Buff Monster

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Buff monster, Originally known as a street artist, . He made a name for himself by putting up thousands of hand-silkscreened posters across Los Angeles, and other far-away places. Over the last fifteen years, he’s worked on an impressive variety of projects.  has done work for Coca-Cola, Converse, Disney, Hello Kitty, Hurley, Kidrobot, Kiehl’s, Mishka, Samsung, Sanrio, Scion, Smart Car, The Standard.5798c6d3c67fde5595242df79fe42289[1]

His work is characterized by happy characters living in brightly-colored bubbly landscapes .I like the way he uses thick to thin lineweights and his characters all have a strong silhouette big eyes and expressive features  . And he often cites heavy metal music, ice cream and Japanese Culture as major influences. In 2012 he created The Melty Misfits; a collection of vintage-style trading cards, complete with wax wrapper.

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The he often uses colour pink, a symbol of confidence, individuality and happiness, is present in everything Buff Monster creates. His art has been published in a variety of magazines, websites, newspapers and books, including Juxtapoz, Paper, Nylon, Cool Hunting, Angeleno, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, The New York Times, and many more. He was also featured in Banksy’s movie: Exit Through the Gift Shop. In 2012, after 15 years living and working in Hollywood, he moved to New York City.

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His meticulously executed paintings have been shown in galleries around the world; one painting hangs in the Bristol City Museum as part of their permanent collection. He’s also created a variety of limited edition collectibles including vinyl and resin toys, prints, shirts, stickers and two series of his ambitious trading cards/stickers called The Melty Misfits. 9faccbe3b9b32f02d07c50d910576954[1]buffmonsterpictoplasma10[1]

http://buffmonster.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buff_Monster

http://www.artestar.com/buff-monster/

http://allthoseshapes.com/buff-monster_graffiti_street-art/

http://pictoplasma.com/interview/buff-monster-renaissance-ice-cream/

 

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One thought on “Buff Monster

  1. This is rad! I like what you said about the thick to thin outlines – it just makes the artwork that much bolder and the the fact that he uses lots of pink in his artwork. It’s what makes him stand out. Great blog.

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