ELSE ICR is a writer from Los Angeles who has been grinding for years. Having come up on the streets and having paid his dues to the penal system twice, he now dedicates his life to being an ambassador for the art that he loves. He has painted with some of the finest writers to come out of the US, including CODAK and BUFFMONSTER, and he is a major contributor in our second book.
Check out his website neighborhood-love.com and make sure to follow him on Facebook.
This week we’re going for a random mix of pieces from the UK graffiti scene back in the 1980s. Names like CAZBEE, POPZ100, CRASE, PART2 and INKIE were some of the nation’s best. Happily they’re all still around in 2014 doing their thing…
INKIE and CHEO
DAC and CRASE
If you’re looking for a writer who combines cartoon imagery with dynamic letter movement and great colour combinations, POSE MSK’s work is something you need in your life. Follow him on Instagram instagram.com/tenderj or on Facebook
RIME is a writer who can do it all. Follow him at jerseyjoeart.com or on Twitter @JERSEYJOEISM If you need an example of somebody who lives and breathes graf, look no further than this stalwart of MSK
One of the best tattooist/graffiti writers around at the moment is OZER. His characters leap off the page and in yer face. Contact OZER at
Dimitri HK Tattoo Studio, 82 rue Desoyer 78100 St Germain en Laye – France
or email him at email@example.com
Get an OZER piece on your skin…
2013 was truly the year of the BONZAI. Have a look and see why everybody is chatting about this incredible artist. Follow him on Facebook and Instagram instagram.com/davebonzai
2014 will be even bigger for BONZAI …watch this space!
MONOKROME contributor, crazy creative and all round good guy DR ZADOK is one of our favourite artists. He’s one of the most exciting artists in the UK currently. Follow him on Facebook and Instagram instagram.com/drzadok He rocks…
We love the work of DESEO. He’s an amazing illustrator whose work you need to be keeping an eye on. Follow him on Instagram instagram.com/_deseo_ or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our great buddy HOMBRE of the Stick Up Kids had an amazing year last year. Here’s to his further success in 2014…
Hi all, last month, myself and fellow crew mates Jasik and Poer painted two 17 metre walls inside new Japanese restaurant Chotto-Matte in the heart of London’s Soho.
I’ve just posted a bunch of shots on my website documenting the results . . . inkfetish.co.uk
The Graffiti Life gallery’s recent Sketchbook show was a beautiful thing. For those of you who couldn’t make it, there are pieces still available to buy at ridiculously cheap prices. Get involved . . . thegraffitilifegallery.co.uk
A collection of blackbook sketches from 1996 to 2013 by Remi Rough…