1,000 Ideas for Graffiti and Street Art: Murals, Tags, and More from Artists Around the World
Rockport Publishers, 1 feb. 2011 - 320 pagini
Graffiti and street art used to be a sure sign of a neighborhoodâ€™s neglect. Even though it is still a countercultural art form, its role has grown: it enlivens public space, provides social commentary, and adds humor and color to the urban and suburban landscape.
1,000 Ideas for Graffiti and Street Art is a showcase of urban art suitable for artists of any medium, designers, and other creative artists looking for urban-style inspiration for their visual work. A visual catalog, it is both a practical, inspirational handbook and a coffee-table conversation piece. Graffiti and street artistsâ€”rebellious and non-rebellious alikeâ€”will relish the opportunity to have so many ideas for color play, illustration, and wild expressions at their fingertips.Inside youâ€™ll find: -1,000 photographs of graffiti and other types of urban art, with captions that feature location (city, state, country) artist name (if known). -Artwork sorted into categories such as letterforms, stencils, portraits, murals, nature, tags, throw-ups, pieces, and productions -Urban art glossary, basic aerosol painting and street art techniques, and more