September 20, 2020

LURKIN WITH LERK

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LERK is a writer whose style does not fit into any specific category. He pulls influence from all types of graphic media and blends them seamlessly with graffiti elements. ¬†He is a writer I feel lucky to call one of my close friends and definitely deserves some shine. I am pleased to introduce to you…LERK

 

Where are you from and what do you write?
I’m from SPRAYCATIONLAND and I write LERK |AXTION|WUTMSFL¬†| TXF | HBTK

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When did you start painting and what compels you to continue?
I started painting in the late 90’s after being inspired by graffiti I saw at various skate parks all over the east coast, primarily THE ZONE in Portland, Maine and MAXIMUS in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As far as continuing goes I feel as though the last decade was just me working out the bugs. I kinda feel like Im just getting the hang of it now. But Im still a ways off from what I want to paint.

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Who were you influenced by when you started out?

First influences-HBTK, YME, SFL, WUT, Lack, Case, Learn, Bern, Sept, Rich, Jurne, ICH, Giant, Nace, Onorok, Worms a2m , Erupto, Kem5, Ges, Preys, Virus, Vault, Amaze, Espo, Geso, AWR, Emit, FX crew, Daim, How&Nosm, Ces, Twist, Lead, Ouija, Scar, Elk…….

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How would you describe your style?
My style would be described as compulsive spontaneous unconventional intergalactic spastic spritzer

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Has your reason for writing changed at all?

When I started I just did for the hell of it I guess. Now I just truly enjoy painting, thats reason enough.

What writers influence you today?
Current influences-Besides my CREW , Sobekcis, MSK, Zoer, Gyer, Mecro, Smash 137, Sofles, Curve, Arys, Vans the Omega……….

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What are you most known for/what do you want to be remembered for?
Most known for always having roll-paint and rolling every inch of the wall on some OCD shit, And hopefully remembered for being weird, writing 4 letters in neat ways, and being nice to people.

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Favorite food
PIZZA&BEER, COFFEE&DONUTS, SUSHI, BURRITOS

Favorite letters?
Favorite Letters are E&R

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Shout Outs
Shout out to: FOSTY- ESKO- RAKET- ONIKS- LINK- TURDL- RICH- LEARN- LACK- GERV- NASTE- PAST- CEMEK- REONE- THOT- PERSO- CHILE- IKUE- VANE- KOI- ECW- TSA- SORTER- JURNE

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