Tricks of the street-art trade, a complete DIYbible of street art, materials and techniques.
Hundreds of pictures and illustrations and a dozen interviews with some of the world’s most famous artists show how street art is made. From stencils and stickers to lasertagging and guerilla gardening, posters, stickers, screenprint, mosaic sculptures – there are no limits to this art. Filled with tips and examples on how to create your own stencil, sticker, posters or installations, including…
-how to use all kinds of materials, textile, glass, metal, concrete or wood
-how to apply these techniques to everything from scrapbooking to designing clothes
-interviews with Mark Jenkins, Swoon, Gould, WK Interact, Caper, Victor Marx, C215, Poch, Ron English and Knitta Please
Benke Carlsson is a photographer and author living in Stockholm, Sweden, and creator of gatukonst.se, one of the biggest sites about Scandinavian street art. He wrote Street Art Stockholm and Svensk Punk 1977-1981, is founder of the PR-firm Publik and is a lecturer and educator on communication and culture.
Hop Louie was born and raised in Stockholm and lives in the UK. He has worked in public spaces with stickers and posters since the 90s.