Graffiti, a form of public art or street art, can be formed by simple drawing on the walls. “Graffiti” in graffiti painting is derived from the word “GRAPHEIN” in Greek – means writing. Later, it became the word “graffito” in Latin means “art on the wall” is the general name for the painting or writing style scratched, scrawled on the walls in the streets, city parks. This is a type of public art and street art can be seen anywhere on the walls, subway, car, garage, etc.
Graffiti has existed since ancient times, in ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. In modern times, the paint, especially spray paint and markers have become the material most commonly used for this art form. In most countries, drawing the picture on the wall without the consent of the city government is seen as destructive and destructive, which is a crime to be punished. Graffiti painting first appeared in New York in the 1970s. The youth drew their name on a public place such as telephone stations, subway stations. It started just a few simple images then be replicated throughout the city.
At first, they used pen and marker pen to draw, but drawing on the wall is extremely difficult, so people quickly switched to spray (spray paint). Sprayers can draw with any type of surface, very fast and easy to use. Of spray nozzles can create colorful paintings array. Lid (including nozzles) from the container deodorant, insect sprays, WD-40, and other sprayers can be used to create large and small line for painting.
Many young people use graffiti painting to express their messesges to the world. In the era of hip hop culture, graffiti has evolved alongside hip hop music, b-boying, and other factors. Here are a few ideas of Graffiti paiting which is very popular with the youth recently.
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