This Graffiti Art Class (originally developed by Pose Two) was created to teach and explore the history styles and techniques of the art form called graffiti. This class will follow a similar format and be taught by members of the Vicious Styles Crew.
Where: Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, NJ and Terracycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08608
When: Saturdays, 9am – 11am
Cost: $150 3 sessions (pre-registered)/ $60 1 session(pre-registered) / $15 each class (day of)
(DOES NOT INCLUDE COST OF PAINT AND OTHER ART SUPPLIES)
Some Supplies may be donated, we will have blackbooks markers., etc for sale on site.
Session: 1 History styles and traditions
February 19-March 19, 2011 Saturdays, 9am – 11am
This session is an introductory lesson on graffiti writing. Within a 5-week course student will learn the basis of the history styles and traditions of Writhing. The Instructor guides the students on a virtual train ride on the past present and future of Graffiti writing. Through discussions, video, slide presentations and books students imaginations are colorfully sprayed with a rich experience… and enough inspiration to last a lifetime! Students 10-110 are welcome. No prior experience with Art graffiti is required. All students are required to come prepared with a black-book (sketch book) pencil, pen and a sharpie marker (black). Our goal and purpose it that you take this course to learn the basic foundation regarding graffiti. Understanding what “writing “ is really about and how it relates to you.
Session: 2 Black book Skills/Painters Touch March 26-April 23, 2011 Saturdays, 9am – 11am
April 2,Terracycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08608
April 9, Terracycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08608
April 16, Terracycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08608
April 23, Terracycle, 121 New York Ave, Trenton, NJ 08608
This course is for students who wish to develop their lettering skills. During this session students experience intense black book sessions where they will learn color schemes, letter formations and style concepts, the second half of the session focuses on transforming black book sketches into actual burners.
Session 3 Can ControlApril 30-May 28 2011 Saturdays, 9am – 11am
This session is dedicated purely to the development of painting. Enhancing technique and style. Watch week students are expected to have a carefully drawn sketch, which they will execute on a wall under the critics and guidance of experienced Graff writers.