I Love the Look of Graffiti

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 120 People

    Years Ago

    I used to hang around the local rut for artists and the radical youth. You know the part of town that has the one tattoo parlor that will pierce areas others won't, the incense stores with the water bongs, the brightly colored sign with a rainbow for the GLBT lifestyle...in the...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki
    5 Responses Oct 4, 2008


    i love graffiti. the way the art is expressed is simply spectacular. i admit that i do draw and i am moderately ok at it. but from what i seen it takes much practice to even get started.
    EternalSalvation EternalSalvation
    18-21, M
    Jan 30, 2011

    Graffiti Wars

    watched a doco called Graffiti Wars on the battle between a legendary writer and banksy although the ending was sad when it was revealed the writer was in hospital in a coma or something from a bashing is he still alive? I come from the oldschool writer side so I enjoy pieces and...
    Soroe Soroe
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 20, 2013

    Banksy Rocks!

    i love banksy!  he's really taken graffitti to another level! total inspiration..
    natasha9 natasha9
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 29, 2008

    Special Walls

    I was just thinking about this the last couple of days.....I think that special walls should be designated as 'grafiti walls'.  Like a certain number of walls per block or per square mile.  Think how it would bring some people together.  : )
    kylae77 kylae77
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 18, 2009

    looking for an experienced tagger to talk to.

    ..just a few questions, the answers to which I would be allowed to use in a research paper
    deleted deleted
    Apr 20, 2015

    absolute talent l, to take a spray can

    and spray an absolute masterpiece..pure envy for the likes that can..
    raggedeagle raggedeagle
    31-35, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    Missing Graf

    why don't you paint suburbia whatever the **** color you want to? i'm sitting out in the middle of suburbia... it's boring and sterilyzed. i'm hungry and i wanna go somewhere else and roam free finding the throw-ups that i once found... i'd get so absorbed... i'd trek for...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    1 Response Dec 17, 2009

    Its Amazing

    I highly respect their art form. Its so artistic and they are very talented at what they do. Their styles, their colors, their expressions, and emotions through their graffiti is complete amazement to my eyes.  
    iGotMine8 iGotMine8
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2008

    Corporate Ads As Graffiti

    I read an article today in the local paper about the fight against graffiti and it made me angry. I don't understand why we are trying to string up individual artists when corporations "graffiti" my landscape every waking day. I see corporate ads the way that other people seem...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

    Night Skates

    my friend and i used to skate around late at night downtown. we saw all kinds of gourgeous throw-ups and murals that would get painted over in only a matter of hours! when i see a peice that i love, i try to have a camera handy so that i can have it always. at points in my time...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    1 Response Nov 23, 2009

    tasek one or tase was my graffiti "moniker"

    and although I have not painted in a while I was very well known around my town and I can't shake my identity as tase.
    tasekone tasekone
    22-25, M
    Nov 4, 2014

    The Film: Rockfresh

    RockFresh is a film by Danny Lee about a crew of graffiti artists ( Axis, Clae, Kofie, Trixter, and Tyer) who are trying to bridge the gap between illegal street art and a legitimate creative career. What I like best about the film, is that you get to see a glimpse of the...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    1 Response Mar 16, 2010
    Tazthebaby Tazthebaby
    16-17, F
    Nov 23, 2014
    anoniem1art anoniem1art
    16-17, M
    Aug 24, 2014

    If any of you do graffiti can you lmk

    if its normal to be embarrassed of being a toy? Im ashammed of my art sometimes because I have these great visions in my head and they never come out as I wanted them to.
    Brandon5565 Brandon5565
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2014
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