Illegal writing and drawing on public property has taken place for a long time. However, the type of colorful graffiti that is common today started around the 1970s.Continue Reading
Examples of early forms of graffiti in America were the writings of hobos on boxcars during the Depression and the gang symbols on buildings in California and the Southwest during the 1920s and 1930s.
The contemporary graffiti movement is believed to have been started by a high school student nicknamed "Cornbread." In 1967, he tagged city walls to catch a girl's attention. Other teenagers in the 1970s were drawn to the graffiti movement because of its defiance of rules, its originality and the chance to make their names seen. These young participants helped to shape the art form and increase its popularity.Learn more about Graphic Design
Printing graffiti sketches on stickers requires scanning the sketch, creating a printer-ready computer file and printing the file. Professional sticker printers provide image guidelines and may include the option for text or images, such as a logo, on the back of the sticker.Full Answer >
Some graffiti alphabet styles available at Graffitifonts.com are Rase One, Burner, Wildstyle, Scraper and Scrawler, along with 31 other graffiti font families. 1001Freefonts.com contains graffiti fonts Gang Bang Crime, Ruthless One, Degrasse, Most Wasted and Ghang among 12 pages of nine graffiti fonts per page.Full Answer >
On a scaled drawing, the ratio 1:100 defines the relationship between the length on the drawing and the length in real life. For example, a length of 1 centimeter on the drawing means that the length of the object in real life is 100 centimeters.Full Answer >
CAD drawing offers many advantages over freehand sketching, including speed, efficiency, greater ability to adjust a drawing and a sleeker, more refined drawing. CAD stands for Computer Aided Design, and is used by many engineers and industrial designers.Full Answer >