Graffiti Induces Colorblindness on 3527 2008

by thebradmiskell | ˜ No Comments »

I should probably publish this discovery in Nature or some other peer reviewed journal. But what a hassle, so here goes: Graffiti is visible only in black or white. Yes, people often appear to see red when their homes and workplaces are bombed, but that’s only further proof that despite what you think you see, there is no gray area where graffiti’s concerned, let alone color.

The Fastest Walls in the West on 3526 2008

by doglord | ˜ No Comments »

Wake up and smell the Krylon! Actually, I don’t recommend it, though I often do it. Not because I’m into huffing paint, mind you, but because I often roll directly out of the wrapper and up the local bike path past the public graffiti walls at the Venice Beach “Pits.”

Venice Art Walls on 0211 2008

by doglord | ˜ No Comments »

You have to be over 18 and get a permit to get up at the Venice Art Walls. The world famous Venice Beach pits used to feature the fastest griffiti walls in the west, with writers going over other writers all day long, often before the paint even dried. These days, you can only write on weekends. If you and a crew have a production sketched out, you’re on for a large wall. Otherwise, smaller spots are available.