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Graffiti Artform

Graffiti is an art form that has been around for the better part of four decades. Graffiti has gone from an illegal way of expression on the streets to a legitimate art form with acclaimed artists from all over the world. This is where Graffiti Life comes in.

Overview:

Artists Specialties

At Graffiti Life they can provide art murals, team building, live art, and marketing solutions internationally. Graffiti Life is available for a wide variety of projects including, but not limited to sprucing up your home, creating fresh and unique ad campaigns as well as making an office space look vibrant with colorful and expressive meanings.

Live Art Performance:

Art Created In Real Time

Graffiti Life can also make any event more lively with a live art performance by any of their multi-faceted artists.

Team Building Workshops:

Learn The Tricks of The Trade

At graffiti Life, there is also team building workshops to help bring your creativity into your hands in an informative and communicative manner that is also a safe environment from the graffiti spots of old. The possibilities are endless within graffiti art. X marks the spot made up of circles and dots or any other creative expression you could possibly imagine in the art form.

The Artists:

The Visionary Artists

With graffiti Lifes expert team, any job is done with expert care at fast terms of execution. You will be elated by the joys of expression coming out in any of their works while also teaching you that you too can be just as artistic as they are. It only takes a willingness to learn and imagination.

Customer Service:

Keeping Clients Happy

With an unparalleled customer service and a professional approach to each piece of art created, expectations are always met as well as exceeded!

Graffiti Life artists are up for any occasion that comes their way. They use spray paint or marker pens to help make any surface art. The world is your canvas!

Expanding the Culture of Graffiti

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Graffiti is something that was hot in the 1980s, but this has quietly grown into something that has been accepted beyond the hip hop culture. It is almost like something of a mainstream concept now. This has a lot to do with the fact that hip hop has become part of mainstream culture. There are so many artists start doing graffiti that is connected to hip hop culture, but they venture out. They make a decision to do other things, and they get recognition for expanding before this culture.

The Artists that Get the Most Recognition

There are some artists that just naturally stand out. People like Banksy have proven that he is an incredible artist when it comes to developing some interesting street art. There is no shortage of interesting concepts when it comes to his ideas. Roa is another artist that has gained a considerable amount of exposure for his animal subjects. These are young artists that have become dominate because they have been able to make people stop and take a look at what they have presented. They are not just doing the same thing that everyone else is trying to do. These artists have moved beyond the Tupac mural that has been created hundreds of times. These are artists that have their own vision, and that is what has made them relevant in this day and time.

C215 and Reka are also giving art lovers a lot to talk about. This street art is becoming quite a popular thing around the world. Most of these artists are not even from America. That shows that this street art has a lot of global appeal. There are artists from Italy and Egypt that are giving people in America something to talk about. This shows the diversity of artwork.

Is It Possible to Make Money with a Career as a Graffiti Artist?

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Is it possible to make money with a career as a graffiti artist?

For anyone who has spent time doing graffiti art, whether it was illegal or legal, at some point the idea has probably entered their head that they would love to make a living as a graffiti artist. Is this possible, though, or is graffiti one of those things you are never going to be able to make money doing?

Surprisingly, there are a couple of ways where a graffiti can actually make money and not just a little money either. In fact, if you know how to find the right jobs, you can actually make a very good living at it.

Get an agent — The first thing you will want to do is to get an agent to represent you. This is because there are a huge number of advertising agencies that sell the services of graffiti artists to companies all over the world for their print and TV commercials.

To get into this field, however, you will need an agent to represent you so contact as many art agents as you can to find the right one for you.

Work for a graffiti special events company — There are actual companies that are set up to organize special events, and that hire graffiti artists to work the events. They also pay a very good salary and, as the job is usually permanent, it is a stable way to work as a graffiti artist as well.

These graffiti artists either provide a workshop for attendees at the special event, or they participate in a live performance of graffiti art to show people how it is done.

In some cases, they may also be hired out as actual graffiti artists that paint the buildings of companies in the area, or even create graffiti murals inside a business.

In fact, with graffiti art being so popular nowadays, there are so many opportunities, you really should start looking for them.

How You Can Actually Have a Career in Graffiti

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How you can actually have a career in graffiti

Do you love to paint graffiti? Would you love to have a career in the art form, but are not sure how to go about doing it?

If so, these few tips may just help you secure the career of your dreams, as well as actually make good money doing it.

How to have a career in graffiti— If you are a graffiti artist, and love to paint more than anything else, finding a career in graffiti is not too difficult. Not if you are good at what you do.

That is because there are quite a few organizations nowadays that are actually hiring graffiti artists to work with them to create legal graffiti art, and they do pay quite well.

What kinds of careers are there?— If you are hired by a company that uses graffiti artists, this is usually due to two or three reasons.

First, they use graffiti artists to create art for their clients. This art can be on the side of a building, inside a building, on a canvas or even as an artist who trains other people within a company how to do graffiti art.

Some companies are even hiringĀ graffiti artists to work at special events. They run short painting workshops, or do demonstrations of how a graffiti artist works, creating something fun and unique for special event guests to watch.

How to find a job— Get online and look for companies that hire graffiti artists. Pick out those in cities you would like to live in, and send them an online resume of your work. Be sure to use work that is varied and interesting, and that shows off your skills.

Contact each company in a follow up email and request an interview.

The Benefits of Graffiti

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The benefits of graffiti

Many people see graffiti as a social ill that contributes negatively to a city and society. Graffiti is seen similar to pollution and garbage; as a overwhelming sign of city blight and poverty. While there is certainly an argument to made against graffiti and in most situations displaying graffiti on public property is illegal, there are also numerous positives that are associated with graffiti. This article will highlight some of the benefits to graffiti in a city and what those benefits convey to a city’s citizens.

Graffiti as a means of self expression

While many people don’t see it as such, graffiti can be a way for many people, and in particular minority urban youth, to express themselves. This mode of expression allows them to feel part of the community through an investment of the tag name on public property. By leaving their tag name they are indicated their territory and making a claim and sowing their roots in a way in their community which will help them to feel as an insider and not an outsider to the community.

Graffiti as a form of artwork

While simple forms of graffiti are often thought to be a sign of urban blight, graffiti can be transformed into tremendous works of art in some cases by talented graffiti artists. In this context, graffiti can serve to provide something to people that is aesthetically beautiful to see and can help to inspire members of the community to invest in that community. While every bodies own view of beauty is their own, graffiti can help to enliven a city that may seem cold and sterile to those who live there and can help to create unique and interesting neighborhoods.

Graffiti is therefore not always an ill for a city but something that can be fostered and can lead to a new form of beauty in a city.

How You Can Make Money With Your Graffiti Art

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How you can make money with your graffiti art

Do you love to create graffiti? Have you been trying to figure out a way of making money with your graffiti art, but with no success so far?

If so, here are a few things you can do to not only help you make money doing what you love, but also actually create a career with it.

Work for a design studio — If you have a lot of experience creating graffiti art, put together a portfolio and head to all the design studios in your area.

That is because graffiti is the new ‘in thing’ when it comes to advertising, both print and digital, as well as is something that is being used for special events, and even by companies wanting to have graffiti art painted on the buildings they own.

Work for a special events company — There are several companies in the United States that are now hiring graffiti artists to work for them on special events.

This usually entails one of two things.

Either, the graffiti artist goes to a special event, sets up a small workshop and then teaches the attendees how to create a simple piece of graffiti art. Or he paints something himself at an event, like a type of performance art, as the attendees watch.

This can be a very good way of making a living, as well as to meet new people who may be able to help you further your graffiti artist career.

Go freelance — If you just love creating graffiti on buildings, then you may want to consider going freelance and approaching companies to design graffiti art for them.

There are many companies nowadays that like to have their buildings graffiti painted and, if you come in with a reasonable price you may just get the ob.

How to Have a Career as a Graffiti Artist

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How to have a career as a graffiti artist

Have you always wanted to have a career as a graffiti artist? Have you finally decided now is the time to take the first step?

If so, here are a few tips to help you get started and to talk about some of the options that are probably open to you.

A traditional graffiti artist — Of course, you can just go out and be a typical graffiti artist. That usually means you spray paint or paint your artwork on walls, fences and buildings around town. Often without the owner’s permission.

While, of course, that is a great way to get your artwork out there, you usually do not make any money from it. In more serious circumstances, you can actually be arrested and charged with vandalism.

A paid graffiti artist — You can also decide to set up your own business as a graffiti artist, and actually have people pay you to create your murals or other artwork on their property.

This is often the best way to go, as you will get paid and you are not usually likely to have any legal problems.

Set up a website, create an inexpensive advertising campaign, tell everyone you know that you are looking for clients and then get started on your new career.

Working for a company — There are several companies set up that hire graffiti artists to work for them.

These companies often create artwork for businesses, they run workshops showing other people how to do graffiti art and, in some cases, they even participate in special events.

This is a great way to find a more stable job, and also to get a lot of experience as a graffiti artist.

You will find these companies online. Check out their sites and then send them your information.