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Handstyle Techniques

Discussion in 'Toys forum' started by Pony_1, Aug 16, 2005.

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  1. AliasL1A

    AliasL1A Member

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    I'm very new to graff in general, and I've been sort of working on my handstyle lately. Any critique to offer on this one?
     
  2. Bazer

    Bazer Moderator

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    its just looks like regular letters.
     
  3. time_nsb

    time_nsb Member

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    try flowin ur letters together, but yeah i second 1nOnly Blaze ^^^^^^
     
  4. DD Purin

    DD Purin Member

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    add some qoutes and some lines underneath and you should be fine. and yeah...it does look like some reg. ledas
     
  5. AliasL1A

    AliasL1A Member

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    I've been fiddlin with it for awhile :) ai41.photobucket.com_albums_e292_Xperiment67_newhandy.jpg
     
  6. Mr Tasty

    Mr Tasty Banned

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    problem with toys is them making ther tags look like logos...
     
  7. Tryp

    Tryp Senior Member

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    ive been messin around with my handstyle for like ever. im not sure wat to go with...


    sorry for the blur - but you get what it is...

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  8. *KNOTTY_BOY*

    *KNOTTY_BOY* Member

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    hey i write "ZEK" but im thinking of changing it cause it's to short any ideas on making it look longer?
     
  9. SEEK_ONE

    SEEK_ONE Member

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  10. imsaneagain@hotmail.co.uk

    imsaneagain@hotmail.co.uk New Member

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    I dont understand why people ask on improving handstyles. your handstyle is just something you have and improve on. you cant ask people to give you advice. just take samples of other peoples and then develop it into your own!
     
  11. bountyhunter113

    bountyhunter113 Elite Member

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    wow, on ur first post u bump a rly old topic
     
  12. uhhh

    uhhh Elite Member

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    even though people were talking on it like two days ago?

    and tryp, you say youve been working on your handstyle for "like ever"
    ive worked on mine on and off for almost two years.
    youve probably been working on it for what, a week? a day?
    shit takes time.
    im still not good and ive been practicing for a little under two years.
     
  13. Dusk07

    Dusk07 Senior Member

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    i really need help with my k...any advice?
     
  14. EKE

    EKE Senior Member

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    ai94.photobucket.com_albums_l114_NotoriusSnL_Graff148.jpg
    which of these styles is best?
     
  15. ChRoMa 11820

    ChRoMa 11820 Senior Member

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    i think u can ask for advice because theres some styles that eeveryone uses
    around here everyone has their own handstyle but everyone also uses the philly style wickeds and the long skinny style. I would recommend doing letters seperately and tryin to think of a lil hook up of ur own to put intoo em. Or see what letters in ur name are similar and use that to ur advantage. I also experiment with the size of my letter. Sometimes makin the size increas or decrease towards the end of the word and stuff or having the first or last letter bigger.
     
  16. EKE

    EKE Senior Member

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    i did 3 different styles of handstyles and i want to know which of the 3 styles looks best
     
  17. CodeSix

    CodeSix Member

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    i like the top one but just put the name. dont put the date or anything. not specifically at least, i just put 07. you can do without the 818 either cause if thats the area code then everyone there already knows, making it sort of pointless.
     
  18. ChRoMa 11820

    ChRoMa 11820 Senior Member

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    yeah i know exactly what u mean
    that doesnt really happen to me anymore but during daylight or even sometimes at night when im lookin at my tag and doin it i feel like someones watchin or a cars comin/person and the last couple letters look bad

    im tryin to learn how to do it without lookin

    and whoever said chisel tips dont work good is crazy
    chisel tip is the advanced way of handstyle
    it stems back to calligraphy and stuff
    i use chisel tips whenever i can and hold it at a 45 degree angle
    that works best
    if i dont have chisels i use a prismacolor premier metallic silver or a white out pen
    i also have a kiwi shoe polish mop
     
  19. rushoner

    rushoner Senior Member

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    yo what caps did you use to get flares?! ive been tryin to find caps that are easy to flare with, anyone know about any
     
  20. Roolete

    Roolete Elite Member

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    aright ive always liked the simple handies more, but people are like "blah blah blah its normal letters got no style blah blah blah" should i stick with the simple letetrs or just try to find something more complicated i like?