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I say what I'm postio? do you mean?


I'm talking about the fact that there is a legend in NYC that goes by the name of Stak.


Whatever though, don't really care just was surprised.

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hey man, im working on a series where im painting graf walls on canvas. would you mind if i painted this pic?


Sounds pretty toy to me hahahaha.

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Although there are no set rules on doing throw ups here are 10 general guidelines to follow


1. STRICTLY use CONTRASTING colors... If you dont, stay home... save yourself the embarrassment... stay away from browns greens oranges and oddball colors unless you know what your doing.. typical colors for throw ups and bombing are: Dark colors: black, blue(tends to be watery), red(or burgundy).... Light colors: white, silver, yellow, light blue(nice with burgandy).


2. Although throw ups look really nice when filled in solid, it is not necesary. However if you fill in lightly make sure you use EVEN SIDE TO SIDE STROKES... nothing screams TOY louder than a throw up filled in up-down left-right diagonally and following the shape of the letters all in the same throw up.


3. If painting a throw up on top of multiple tags YOU MUST FILL IN SOLID or your throwy will look outright SHITTY.. If painting on top of marker tags try using silver to fill in or spray some silver on top of the marker tags and then fill in.


4. You can get away with filling in rough.. but for the sake of humanity make sure your outline and 3d are SOLID.....


5. Avoid "wildstyle" throw ups or letters... throwys are meant to be fun and simple. Adding too much shapes and fragments comes off like your trying way too hard......


6. Avoid using extremely skinny or fat outlines... find a tip that sprays a medium to fat line and use speed to get the perfect line...


7. Paint them BIG... if you had the balls to paint one on an avenue, you should have the balls to spend an extra 30seconds to a minute, making them big and solid... tiny throw ups look COWARDLY like you wanted props but chickened out.


8. All the letters in your throw up should be similar as if the letters were in the same font family... throwys that all have different styled letters look like some HEAVY BITING has been going on... (a letter from xxxx anothere from yyyy a couple letters from anothere writer if no one notices FABULOUS)seems to be going on a lot nowadays.


9. A good throw up should either consistently have negative space or consistently have no negative space this rule goes hand to hand with rule #8


10. This rule is controversial, but in my opinion you should always paint a 3d on your throw up.. there are some throwys with no 3d that look alright, but in 2011 a throw up should have a solid filled 3d and if possible a SECONDARY OUTLINE(which can be done with any dope color)....


Graffiti is about freedom and anarchy (meaning no rules), and these guidelines aren't written on stone but if you follow these 10 tips you will better yourself as an artist and save planet earth from being overran by shitty ugly throw ups. If someone feels that this was meant for them it probably was (if the shoe fits wear it). Don't be a mommas boy and step your game up... then thank me afterwards......



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did you go to fucking graffiti college or some shit? this is the stupidest fucking thing I've ever heard. fucking hell. I'm going to go do a flat black fill with a gloss black outline and then I'm gonna drink a fucking forty to ease this headache that I got from reading this bullshit.

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