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Graffiti School

A Student Guide with Teacher's Manual

Chris Ganter


The world’s first practical coursebook on the art of graffiti

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If you want to learn how to write graffiti this is the book you need.

Find out how to:

- design your own letter style
- use effects to create a unique tag
- create throw-ups
- include fills and motifs
- paint wildstyle, bubblestyle and blockbusters
- build up large burners
- handle a spray can
- get your work up safely and legally

Teachers, this is the book you need if you want to teach graffiti.

It contains:

- plans for lessons on graffiti - theory and practice
- practical advice for staging safe, hands-on graffiti lessons
- guidance on marking students' work
- resources covering the origins and cultural history of graffiti
- clear step-by-step explanations to suit students of all abilities
- exercises and solutions

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'The step-by-step demonstrations of techniques are surprisingly comprehensive, making this a perfect birthday or Christmas present for a teenage relative with a creative streak'
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Book Details

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 29.7 x 21.0 cm

Extent: 176 pp

Publication date: 2 September 2013

ISBN: 9780500290972

About the Author

Chris Ganter is a former winner and judge of the Montana Style Combat competitions (Stuttgart and Munich). He also won the Stuttgart graffiti contest for public walls and Write4Gold (south Germany). His work has been exhibited in Germany and Australia, and he has contributed to many publications, including Street Fonts and Graffiti School.

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