At this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii, we met up with Melbourne-based graffiti artist Meggs, real name David Hooke, to marvel at his live painting skills and learn the Do’s and Don’ts of creating a mural. With a background in drawing, cartoons, sci-fi films and skateboarding, Meggs’ creations successfully merge these childhood fascinations with the travel and cultural influences he’s accumulated over the years.
Easily one of Australia’s most progressive and committed street and contemporary artists, Meggs’ 10 tips for painting a mural are valuable for rookies and veterans alike. To see them all, head on over to Green Label.