Twist One

Back in ’95, Mark and I met Barry while he was painting with Dug on Market Street. He asked us, “do you write?” and when I said “yeah Reign”, he is the only one who ever said “r-e-i-g-n?” Normally, people spell my name wrong, but he got it right. Twist said, “I see you up”…

CHOR BOOGIE INTERVIEW

EAST3: In my opinion you are a innovator of a style that many have been influenced by. Describe your approach and creative process. CHOR BOOGIE: Well fair and foremost I just paint.. its more improv than anything.. i approach it like a shaolin master would approach his teachings with balance creative innovativeness is the key…basically…

Love Oakland Group: Art Movement

One East Bay Community In Oakland, California is taking action against taggers who deface public property. Some of the best Aerosol Artist in the World are replacing those tags with some beautiful images. On 15th St. between Webster/Franklin in Downtown Oakland was the target of spray can taggers. Art gallery owner Jaime Galindo and his…

Freehand drawing: Commit to the Line

As an artist I feel like the best way to create is to “commit to the line”.  When drawing with a pen (no initial pencil sketch) you have to use a lot more concentration and control which develops your drawing style and technique.  Pen renderings don’t allow you to make mistakes and similar to Bboys…

16yr old Kaua'i born & raised Artist: Jason Medeiros

Q:  At what age did you start getting into art? A:  I was always into drawing but I started getting seriously interested in art when I was eight years old. After my parents recognized that I had potential, they bought me water color paint sets. I then started painting island scenery so my mother sent…

EAST 50ft Pyroglyphiks piece titled ‘ANCESTORS’

‘Pyroglyphiks,’ a style created by legendary PHASE2,  is not about rockin’ your name or ego. It is a meaningful, selfless & complex way of expression rocked on a massive scale, that encourages the viewer to feel positive vibes & energy flow of the entire piece verses reading the word. This piece was unveiled at the…

EAST 50ft Pyroglyphiks piece titled 'ANCESTORS'

‘Pyroglyphiks,’ a style created by legendary PHASE2,  is not about rockin’ your name or ego. It is a meaningful, selfless & complex way of expression rocked on a massive scale, that encourages the viewer to feel positive vibes & energy flow of the entire piece verses reading the word. This piece was unveiled at the…

Style Writing from the Underground

Aloha Nui everyone!  East3 checking in and dropping my first post!  I am a Style Writer from Honolulu, Hawaii and I have a passion for the Hip Hop Arts, Music and Dance which has lead me to learn about the history and the pioneers who truly laid it down. The book featured in this post…

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