Neequaye Dreph

by | Graffiti, Street Art

Neequaye Dreph

by | Apr 7, 2017 | Graffiti, Street Art

What has your creative journey been like?
Graffiti Writer since 1985. I’m currently focused on Portraiture in the streets and studio work (oil painting).

WHO or WHAT inspires you?
Traveling, my Ghanaian heritage, my son, contemporary art, photography and London inspire me.

What does your daily routine look like?
Working for myself, I don’t have a daily routine and I work best this way.

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What does your creative process look like?
Photograph subject, sketch, compositional studies, organize spray paint and brush paint. Prep wall. Photograph portrait with the subject.

What advice would you give to someone just getting started?
Think globally. Surround yourself with people who will tell you the truth. There is a difference between working hard and working smart. Reputation is everything.

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Please list all your favorite tools/gear/medium you love using?
MTN 94 Spray Paint
VIP Graffiti Paint: One Take 400ML
Astro Fat Caps
Montana Level 1 cap

Are there any books or websites you love?
Mascots & Mugs
Subway Art
Spraycan Art

Do you have a favorite quote?
Accept your own and be yourself.

Name 3 of your favorite artists?
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Egon Schiele
Jenny Saville

Where can we find you?