I can’t think of a better way to start my week than coming across a brand new roller by one of my favorite artists! Open your eyes and read motherfucking books all day!
Last week, Cost completed his mural on the exterior of a garage at Bushwick’s Five Points.
Last month, British artist Sweet Toof’s first solo show in NYC opened at Bushwick’s Factory Fresh. But after a month long trip stateside, the gallery is not the only place in Brooklyn where he has left his mark…
In the graffiti arsenal, the paint roller is a workhorse. It provides even coverage, laying a foundation for a piece or wiping the slate clean. Add an extender pole to your roller and all manner of otherwise hard-to-reach spots become a possibility. I’m an unabashed fan of blockbuster roller letters with drop shadows, the bigger and more visible, the better. And with a little practice, some unique styles can be worked out of a roller. Lately I’ve been noticing a lot of roller action on vacant billboards along the BQE as well as rooftops along the J/M/Z lines.