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How To Learn To Draw Graffiti Letters

Updated on March 6, 2014

Learn To Draw Graffiti Letters

It's easy to Learn To Draw Graffiti Letters One of the most popular styles would be bubble letters. However, there are still many other styles out there. ...

A simple graffito may only have one color or may use different colors for each letter. Learning to draw graffiti letters is only limited by your creativity. It's easy to start with your name and add some style and your favorite colors to it. There is really no right or wrong way to draw graffiti letters, just try it and see what comes out and keep practicing. Looking at other examples or getting a DVD or book is a great way to get some instruction and inspiration. Have fun with your graffiti practice, just be sure to practice on approved surfaces.

If you already like to draw, sketch or paint this should be easy to find your own style and have a sense of what looks right. Check out the video and items below for some inspirations.

Learn To Draw Graffiti Letters With Bomb It (DVD) - The movie also considers that bombing (the term of choice for graffiti painters), once deemed a subversive a

This documentary traces the graffiti arts movement back to paintings by Picasso and on through the 1970s in New York City. BOMB IT combines guerrilla footage of artists at work around the globe with fresh perspectives on the art form.System Requirements:Running Time: 93 minutesFormat: DVD MOVIE

Bomb It
Bomb It

"Bomb It" starts by interviewing Cornbread, a Philadelphian whose campaign to tag everything with his moniker in 1967 might make him the first modern graffiti artist. The film avoids the who-did-what-first debate but follows the progression from simple tagging to more elaborate lettering that led graffiti's transformation from an underclass counter-culture movement into one that encompasses a broader artistic movement. Graffiti artists from New York in the 1970s-1980s talk about their exploits before the city began to aggressively clean up

 

is it easy to learn To Draw Graffiti Letters?

Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers - "Piecebooks are also used to collect work from other writers we respect/admire," says Villorente.

Before it hits the wall, graffiti is often painstakingly planned out in a sketchbook or piece book. Well-worn and dog-eared, these books are passed along from artist to artist as a way of sharing ideas and offering instruction. Here hundreds of drawings, most of them never before published, are reproduced on uncoated paper to resemble the pages of an authentic piecebook

Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers
Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers

i myself grew up a graffiti writer and are quite familiar to all those who contributed art work to this book. it was well done the prologue written by sacha jenkins(another graffiti writer) was well spoken an hit home as we who grew up in the early days of this era of graffiti sub culture can relate to. the art was reproduced with colorful visages that brought it all to life again as if it was done a few hours before i bought the book.

 

How did you learn how to draw Graffiti? - OR What is your favorite graffiti letter style?

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    • archetekt lm profile imageAUTHOR

      archetekt lm 

      4 years ago

      @harrybigg: That is well said Harrybigg. Lots of practice will make a good style appear.

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      harrybigg 

      4 years ago

      As with any other skill, it takes a lot of practice. Looking to others writers work for inspiration is good, but there is no substitute for sketching religiously and getting to know your letters, flow, and developing your own style, which you simply can't bite!

    • archetekt lm profile imageAUTHOR

      archetekt lm 

      5 years ago

      @sierradawn lm: Learning to draw graffiti letters just takes practice like learning any other skill does. You can do it.

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      sierradawn lm 

      5 years ago

      Graffiti is urban art.

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      sierradawn lm 

      5 years ago

      I do not know anything about graffiti writing styles but your video here on black book writing wildstyle was amazing! I am an artist and love writing in calligraphy but now I want to learn how to do this wildstyle graffiti writing. That guy in the video could sure do it fast!

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      GreenMind Guides 

      6 years ago from USA

      Interesting lens -- just keep away from my garage door ; )

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      lol i only get some of it but i can do a lil

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      will you tell me a place wer i can get lessons fro m??

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      kathysart 

      7 years ago

      This is my first lesson.. lol

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      kept practicin but gotta keep workin

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      this sucks but the writing is kool

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      Oh, I see I have been to this lens before and gave you 5 stars and a favorite. I love it!

      Thanks for visiting my lensography. You can find that template here: http://www.squidoo.com/squidwho/hq . Its a good idea to organize all your lenses in groups or just in one place. I have like 5 or 6 lenorgaphies. One is just for book reviews for example. Its a pretty good way to help build more links, just remember to link your lenses together too by lensrolling them to one another. ~ To your success, and if there is anything else I can help you with...please let me know. I'll be more than happy to help!!!

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      yesh fuck one time,tag police cars at night in the lot at there stations.taggn from new hamshire fuck the police

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      yesh fuck one time,tag police cars at night in the lot at there stations.taggn from new hamshire fuck the police

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      i tagged up at skool an i got caught but since that day i sill be tagging i ont give a fuk if i get caught again[in reply to alexis]

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      4 real i don't give a huk[in reply to jdjs]

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      yeah i tagg evryday and i spray most of the time i love graffiti its my life i gett better evrytday and pick new things up , i neva get caught graffitin n taggin and i do it on signposts and shit

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      im taggin from texas south side reppa

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      graffitti is my life stay hiittin up fuck dem hoes who hate fuck police

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      I TaG EvErYdAy N I NeVeR GoT cAuGhT BeFoRe

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      to get caught twice...you gotta be pretty damn stupid.

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      kiss my ass bitch ur gonna stop

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      Dominus

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      YES GRAFFITI IS MY LIFE FUCK THE POLICE I GOT CAUGHT 2 TIMES AND IM NEVER GUNNA STOP!

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