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Graffiti Art Workshop in New York City

Product ID: 145077
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Unleash your inner street art talents with this one-hour graffiti workshop. A hands-on lesson with a professional artist will teach basic tools and techniques of the trade. Let loose with spray paint and participate in creating a unique urban artwork!
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get a hands-on lesson with professional graffiti artist from Brooklyn
  • Learn basic tools and techniques of the trade
  • Participate in creating a unique piece of urban art with colorful spray paint
Full description
Ready to get down and dirty with graffiti? Enjoy a hands-on lesson that will teach you about this controversial art form. In recent years, graffiti and street art have become increasingly more popular and appreciated by the public. Simple scrawls have evolved into detailed mural compositions. Now is the time to learn more about this exploding artistic phenomenon!

A respected New York City artist will immerse you in this underground world. They will begin the workshop by walking you through a brief overview and history. Then he or she will introduce you to basic painting techniques and theories. This includes tags (small), throw-ups (medium) and pieces (large). See a live demonstration of basic techniques and observe the artist’s process. Then get ready to participate hands-on!

Become an amateur graffiti artist yourself by working on a colorful masterpiece under the tutelage of your expert instructor. Everyone will get a chance! Watch the canvas or wall come to life with vibrant colors. By the end of this workshop, you will leave with an introductory understanding of graffiti and its history. You will have learned basics of the trade and will have created your very own piece of graffiti art!
Includes
  • A lesson with a professional artist
  • Disposable apron and gloves
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Pick up/drop-off
  • Gratuities (tips)
  • Please note it is not guaranteed that you can take the canvas home

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet in front of Wyckoff-Starr coffee shop, 30 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11237, (between Starr Street & Troutman Street)

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Important information
Know before you go
• All workshops take place outdoors in Bushwick Brooklyn, unless otherwise specified
• Please wear clothing that you do not mind getting dirty
• You will be provided with disposable aprons and gloves
• Please note, everybody works on 1 single canvas together and you might have the opportunity to take it home, but it's not guaranteed
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 9 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.3/5

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Brooklyn Unplugged Tours

Product ID: 145077