Turbo RIP

    Newer Older

    I just recently found out about Turbo, from paris, passing away. Though I wasn't super close to him we talked occasionaly and I remember meeting him a couple times in Paris as we have strong mutual friends. I was really sad to hear about his death as not only was he a very gifted artist but he was also an incredibly nice person.

    As for this hommage piece I tried to stay mechanical and blocky as a way to be close to his style. I was initially going for a white outline but one of my whites clogged leaving me only with a quarter of white in another can. Changed to a red instead, getting inspired by two color schemes that I have seen recently one from Jurne and another from Chain3. Managed to save some of the white to highlight the RIP imbedded in his letters.

    Rest In Peace R.

    Druid 81, Sakatowa, and 39 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Druid 81 35 months ago | reply

      Nice how the RIP fits in the letters. I always relate the letter "i" to a person, see it as a head and torso. And it's nice how it looks like it's passing a doorway between the R and P.

      It's always sad to know we'll never see new works from the passed artist. That's what it makes it feel so final to me.

    2. GRAFF HARD-COPIES 35 months ago | reply

      Very Nice D.

      Respect.

    3. Sakatowa 35 months ago | reply

      Heaven Spot... The concept 'so brilliant too !

    4. SaNeR hVa KgB 35 months ago | reply

      un bien bel hommage
      vraiment bien joué le RIP intégré dans les contours!

    5. Zit happens 35 months ago | reply

      il aurait été trop fier de savoir que tu lui as fait une pièce! big up!

    6. ArtinF 35 months ago | reply

      trés bel hommage!

    7. Le Fin du Fin 35 months ago | reply

      superbe pièce pour triste évènement.
      T.

    8. ALL CHROME 35 months ago | reply

      Proper tribute

    9. JajoSilvestre1 35 months ago | reply

      t'as pas lesiné, bel hommage!

    10. DeasMDC 35 months ago | reply

      That R.I.P in the middle of the name is incredible, amazing piece man and a nice tribute

    11. Nasty N 35 months ago | reply

      Mes sympathies et tres fresh le RIP en blanc.

      Merci encore pour le chilling Samedi, la prochaine fois que tu seras a Montreal on boira 2 fois plus encore! Tu passeras le bonjour a Yemen de ma part.
      Peace from your favorite Montreal alcoholic.

    12. Grafftche 35 months ago | reply

      Hi , great piece, i have posted your work on my website. Cheers.

    13. cherryondacake 35 months ago | reply

      Super graff et hommage!

      Le mur de Mogan Shan Lu n'est donc pas encore abattu?

    14. Mad Grillz 34 months ago | reply

      Yeah, dude was ill sick with dope style really sad to hear !!!
      Nice tribute man...tight as usual!

    15. Chrixcel 34 months ago | reply

      this is a wonderful rip for a wonderful artist

    16. fぐoaxial 33 months ago | reply

      thanx 4 sharing

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts