MOWING THE SPOT WITH CHARACTERS

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50 Characters in a row-

This year in Miami the goal was to find a long enough wall to try a new concept, treating bunched characters like a repeated series of throw ups. I wanted to create something that had a similar feel to what writers of the 70’s & 80’s would paint end to end across subway cars.


Seen


IZ


SE3

The hope was to paint something that grabbed attention for a few seconds while riding by. The longer the wall, the better. With this in mind, I sketched up the idea using the characters eyes as a constant repeating form. Not knowing how long the wall I would end up painting would be, I showed up with only 12 characters and a “YO” throw up sketched…

Getting started with a serieds of “O” shaped ovals, I ended up marking out spaces for a total of 50 characters.

Having only 13 sketched out I had to freestyle the last 37. This was a real pain in the ass due to all of the foot traffic, chaos, and people approaching me while working over the weekend.


(above) Pad, Bandit, Christ, Snuffed, Yo I’m stuffed, Batman, Organic chicken breast, B-boy


(above) Michael Angelo, Seduction, Great Scott, Manually pleased, Tiger claw, Half assed Raf (noticed misplaced hump zzz…), Open

I am happy with the finished result. Some parts are lacking balance, some have funny errors, but it’s a good attempt at something I will try again. This wall looks best in person, or while driving 45mph down NE Miami Ave…


click to view large (above photo: lea bruno)

A video of the whole Miami trip will be released in the next few weeks via: TheSeventhLetter.com

*Some photos vicked from AllCityStreetArt & Arrested Motion

31 thoughts on “MOWING THE SPOT WITH CHARACTERS

  1. Effing nice! Great concept, great exicution!

  2. hahaahha nice ! love the ass ! :)

  3. grande trabalho! empurrando os limites sempre! parabéns!

  4. its original and fun .

  5. yo that is banging right there like some booty in a cali sunset ….yo props

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  7. Yeah dude! You killed it on that one!

  8. damn,…it …must drive 45 mph by this

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  10. Love how each character has a unique personality

  11. you continue to give jersey mad props and respect in the graff world. Your the best in the game and i still get stoked seeing your pieces while driving through the state. Never stop.

  12. dope shit dog. you the greatest writer ive seen, i wish one day i could get close to as good as you man.

  13. UNREAL. THIS PIECE JUST MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD EVERYTIME YOU LOOK AT IT! DOPE WORK RIME. -GREGORY.

  14. well done sir!!!! so inspiring…. PLEASE keep painting =)))

  15. My nigga emir…. I like, shit is different… And that ass looks like a bubble… Lol..

  16. Oh soo freshh man i love it!

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  18. expression expresssssssssssssssssssssssss. fuego

  19. Ambitious…you pulled it off nicely.

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  23. This so dope. Looks like hard work.

  24. Really glad I got to see this in person. Came out really tight. You know what’s next right? Compose all those faces on a wall to make one giant face…just saying.

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