In this video cholowiz13 teaches you how to draw Chilly Willy. You start with a big circle for the head. Inside, draw two ovals and two smaller circles there. These will be the eyes. You then create another oval adjacent to that which will be the cheek. Draw a triangle facing ...more
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What do you get when you comebine graffiti, a spray can, and a lean and mean street urchin? Well, according to graffiti artist Wizard, you get a very gangsta looking spray can with an arrow-shaped goatee. Watch this tutorial to learn how to animate a plain old graffiti spray ...more
The enigmatic, the inimitable, the sublimely talented Wizard is in the house, this time demonstrating for us how to draw a beautiful Latina kneeling with her arm on her elbow. This type of figure is somewhat atypical for Wizard, but his graffiti penmanship knows no limits, and ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a gangster M&M graffiti character. Start out by drawing the eyes and the mouth for the character. Fill in the eyes and the mouth, then add in more details. Next, add in eyebrows to the M&M, then draw the body around the face. Draw a beani ...more
Graffiti maestro Wizard performs one of his trademark user-requested graffiti demonstrations. In this video creates an even more compact design than usual, creating the word UZI in fairly standard graffiti-script and elaborating it with some splatter patterns and a hatted figu ...more
Learn how to draw the word "love" in 3D graffiti, in nine steps! The tutorial, composed of quick and concise lesson steps, demonstrates sketching, drawing and coloring. Each individual stage can advance only whenever you click play, so you won't lose track of it! Draw the word ...more
Graffiti is a well known art form that some people really don't consider an art. It can be a very difficult art form to practice that requires time and patience in order to create a great looking piece of work. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to draw and shade the wes ...more
This video by Wizard demonstrates how to draw a graffiti design that he specifically describes as easy. For the novice tagging artists out there, this video is a great place to start improving your design and drawing skills in pen. Get to practicing!
Contrary to popular belief, graffiti doesn't have to be all tough names, tough tags, and tough gansters. In fact, you can draw just about any subject you want using the graffiti style in order to make it look cooler and more street beautiful. But don't take our word for it. S ...more
For this fun drawing tutorial, graffiti genius Wizard does two things he's never done before: 1. He graffitis his own last name, "Real," and 2. He colors in his graffiti, which includes clowns that could scare the pants off of the Joker, a bumpy brick wall, and a teeny bumble ...more
Dangers abound in the world of srteet art, however one danger stands out as increasingly dangerous. Gangs around the country use graffiti to mark their terriotory and do not take kindly to street artists. In several parts of los angelos gang members will stop you in the middle ...more
Contrary to popular belief, augmented reality apps have been available for a while now. I remember using the Layar app (still available for iOS and Android) to explore nearby businesses and landmarks with varying success via an early-generation Android handset. It would be ha ...more
Wizard quite simply refuses to stop being online video's premier pen-and-paper graffiti artist. His prolific video output manifests itself here in a thick-pen drawing of the grandaddy of the the graffiti artist's toolkit: the noble spraycan. This particular can looks even mean ...more
The irony of a spraycan holding another spraycan aside, this graffiti picture looks pretty awesome. Turning the graffiti artist - spraycan relationship on its side, this picture shows the spray can as the agent, graffiti artist now gone, holding a spray can in one hand and a m ...more
Graffiti— do you have the guts to get out there and tag some property? There's a whole lot more than just spray paint involved. To be great, you'll need things like a sketchbook, pencils, pens, markers, spray can tips, latex gloves, legal (or illegal) wall, and most importantl ...more
In this video tutorial from The Graff Tube, learn how to draw graffiti baggy pants. First, draw a u-shape. On each side of that draw two vertical lines. Connect these lines on each side to your u shape creating a box on each side that you will need to shade in and darken. This ...more
Slap tags, or sticker tags, are faster, and less risky, than freestyle graffiti or stencil tags. You can design your slap tag, and put them up inconspicuously wherever you go. This how-to video shows an easy method for designing your slap tag, and even offers a tip on getting ...more
F.A.T. creates the illusion of graffiti with an iPhone application and a projector. The best part? There's a HowTo (click through & scroll down). Previously, Magical LED Graffiti "Paints" With Video. Write With Light. How to Make Dripping Street Art. Graffiti Bot Tags With Pai ...more
Looptaggr is an ingenious drive-by tagging device by Ariel Schlesinger and Aram Bartholl. It's cheap, quick and easy to make, and even speedier to use. Cities and small towns across the world may be littered with graffiti mayhem in no time at all... From Looptaggr, how to make ...more
If you've watched enough of his other videos on our site, you should have realized by now that graffiti-artist Wizard can draw just about anything with a pencil and pen. In this video he turns his talents to drawing a pair of cholitas in pencil. They are elegant, sexy, and sup ...more
Who knew that Wizard, graffiti-master-for-hire-extrordinaire, could also draw fantastic fantasy images? In this installment of his series of video art demonstrations, he draws a skull knife that look positively menacing. Copy this and improve your art skills boys and girls.
In this tutorial, learn how to make paint for a graffiti style paint marker. This can be done with paint you have left over in your house and a bit of rubbing alcohol. Using a paint marker allows you to draw much more accurate and detailed graffiti. Throw a little ink into the ...more
Drawing graffiti letters can be done in hundreds of different ways, but drawing on graph paper helps the letters stay to scale, and using a brush pen creates a flared effect. Draw a few different types of graffiti letters with a demonstration from an experienced artist and art ...more
Our old friend Wizard, the Bruce Springsteen of online graffiti demonstration, adds to his massive oeuvre with this demonstration of how to draw a marker pen with a marker pen. To watch him work is to want his skills, and if you have the drive to develop them, get drawing!
Graffiti master Wizard spit some more knowledge at us with only his hands, drawing a gangsta figure for a viewer named HQ in his signature style, working quickly in sharpie on graph paper to create something that the more clumsy-handed among us couldn't produce with a lifetime ...more
In this video, we learn how to write a name in graffiti letters. Start off by outlining the letters, make sure to draw them thick so they look 3D. Add in different shapes edges to the letters to make them look more like graffiti. Make sure they are all touching and overlapping ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to add 3D effects and shading to graffiti letters. To start, you will draw a simple letter with a pencil. Then, take one point under the letter in the middle and draw a darker outline. Next, you will draw an outline around the first outline to ma ...more
Thanks to advances in CGI, lots of ordinarily silent or non-alive things have been animated (or anthropomorphized for all you English majors out there). Dogs, cats, squirrels, and thanks to the "Toy Story" series, Barbie and Ken, too. But we can bet you've never seen a Pilot ...more
When it comes to drawing graffiti-inspired artwork, almost anything can be animated, from a piece of paper to, in this case, a graffiti spray can. Give life to a graffiti artist's best friend by watching this drawing tutorial on how to sketch out a rather gangsta spray can wh ...more
Wizard is back in the house to teach us the fine art of graffiti drawing one image at a time. In this installment, he draws us one of his standard gangster figures with both middle fingers proudly raised to the viwer and some names around the side of him. Wizard's skills are s ...more
Tobias Kipp and Timo Pitkämö have taken the art of pyrography into the streets. The two German artists practice street portraiture with an unusual twist. Swapping a pencil or paintbrush for a sparkler, they draw portraits with fire in the amount of time it takes the sparkler ...more
In this video, Merill Kazanjian explains a new effective strategy for drawing cartoons for new artists who wish to draw what they see. For this, we need a highlighter, pencil and a paper. Use the highlighter to make a silhouette of the character. Now draw the outlines of the c ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to create stencil graffiti. First, take a picture and then separate into four layers. After you do this, you will draw out each layer and then cut each of them out. After you do this, synchronize all of the layers. Next, spray paint the backgroun ...more
Drawing is easy for some, harder for others, but drawing letters is pretty simple for both the pro and novice artist. There's all kind of text styles you could conjure up, and they don't have to be boring fonts. Fire up your imagination to create different styles for drawing n ...more
Step 1: Draw Horizontal Lines for Uniform Size Overall Hi, This is a tutorial video to write your name in Graffiti. Inbox me if you want some other font i will do it. Step 2: Watch the Full Video, Learn & Review It in the End Video: .
The latest in Graffiti-tech: How to write with your eyes. Via Instructables, "Behold the latest ocular assault weapon from the Graffiti Research Lab, openFrameworks, The Fat Lab and The Ebeling Group: The EyeWriter. It is a low-cost eye-tracking apparatus + custom software t ...more
For social media platforms like Facebook, augmented reality represents a whole new art form with which users can express themselves online. Now, Facebook is giving those users a new brush. A new AR painting tool for Facebook Camera, which began rolling out to users on Monday, ...more
For as long as I can remember, I've always sucked at wrapping presents. No matter how careful I am, my gift-wrapping usually ends up looking like a toddler did it, so I'm always looking for easy ways to spruce up my packages. If you've got a lot of gifts to wrap, store-bought ...more
Laser Tag is using lasers and projectors to tag buildings with light! This is a joint project between Graffiti Research Lab and Make Magazine's Bre Pettis. Tag with lights. It's reversible and non-destructive.
This tutorial shows you how to take a regular drawing or sketch and turn it into a piece of graffiti art using Illustrator. You will need to have a good understanding of Illustrator to follow this.
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Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
If you've ever wanted to be a graffiti artist, but you also frown upon vandalism, then augmented reality is for you. A trio of iOS apps leveraging the ARKit platform turn the world into your canvas, where you are free to paint to your heart's delight. (Until a company like Ar ...more
Stories are everywhere in social media today, but that wasn't always the case. In 2013, Snapchat introduced the world to these temporary windows into our daily lives. Since then, stories have infiltrated other popular apps. However, to stand out, you can't solely rely on the a ...more
How about dem apples? Well, according to graffiti artist Wizard, who shows you how to create a graffiti tag of "dem," dem apples are pretty good looking. Watch this video to learn how to graffiti the word "dem." While you'll be shown how to do "dem," the stylistic methods and ...more
This is a complex process, but the guys at Graffiti Research Lab have armed you with detailed written instructions and this video on how to create a night writer. This is a more complicated version of their LED throwies that allows you to catch a tag in lights. You'll never ne ...more
Watch this knot tying instructional video and learn how to tie the improved clinch knot for fishing. The improved clinch knot has become one one of the most popular fishing knots for tying terminal tackle connections. It is quick and easy to tie and is strong and reliable. The ...more
MOCA's Art in The Street gallery was one of the first large scale street art related museum shows ever. It's not a point of debate whether this did or did not bring street art to a much wider audience, it most certainly did. It united the old graffiti artist of the seventies w ...more
Tagging real walls can get you in a lot of trouble. So why not let out your creative urges in Photoshop? This Photoshop CS3 tutorial shows you how to make digital graffiti on a digitally made brick wall. Watch and learn how to use layer effects and lighting to create graffiti ...more
You may be familiar with the graffiti art practice of light painting, or light writing (1, 2, 3, 4). Essentially, it is a practice that employs the manipulation of light, photography and stop motion animation. WonderHowTo's latest favorite light painting guru, freddiew, breat ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make a super cheap "mop" out of household items. This device can be carried around in your pocket so no one will see it and it is ready for tagging at a moment's notice. If you have trouble with spray cans and need a new way of writing, follow al ...more
Have you ever wanted to graffiti your name? We definitely have (maybe something to do with the street cred?). Either way, learning how to do graffiti is a fun way to get into drawing and urban art styles. Watch this video to learn how to graffiti the name "Ster" with graffiti ...more
Although many may consider it disgusting, there are still people out there who see graffiti as an art form. It requires skill and the right type of materials in order to write anything in graffiti style. Now doing it on other people's properties not so good, but on a piece of ...more
Wherever you sit on the debate of graffiti, one thing is certain: it takes someone with a great sense of skill. There are so many different variations when it comes to graffiti or tagging there isn't right or wrong way. But people can tell when it comes off as sloppy and lazy ...more
In this video, draw a totally tough pirate skull with burning flames coming out of it. This will make a cool tag or tattoo and this tutorial will show you exactly how to draw it. You Will Need: *General charcoal pencils and compressed charcoal sticks *General white charcoal p ...more
Wizard is back in the house once again, this time teaching us how to draw a skull spraycan, or what it might look like if one of your spraycans was possessed by a demon other than yourself. Quick, simple, and stylish, practice it and watch your tag skills improve!
Here's how to make the new Krylon cans spray like the old cans did so that you can tag, spray graffiti and do space paintings. The can's new nozzle effects how the paint sprays and can interrupt your art.
Thanks to all who participated in last week's Giveaway Tuesday Smartphone Photography Challenge. It was difficult selecting the winners, as there were many amazing photos to choose from! Winner #1: Grasshoppers A moment in mating season: "Grasshoppers", shot with the iPhone/ ...more
You may not recognize her name, but graffiti artist Miss Van draws and paints some of the most pouplar urban characters of our day. The French artist started wall painting when she was just 18, depicting snarky, bosomy girls with various expressions and Betty Boop lips. If yo ...more
F.A.T. Lab (Free Art and Technology) is a network of artists, engineers, scientists, lawyers, and musicians dedicated to the research and development of new technologies and creative media. They are "committed to supporting open values and the public domain through the use of ...more
There's more than one way to make graffiti. Option 1: Use a paintball robot. Option 2: Make rainbows-on-the-go with a bicycle. Option 3: Use a hanger and a spray can to speed tag on the run. Option 4: Use an iPhone app and a projector to paint with light. Option 5. Do it with ...more