Banksy!

Banksy graffiti Keep Your Coins I Want Chang
Banksy is an amazing thought-provoking graffiti artist, whose work I find inspirational. His street art reminds people of serious issues that are going on in the world. The work is not only beautiful, but also has a voice and sends a message to society.

“Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.”  — Banksy

Deconstructing Street Art

In a post I made earlier in the year, I talked about my love of teaching 2D Graphics 1 to our Digital Design students. I can honestly say I have an equal love of teaching 2D Graphics 3 which combines techniques from both Illustrator and Photoshop. This is an elective course in which we analyze and deconstruct current styles and trends. The students then have studio time to create a new work inspired by these techniques. The result is always exciting as everyone has such a unique take on each lesson. Read More