How do you write your name in graffiti?

Answered by Edward Huber

When it comes to writing my name in graffiti, I like to take a creative approach and make it stand out. Here’s how I do it:

1. Start by writing down your name in pencil or chalk: I prefer using a pencil or chalk so that I can easily erase and modify the letters if needed. Write your name in print, rather than cursive, as it works better for creating graffiti-style letters.

2. Turn the letters into blocks or bubbles: One of the key elements of graffiti writing is making the letters bold and eye-catching. To achieve this, I transform each letter into a block or bubble shape. I round off the edges of the letters to give them a more fluid and dynamic appearance.

3. Draw around the original letters to create a larger 2-D sketch: Using the initial letters you wrote, I draw around them to create a larger 2-D sketch of my name. This helps me refine the shape and proportions of each letter and gives me a clearer vision of how the final graffiti will look.

4. Connect some of the letters: To add a touch of style and uniqueness to my graffiti name, I like to connect certain letters together. For example, I might connect the vertical line of the letter “A” to the curve of the letter “R,” creating a seamless flow between the two letters.

5. Add additional details or effects: Depending on my mood or the style I want to achieve, I sometimes add extra details or effects to my graffiti name. This could include shading, 3-D effects, or even incorporating symbols or designs within the letters themselves. The possibilities are endless, and it’s all about personalizing and experimenting with your own style.

Remember, graffiti is an art form that allows for self-expression, creativity, and individuality. So don’t be afraid to let your imagination run wild and create a graffiti name that truly reflects your personality. Have fun with it and enjoy the process of bringing your name to life in a bold and visually captivating way!