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How Did You Get Into Graf

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Puffer, Nov 23, 2005.

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How did you get into graf?

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  1. mar611

    mar611 Member

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    I got in 2 graff through my cuz he was always drawing shit and showing me all kinds of graff I was like wtf that's crazy I like that his graff skillz always been great since we was kids he learn from his pops he use to do heavy graff back then
    I learn everything from him he told me a lot bout the graff scene.
     
  2. AVID1

    AVID1 Senior Member

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    I always loved the art form.. as a kid I would love watching the graff scene even though I never knew anything about it.. I knew one day I was going to be one of the 'Mysterious graffiti people'
    soo then I started copping immortal techinque on his bio it said he used to be down with graff when he was younger.. then I picked up a magazine at my camp.. I found it around somewhere.. like ona a picnic bench, so I just checked out the pieces started doing my own pieces.. but I've always loved vandalising shit I remember when I was like 12 I would write 'CZUP' on the busses and shit and then getting chased for it and hopping out the fire emergency exit.. it's just something I've always loved and I decided to pursue it..
     
  3. jawsy

    jawsy Senior Member

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    oops.. i voted for friends but i though about it more and..
    i saw a handstyle on the back of a chair at my school.. it said "mass attack" i bit all the letters and progressed from there and .. yeah
     
  4. Skitz

    Skitz Senior Member

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    school sux you get bored, see it around town so ya start sketchin b4 you know it your rackin cans chillin on rooftops
     
  5. YaDigg46

    YaDigg46 Member

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  6. S!KE

    S!KE Member

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    my 1st time was hitting up a freeway.. after that i was hooked!
     
  7. bloom

    bloom Senior Member

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    Once i moved into the mile high city, my brother met a new friend a school and invited him to come over. He would draw burners and throw-ups on this binder we didn't use. Once i saw what he drew, graffiti had me by the balls..
     
  8. INDO1SNMK

    INDO1SNMK Member

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    me i used to see ppl around my neighbor hood tagging all the time i never understood it i liked artwork though when i was 10 i started seeing murals and shit when i was 11 homeboy blazed me up for my first time and took me bombing for the first time since then i been dedicated
     
  9. Sunk

    Sunk Senior Member

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    i got into graff cuz going through the city and seeing all the throwies and tags n shit
    got me interested at a pretty young age
     
  10. SIAH

    SIAH Senior Member

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    let's see...about 6 years ago in school on eof my friends in art class would draw pieces and shit,kinda showed me the ropes,before ya know it we was out @ 1am bags fulla cans,bombin everything...
     
  11. foi oi oi

    foi oi oi Senior Member

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    I got into graff, because I lived in redneck city, OH. It was just an expression of self to say "I'm not you". It was also a mixture of that good ole teenage rebellion, friends who felt the same as me, and most importantly... ART.
     
  12. Breakfaces

    Breakfaces New Member

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    When these guys in my city did blockbusters 5 stories up over the windows of this abandoned factory by my school.
    It was rocking for a while.
     
  13. The_NaMEz_BaNKz

    The_NaMEz_BaNKz Elite Member

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    got my name from the title of a lloyd banks song..i was just writing it on papers not even thinkin bout graff...then i jus staryted writing it outside..still with out graff on my mind..

    then i played marc ekkos gettin up...and i said to myself i should do graff cuz i already have tags up..then i found out my friend from grade school did graff..and ffrom..im destroying the city !
     
  14. Never Stop Bombing

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    i got into graffiti just chillin around the scene now im running a crew at my high school but i was always into drawing and i just started painting and its my life now
     
  15. SAID

    SAID Moderator

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    i needed something to fulfill my satisfaction.
     
  16. The_NaMEz_BaNKz

    The_NaMEz_BaNKz Elite Member

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    ^^ LMAO..thats from that fuckin techno song called satisfaction..lol
     
  17. pretentious asshole

    pretentious asshole Member

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    Actually, I invented graffiti.....

    One day, while I was finding a cure for the bubonic plague while simultaneously slicing a piece of bread for the first time in recorded history, jesus came to me in a vision (i.e. - showed me his image in the macaroni of my kids cuisine). The image began to speak, it said that I must stop being so hot and sexy all of the time and start doing graff, that crazy bastard! The image then proceeded to fade away and I consumed the anointed pasta. I felt a jolt of holy energy run through my spine and quickly took to the streets and began to paint. I started out painting daffodils with ak47's, but I figured that might be too offensive in light of recent flower-based tragedies involving weaponry across America, so I thought that letters would be more appropriate. Anyone else who does graffiti is copying me.
     
  18. IlikePie

    IlikePie Elite Member

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    I think that might have been the best short story written in the history of written language. Can I touch you?
     
  19. unreal180

    unreal180 Elite Member

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    i had grown up wid a shit hot piece under a bridge 2 mins away
    i just wanted to be like that
     
  20. atlok7

    atlok7 Elite Member

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    i first got the idea to do it when i was in 6th grade in spanish class and i was drawing my spanish name "pablo" in some bubble type letters and the kid next to me told me it looked like graffiti and then it just took off. i dreww some shitty bubble shit for like a year then i didnt really do it at all for another 2 years then ive been doin it erry day since