We recently teamed up with Sydney artist Sid Tapia to capture a small part of his process putting up a massive mural of Angus Young.

Angus Young is the lead guitarist from legendary Aussie rock band AC/DC.

SID TAPIA x ANGUS YOUNG

Sid had a quick chat with us about the project, and we asked the question that’s been popping up for a few of you … What’s with the squiggles on the wall??

MTN: Hey Sid! So what was the job for and why?

SID: It was a job painted for the new Sydney Manny’s Music store.


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist J FREAK. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:> MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Sydney based J FREAK submitted a stencil on one of our MTN 94 boxes, read below to hear how he responded to our 5 rapid fire questions.

Questions:

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

J Freak here (@J_Freak_art), I’ve been doing stenciling since 2010 self-taught and since 2013 have been learning freehand being taught under Mistery. I got into stenciling through…


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist SWAZE. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:> MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Sydney based artist SWAZE is a versatile artist with solid grip across the fundamentals in letter form, portraits, landscapes and abstracts.

His entry comes alongside the Scratches Records collective entry, in which a whole clique of Australian veterans came together to produce a wall in collaboration with a music video for the Scratches Records label launch.

Showing off his versatility, Swaze entered…


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist NWay. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Dutch artist NWay who recently moved to our art capital, Melbourne, answers our 5 rapid fire questions regarding his entry in the MTN Australia Achromatic Competition.

View his responses to our rapid fire questions below.

Nway — Melbourne

Questions:

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

My name is NWay and I am a dutch artist currently living in Melbourne. I work very intuitive and expressive.

  • How…

This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist Jeswri. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Jeswri who put together this banger wall ‘Boppers’ carved out a little extra time to answer a few rapid fire questions regarding his entry in the MTN Australia Achromatic Competition.

View his responses below.

JESWRI — ACHROMATIC ENTRY

Questions:

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

My government name is definitely not JESWRI. My artwork is called ‘Boppers’ and it’s based on the cult classic, The Warriors. I…


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist Mistery. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Mistery, Sydney based graffiti veteran and winner of the GRAFFITI category, breaks down our rapid fire questions in quite a bit of detail.

Big thanks to the Aussie veteran for taking the extra time, as well as massive congrats on taking out 1st place.

Mistery — 1st Place, MTN Australia Achromatic Competition

Questions:

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

My street name is Mistery. I hail from the magical kingdom of…


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist John Voir. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

John Voir who placed 1st in the Street Art category dropped an incredible 32 portraits within the canals of our country’s Capital, Canberra.

A massive project no doubt, which certainly paid off…

John answers our 5 rapid fire questions below.

John Voir — 1st Place in Street Art category

Questions:

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

My name is John, I write VOIR. I’ve been painting for more than 25 years…


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist Silly Pear. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Sydney based illustrator and designer Silly Pear, who traditional uses plenty of colour within his work, gives us a little insight into how he deconstructed his process and to form his Achromatic entry.

View his response to our rapid fire questions below.

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

My name is Charlie but I work under the name ‘Silly Pear’ originally a…


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist Order. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Adelaide based artist Order55, style is immediately identifiable, and outstanding to see his entry in our comp.

Order took out 2nd place in the GRAFFITI category and shares a little insight into his Achromatic entry.

Check out his response to our 5 rapid fire questions below.

Order — MTN Australia Achromatic Competition
  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

Order55. Earth based. Exploring uncharted spaces. …


This page is Q&A section of the Achromatic Competition Blog with artist Force261. To view the full blog article, including links to other artists Q&A or to view all submission, click this link:>MTN Challanges Australia Graffiti Community

Force 261 is a Sydney based artist who took quite an interesting approach to the Achromatic Competition.

Experimenting with his submission, Force created a sculptural/installation style piece incorporating natural elements of the season into the work. Super creative.

See his response to our 5 rapid fire questions below.

Questoins:

  • Briefly introduce yourself and your art

Hi I am Daniel aka Force, I grew…

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