Category Archives: Ives Street Art

Push to Receive Love

A project I did while in college… I could use one of those buttons right about now.

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Dog Picture of the Day

So a peak into my private life and what has been keeping me so busy recently. My dog, his name is Shady and I couldn’t upload just one picture.. I would recommend clicking on the gallery for the big photos.

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5 Things You Need to be a Street Artist

The following list is a conglomeration of things you need in order to be a successful street artist. This list isn’t final, it isn’t official, and for many people it may not even be accurate. But hey, it’s fun to think about these things, right?


1. Have A Message

What is it you want to put out there, what do you have the imperative need to tell people? Think long and hard about it because it needs to be something you are willing to risk safety and security for. Telling people just how mad you are about being broke doesn’t count. Street art, essentially, is about becoming a voice of and to the community. It’s direct and yet personal, so you better have something worthwhile to say.

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Lost/Lust In LA

So here are the beginning steps of the new project! Let me emphasize beginning.

My experience in LA has been an interesting one to this point. With any journey, there have been ups and downs. A lot of downs… feeling like a failure from time to time. Feeling alone and helpless from time to time. There have been ups too, don’t get me wrong, getting this job I have now being a major one. But there have been a lot of downs. Realizing you don’t know where you are going, if what you are doing is right. Realizing you left all of your friends and family behind. It’s easy to feel lost and I did. I do still now and then. Lost in a city filled with people trying to find themselves. Lost in a city of Lust.

Presenting- Lost and Lust in LA.

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Hey guys so I have recently stumbled onto some inspiration for some street art work that I am putting together now! I should have a few up within the week so stay tuned. In the mean time check out this awesome post bu a Brazilian Street artist Cranio. 

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Grody on the Street

First piece of LA street art.. done! Under the name Grody. Because it isn’t good enough for the name IVES yet. I seriously need to go to an art store and buy some pens and paints so I can start producing things sans le computer. It just feels more natural.. anyway. Let me know what you think!

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Links and Polls

Check out these sweet links.. Seriously.

New Herakut via VNA

New Roa Gallery!  (Vandalog)

And the Coolest Shoes ever made.. they make street art just by walking around..  (The Monica Bird)

Poll question of the day!

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