Graffiti // Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Morgan, Shucks and Optimist deliver an assortment of styled and colored rollers over the top of the masses.
Graffiti // Friday, October 09, 2015
This train has great negative space from the pieces and wouldn't have a problem catching attention amongst the rest of the trashy graffiti on cars.
Graffiti // Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Filmed over the course of one week, this time-lapse video shows the install process and progress for Optimists’s Packrats Paradise exhibition at Lequivive Gallery in Oakland.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 02, 2015
Photographer Brock Brake did a studio visit with graffiti artist Optimist on the occassion of a new gallery show of work made over the last eight years, "Packrat's Paradise."
Graffiti // Thursday, March 27, 2014
Optimist carefully chose this sloppy buff ridden wall to do a roller so his letters stand out more and it makes for a rather cool background. Plus, anyone who does a half-ass buff job like this deserves additional graffiti until they actually do a legit paint job.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Given the name Tim by friends, it quickly morphed in to Optimist, which was a sign for him to become a more positive person.
Graffiti // Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Optimist and Lewse get wild with it on a background with large headed female characters painted by Mesgr.
Graffiti // Monday, July 08, 2013
Optimist: one who characteristically looks at events or conditions with optimism or a believer in philosophical optimism.
Graffiti // Monday, May 13, 2013
Amuse 126 appears to have been keeping busy painting plenty of spots recently. Check out what he’s been up to alongside other writers like Optimist, Sege, Ares, and more.