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Saber

  1. 1. SABER<br />
  2. 2. Saber is Graffiti Writer out of LA.He began writing in the late 80’s at the age of 13<br />
  3. 3. Since his early paintings, Saber strived to push the limits of his work and his mediums to their fullest potential<br />
  4. 4. Now, after years of dedication to his craft, Saber’s works can be seen in galleries and museums around the world<br />
  5. 5. His gallery works combine traditional realism with the street style of his graffiti<br />
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  8. 8. In 1997 saber completed the largest and most intricate graffiti piece ever made. It took Saber 97 gallons of paint and 35 nights spread out over a year, exhibiting the most dedication ever given to a single piece<br />
  9. 9. Upon its completion the piece was clearly viable through satellite imagery and from many places around LAIt was nearly a football field long<br />
  10. 10. After running for 12 long years Saber’s monumental piece was buffed in September of 2009<br />
  11. 11. Saber continues to paint to this day working with a number of art collectives and community campaigns around the word<br />
  12. 12. His ventures include a numerous amount of collaborations and murals as well as more abstract forms of tagging, like his latest sky writings.<br />
  13. 13. Saber shows that through commitment to a craft and dedication to a dream, you can take yourself to new heights. <br />
  14. 14. ACTIVITY<br />Let each student come up to the blackboard or dry erase board one at a time and write their names out as large as they can across the board, then have the students erase it.<br />While the students wait, ask them to pick something that they love to do and write a paragraph imagining it to its fullest potential.<br />i.e. if a student loves to cook, have them write about their dream restaurant, ect.<br />

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