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A LOAN FROM THE BANKSY

The “Flower Thrower” by Banksy, you all know it. Well, since there is no good riot without cops – what might the other side look like? When one is throwing a bouquet of flowers instead of a molotov cocktail, what … Continue reading

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STENCIL IT #9 – The Multitool

1. Your stencil may be very intricate, even a piece of art in it’s own right but it’s really a tool to make a painting. Although you’re basically “printing” an image nobody says that you’ve got to do it the … Continue reading

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STENCIL IT #8 – You talkin’ to me?!?

You feel that your piece needs some words – well, start texting! 1. When you write words you’re giving a direction for interpretation. So you need to think about where that leads. You can be cryptic or vague or crystal … Continue reading

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to the streets!

‘ cause that’s where art lives fast! as always people are watching – suspiciously at first and then more and more interested. others don’t see any of that and roll over a fresh piece. no damage done but i wonder … Continue reading

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STENCIL IT #6 – Ground and Pound

Your stencil is cut and it’s spray-time! But wait, what about the rest of the piece? 1. Basically everything is possible and the combinations of materials, paints and techniques are endless – Go nuts! But keep in mind: The background … Continue reading

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First Cuts

another workshop is starting off pretty well! the kids are learning about bridges pretty quick and spraycans – you just gotta love them! it also turns out that foam rubber sheets are easy to cut and can endure much more … Continue reading

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STENCIL IT #5 – The Background Stencil

1. You want to add a second color to your piece? Well, technically you’re entering multilayer territory here but this is as basic as it gets! 2. Spray your stencil to get the outline or trace it with a pencil. … Continue reading

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