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Redesign?

January31

As you may be able to tell the blog is taking a few cosmetic changes (Looks sweet doesnt it). So if you happen to come thru the site and it looks a bit out of whack then please bear with us, as there are probably changes going thru.

Cheers The Given Collective

Shepard Fairy

January30

I have been wanting to post something from Shepard Fairy for quite some time now. Shepard Fairey is the creator of the legendary “Obey Giant” campaign and the king of Iconic imagery. Its good to see that he has been enjoying some commercial success of late, even create images for US President Obama. The following images were pulled from all over the net but you can check out his stuff at the official site here.

Shepard Fairey

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The Zombies are coming!!

January29

I love Zombies, over the years they have become my secret obsession, so when I saw this I had to post on it. Its not quite graffiti or art, but its definately keeping the subversive spirit. These road side signs have become quite popular and Im glad someone came up with a good exploit. These were hacked just outside Austin Texas.

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Sticker of the Day #7

January29

Seen on the streets of Spain by Sir X

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More Post-It Art

January28

The Other day I posted some cool Post-It Note artworks based on Video Games, I had such a huge response that I have decided to post some more. Not quite video games this time round but still very cool.
I dig the “To Do” one after the hop.

Famous People Post It Mural Art

Post It Covered Couch and Furniture

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January27

If you dig the blog then please subscribe to my RSS feed. You can either click the image below or the RSS button right at the bottom of the Blog. Thanks The Given

The Kinsey Visual

January27

For a long time now I have found the work of David Kinsey to be very inspiring. Lately his projects have moved from wheatpastes to full on painted canvases and I gotta say, Im loving it. Its not often I’ll link to a larger image, but these are definately worth the look.
You can see his official site here

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Monument to the Keyboard

January27

This piece comes out of Russia and is courtesy of Jason Eppink.

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Sticker of the Day #6

January26

Unknown Artist and Location, but I dig the iconic feel of this sticker.

 

Fresher Cooler Paper

January26

Most artist will tell you that they have hundreds if not thousands of half done or unwanted drawings just lying around. Usually clogging up draws and desk space. So now The Given brings you a great eco friend solution. Recylce your old drawings and give back to the enviroment with this tutorial. This tutorial is courtesy on “Internal Error” on the Stencil Revolution forum, you can give him thanks here

You will need the following items:

A sieve, a blender, scrap paper and a sponge.

You will also need a basin, you could use a tray, bowl or bucket.
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