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I’ve been working with spray paint more and more in my work as it gets larger and larger.
I am unable to get brands like Montana and Ironlak but would like to try some out.
I am at the mercy of rusto and Valspar from big box home improvement stores.
I’m mostly attracted to the “graffiti” paint brands due to the available colors.
Can I hear some paint recommendations? Value, durability and coverage…
Also, some good suggestions of places to purchase the paints online?
Ironlak is weird paint. I wouldn't trust their colorfastness if you're using this outdoors for longer term stuff. I have some friends that are sponsored by them and even the newer lots are doing strange things in the sun over time.
Montana 94 or Molotow are probably what you're looking for. Their colorfastness is excellent and they're low pressure so there's a lot of versatility in the line widths from the same cap/tip. They're not cheap though.
The 94 is my favorite for what I do , but belton is good and the new style Montana gold line has been pretty reliable .
Ironlak is always wonderful ,the smell is so freaking potent !
And don't waste you're money on the Liquitex paint from micheals arts and crafts ..it's $11 a can and not solid paint ..it is lower pressure and is ard to make run but sucks the big one .
So, who all in here collects paint ?
Nice , I have some paper label as well .fluorescent blue with clean labels which smells like gas when you get bit to spray . Then the rest of the fluor. Color like from a few years after paper label .and then some odd cans like metal flake and kalifornia colors .
I know it's very little in the world of cans for sure , I have seen some collections on the OZ .but it's still fun to have some of spray paint history preserved .
Maybe it's not exactly graffiti, but the styling with the stencil type work is a bit "street art-ish" if that makes any sense.
Little background. My girl watched "Friends with Benifits" and they have a scene where Justin Timberlake gives Mila Kunis a painting from some street artist. She loved it and asked if I could do something similar. I told her that what was on screen was "STUPID" easy and I could do something more in depth. My mistake was over hyping what I could do. This project has been a pain so far. LoL
So here's where I'm at. Still got a lot to add to the background and what not. Spray paint (Montana Gold) and markers (Posca) for the in close lines and cleaning up some over spray. Canvas is 36inx24in.
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Thanks guys. I finished up the piece and gave it to my girl already. Here's the finished piece. I don't love it but I learned a thing or two doing it.
Size 3ft by 2ft.
After that I had a small 12inx9in canvas laying around so I came up with this one afternoon.
The finished/still drying piece.
found this interesting, the comments piss me off
I've got a lot of friends who paint but I'm just starting to get into it. I'm still learning can control and techniques.
Anyway, here are my first four. Going earliest to latest.
And here's a cat in our basement aka "The Bunker".
I live on the edge... of town
[QUOTE=AKdub914;77718990]i take the harlem line metro north into manhattan from westchester everyday.... all i have to say is street art is still alive and strong... the graff heads out here tore shyt up this spring! tuff work!
to name a few i see
Just took the train out of Brewster yesterday. Some great stuff on the ride into GC. I always look forward to seieng all the new work !