Abzurd – Graffiti Artist Interview
FEATURED WRITER: ABZRD
PURE GRAFFITI. Where are you from?
PHUS. Fresno CA 559
PURE GRAFFITI. What do you write? and is their a story behind that name?
ABZRD. ABZRD . . . not really any meaning just made it up ha ha
PURE GRAFFITI. How would you describe your style?
ABZRD. Cartoon/typewriter so ive heard
PURE GRAFFITI. What are your thoughts about the current graffiti scene where you currently live?
ABZRD. CRAP! to much beef and not enough style
PURE GRAFFITI. Have you done much or any commercial work, would you be up for it
ABZRD. YA just for friends and family. Shoes , Hats , Rooms , Canvses ect ect..
PURE GRAFFITI. Do you try to keep your identity anonymous?
ABZRD. It depends on the people i meet but i try and stay anonymous
PURE GRAFFITI. What crew(s) are you in?
ABZRD. JOB, BNA, JDI
PURE GRAFFITI. What is Graffiti all about to you?
ABZRD. Just getting up however you can
PURE GRAFFITI. Do you think Graffiti has reached its limits or do you think amazing new styles will keep arising?
ABZRD. No there will always be someone pushing the limits
PURE GRAFFITI. What are some of the writers who have inspired you?
ABZRD. No one now but when i was atoy first coming into the game i looked up to people like TOSS and WE just a couple local writers
PURE GRAFFITI. Do you see yourself doing graffiti 10 years from now?
ABZRD. Ya no matter what ill always be wrting on something
PURE GRAFFITI. Have you have any crazy moments while out painting? Ever been caught?
ABZRD. haha a couple , those are always fun jsut as long as you get away , not yet thankfully
PURE GRAFFITI. Have you ever been to jail? if so how was jail?
ABZRD. nope and hopefully it stays that way
PURE GRAFFITI. How do you feel about trainwriting?
ABZRD. i give those guys a lil more respect then the city writers
PURE GRAFFITI. Have you ever had to battle any other writer for any reason?
ABZRD. No not really there isnt many clean writters out here
PURE GRAFFITI. What are your favorite markers/mops and ink you use?
ABZRD. well right now ive been using mops with smash ink but anything is my favorite just as long and it writes on stuff
PURE GRAFFITI. How did you develop such good technical painting and drawing skills? What can the rest of us do to sharpen our own?
ABZRD. practice practice practice and lets throw one more practice in there ha ha . just do you shape your own style then learn how to graff it then make it have a flow and some style and so on…
PURE GRAFFITI. What other media do you work in besides spray paint? How do you feel about using airbrushes?
ABZRD. just mainly spray paint never really got into any other form of art . i would like to try airbrushing
PURE GRAFFITI. What are your feelings about more experienced writers reffering to younger learning writers as “TOYS”?
ABZRD. help bring them up not take them down
PURE GRAFFITI. If you could teach or tell the new generation of graffiti writers, what would it be?
ABZRD. BE about it dont talk about it , actions speak louder then words
PURE GRAFFITI. Is their anything else you would like to add that was not asked in the interview?
ABZRD. just thanx for the interview and much love and respect to all my family and crew members JOB BNA JDI .
A special thanks to ABZRD for participating in Pure Graffiti!
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