street art used to be a sure sign of a neighborhood'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 artists-rebellious and non-rebellious
alike-will relish the opportunity to have so many ideas for color
play, illustration, and wild expressions at their fingertips.
of graffiti and other types of urban art, with captions that
feature location (city, state, country) artist name (if known).
into categories such as letterforms, stencils, portraits, murals,
nature, tags, throw-ups, pieces, and productions
glossary, basic aerosol painting and street art techniques, and