4. personally, paintin alone has always been a last resort... its a security measure mostly, plus paintin with the boys is more enjoyable... the shit talkin, the whole seein weird ass shit at nite, and of course the "shit nigga the law hurry up!!!" but if everyone else is busy... shit you gotta do what you gotta do
  5. Wordddd thanks gotta love the ABC forum
  6. Word... I've been lookin for a graff book featuring at least SOME Chicago work, but most just have NY and LA. Any idea where I could find one featuring some of the best of the midwest?
  7. Os Gemeos used paint, idk bout the other dudes... I did a lil lookin around, most I found regarding the issue was in Upset Mag sayin Os used paint. Oh well, regardless the murals are still dope
  8. Eh, I was really just copying what FLASH ABC put up on the forum, but word, I wanna read that book if this was partly quoted from it
  9. I believe they used paint... although I'm not 100% sure
  10. says in the beginning, he was doing murals all over philly
  11. Wassup y'all. Came across this on the ABC forum, thought I'd share it. Espo (Steven Powers) is a well known New York graffiti artist. The works featured here were part of a project of his entitled “Love Letter”, where he made 50 love inspired murals throughout the Philadelphia area. "You suck until further notice. It’s gonna take a long time before we even acknowledge your existence, even longer before we can bear to look at that foul scribble you call your name. To speed the process of acceptance, you can A) Choose a clever name that defies the norm of simple-minded slang. An example of a good name is “ARGUE” (RIP). It looks good when written, sounds cool when spoken, and conveys a combative attitude. On the other hand, “ENEMA” (actual name) looks, sounds, and conveys a shitty attitude. BE CHOOSY. B) Use paint, gain a thorough knowledge of supplies, remember that permission walls, stickers, and dust tags are small parts of a balanced diet, be bold, learn a style of writing for every occasion,and write your name bigger every time you go out. Jealousy is a disease for the weak. Your heart is your greatest possession, don’t let it get taken from you. Don’t write on houses of worship, people’s houses in general, other writer’s names, and tombstones. Writing on memorial walls and cars is beef beyond belief. Furthermore, involving civilians in your beef is grounds for dismissal. These are are the five fingers of your right hand. Get to know them well. Give soul claps, firm handshakes, and throw smooth bolo punches. Although being a toy seems undesirable, you should enjoy it while you can. At this stage you can bite all you want with no remorse. All your elders will say is, ” Awww isn’t that cute, kootchie kootchie koo.” So steal that dope connection, rob that color scheme and loot whole letter-forms. Don’t worry about giving any credit, we’ll pat ourselves on the back and brag how we’re influencing the next generation. However, style isn’t a crutch or a shtick. It is understanding why that connection you bit flows, or why that color scheme bumps. Style is the process to an appealing end. Once you got it down to a science, you can reinvent letter-forms to suit yourself. This creative growth will amaze the old and young alike. Pretty soon somebody will steal your secret sauce and the cycle will be renewed. If this happens to you, don’t byaaaaatchabout not getting your due. Graffiti is the language of the ignored. If your style is stolen, someone heard you speaking. You got what you wanted from the beginning, some attention, you big baby. It must be noted that the vandal squad loves graffiti. Their job requires them to fiend for graff as much as you do. When you wreck enough walls, they’ll want to meet you. Just like the ball huggers outside the graff shop, they’ll recite every spot you hit, with the difference being you’ll also hear the Miranda Warning. To postpone this, go solo as much as possible. Don’t write with anyone that wont fight for you. Don’t be paranoid, but be careful. If you avoid writing on pristine properties, you’ll stay in misdemeanor territory, and you wont divert the cops’ attention from pastry and caffeine consumption (consult local laws to be sure). Remember, if they didn’t see you do it, it’s almost impossible for them to win a conviction without your own damming testimony. Shut up, shut up, SHUT UP! Giving a cop info on another writer will doom you to a life of ridicule, from cops and kids alike, with no parole. There’s nothing wrong with knowing you’re the shit as long as you are. But once you reach that conclusion, your one foot over the edge of falling off. Watch your step fathead, there’s no shortage of people chanting, “JUMP JUMP JUMP!” There are plenty of writers that have been painting well for the better part of 20 years, and your posing and fronting looks retarded next to them. Get back to work, you “never was” slouch. In conclusion, graffiti is free, impresses the girls, is heroic in our couch potato culture, will provide you with a million stories to tell at parties, and a sure cure for the inner-city blues. If it’s not fun, you’re doing it wrong or have been doing it too long. So get going, fame awaits the fly among you." Enjoy
  12. not even! i got fam that bombs overseas in dubai, n they showed it to me when i asked them 2 c sum graff from over there. chata weyyyy
  13. practice, you get better as you go. yea you can get high, it helps with the inspiration, but its not necessary... i know sum beast writers that dont spark up at all due to various reasons but can still snap on a wall different ppl do different shit. i had someone show me the ropes when i started, sometimes it helps sometimes it doesnt. and i guess, if i were you, i'd look at shit in the biggest city by you, check out whats goin on over there, some big names, etc. look at the photo threads. and always, always, always practice until you think you're good enough to go out on the streets. sketching is the most important thing, it'll lay your foundation, if you're in it for the artistic aspect. if you want fame, get up, and get up hard.
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