The Art of Graffiti: Create Basic Graffiti Letters

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6 Videos (32m)
    • Overview

      1:06
    • The Culture

      3:37
    • Selecting A Graff Name

      4:55
    • 3 Tools Optimized

      3:17
    • Bar System

      7:08
    • Following Thru

      12:16

About This Class

In this class you will learn the first step to creating a real, on-wall graffiti piece by learning how to create basic graffiti letters.


I will show you basic letter structure, how to balance the flow of your letters, add funk and effects to arrive at a climactic finished outline. But no graffiti course would be complete without an introduction to the culture and origins. We will quickly cover history, terminology, ethics (or lack there of depending on where you stand socio-economically) and street etiquette.

So put on your hoodie, tie your moms scarf around your face, grab a marker and lets do it!

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Many will probably consider this very basic, but for those looking for very basic, it nicely rounds up an intro not only to drawing but to idea and culture too, inspiring you to think in "graffiti way" before you draw your first line. Then it takes you through process of drawing, again highlighting the approach and philosophy rather then the technique itself.
I thought graffiti was nonsense but it is an art. Thanks.

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