PRO Network: Intro to Aerosol with Joel Brennan

Wednesday Jun 23rd, 2021

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Please join us for our next PRO Network webinar entitled "Intro to Aerosol" with Joel Brennan on July 10 at 9:30 AM.

Erie Arts & Culture invites you to join us on July 10 at 9:30 AM for a PRO Network Webinar with Joel Brennan! Joel will teach artists how to work with spray paint. The workshop will be limited to 10 participants and held at Steadfast Tattoo (8320 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509).

Intro to Aerosol will be just as the name suggests. Spray paint is no longer for just graffiti artists. This class has been designed for current mural artists looking to expand their skillset and gain a basic understanding of aerosol and spray paint.

In this class we will cover:

    • the origin, use, and differences between types of spray paint
    • surface preparation
    • traditional and non-traditional spray painting techniques
    • the pro’s and con’s of using spray paint for mural work
    • live demonstration
    • how and where to buy spray paint


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 Joel Brennan (b. 1980) was born into a family of artists and musicians in eastern NY. Growing up around traditional art forms, such as drawing and painting, helped shape and grow his interest and creativity as an artist. During his adolescence and early teenage years, he encountered graffiti through visits to NYC, which influenced his artistic aesthetic and career trajectory.

At the age of 19, Joel started tattooing, which began to shape his future as an artist - both personally as well as professionally and continues to this day.

Tattooing and graffiti have taken Joel coast to coast, international, and eventually landed him in Erie, Pa. Since moving to Erie in 2007, Joel has had the opportunity to start several art-based businesses. He has also worked with local businesses to design and create murals.


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