10 GRAFFITI TERMS - THROW-UP

‘Throw-up’ or ‘throwie’ is a widely used graffiti term, most commonly used to describe tag-like drawings of bubble letters designed for quick execution (we all know why) and usually consisting of artist’s name and only two colors. More strictly, subway art definition describes it as an outlined name painted quickly with only one layer of spraypaint, even though many consider it to be bubble letters of any sort. Featured image is of the famous  Tilt’s Panic Room, meticulously painted throw-up intervention he did in the Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France. Another famous and highly representative throw-up graffiti artist is a New York City street art legend Cope2