BUSHWICK COLLECTIVE BLOCK PARTY 2016 – GRAFFITI WRITERS

Headlining today's post ... delicious snacks by Jamie Hef, Tone and Yes One

Headlining today’s post … delicious snacks by Jamie Hef, Tone and Yes One

The 5th Annual Bushwick Collective Block Party showcased work by 20+ graffiti artists; more than in prior years. Charm City Streets now shares with you the images it captured of AC2, Dinkc, Giz, Hef, Hoacs, Hops1, Jerms, Jins, Just One, Kais, Meres, Miro, Paze, Tats Cru, Tone, Topaz, Zaone, and many more writers in action.

Jamie Hef, Tone and YesOne worked well in the wee morning hours to create a tasty deli delight on the corner of Flushing and St Nicholas Avenues.

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Tone outlining and adding detail

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Early morning Day 2

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Early morning reflection

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Set to begin Day 3

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Midday

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Late afternoon

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Spraying on detail and shadowing

Headlining today's post ... delicious snacks by Jamie Hef, Tone and Yes One

Jamie Hef, Tone and Yes One collaborative for the Bushwick Collective

Right around the corner, Hops, Fboom, and JRC painted a fanciful piece inhabited by monsters, space aliens, and superheroes.

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Fboom begins to fill in the outline

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Fboom – final piece

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Hops

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JRC surrounded by superheroes

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Space creatures

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Space creatures complete

The ginormous collaboration by Meres One, Topaz, Jerms, and Pazroc included a city skyline, a squirrelly subway scene, an octopus, and lots of bling on the prominent corner of Troutman Street and St Nicholas Avenue.

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Meres One at work

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Topaz at work

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Collaborative piece by Meres One and Topaz

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Evening twilight view of the collaborative piece by Meres One, Topaz, Jerms & Pazroc

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Splish splash

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Early morning view

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Character awaiting final details

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Details and shadowing complete

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Jerms

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Outline complete

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Here’s lookin’ at you

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Toward the end of Day 1

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Adding colorful detail on Day 2

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Precarious balance

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Say that artist down there must be part acrobat or daredevil

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Artistic Walls for the Bushwick Collective

Hoacs invested a lot of sweat equity into the piece he wrote on Scott Avenue.

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Hoacs – outline and first layer complete

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Hoacs laying down detail

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Spraying on shadowing and shading

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Partway complete

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Pondering the next steps

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Adding detail

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Hoacs for the Bushwick Collective

Pase BT, Zaone, and Kais were busy working on the opposite side of the lot from Hoacs.

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Paze – Day 1

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Paze – Day 2

Discussing next steps

Discussing their next steps

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Zaone – Day 1

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Zaone – Day 2

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Kais – Day 1

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Kais – Day 2

Halfway down Troutman Street, AC2 asked for divine forgiveness if art is a crime … and demonstrated Hip Hop Don’t Stop.

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If art is a crime, may God forgive me

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Hip Hop Dont Stop

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AC2 and Hip Hop Dont Stop

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Hip Hop Dont Stop – until the piece is complete

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Beat Street

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AC2 for the Bushwick Collective

On the corner of Troutman Street and Wyckoff Avenue Giz fashioned a colorful work showcasing an artistic Smurf and Lisa Simpson. Next to this, Miro shaped a signature intermeshed piece.

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GIZ shaping out his artwork for the Bushwick Collective

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Work came to a halt on Day 1 when the restaurant opened

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Back upon the lift on Day 2

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Almost complete

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GIZ for the Bushwick Collective

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Miro beginning to take shape

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First layers down, Miro starts to add detail

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Almost complete

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Miro for the Bushwick Collective

At the opposite end of Troutman Street near Cypress Avenue, Tats Cru members Bio, BG183, Crash, Daze, and Nicer painted vibrant, eye-catching pieces … and found time to work the camera.

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BG183

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Bio

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Crash

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Daze

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Nicer

Daze of Tats Cru at work

Daze adding final touches

BG183 of Tats Cru behind the camera

BG183 behind the camera

Jins, Dinkc, and Just One crafted separate graffiti pieces near the intersection of St Nicholas Avenue and Jefferson Street.

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Jins – starting to add color to the outline

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Working late in the afternoon

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Toward the end of Day 1

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At the start of Day 2

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Jins for the Bushwick Collective

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Justone at the end of Day 1

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Justone for the Bushwick Collective

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Have palette, will paint

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Hang on; that palette does not look too sturdy

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Dinkc for the Bushwick Collective

 


© All images and text are copyrighted and are the property of David Muse, unless noted otherwise. You may use any images or text for non-commercial purposes only if you credit the photographer and Charm City Streets. Thank you!

  2 comments for “BUSHWICK COLLECTIVE BLOCK PARTY 2016 – GRAFFITI WRITERS

  1. Jonathan Dimes
    July 8, 2016 at 2:08 am

    I can’t believe the quality of these pieces…and of your photography. Fantastic!

    • David
      July 8, 2016 at 4:21 pm

      Thanks, Jonathan. I appreciate your kind words.

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