33) The Art of Graffiti

This is an intensive course that is designed for people who have basic skills in drawing and painting and would like to learn graffiti. Intense Graffiti and street art course including it's history, stencil art, spraying techniques and font/letter practice on paper as well as canvas and so much more!

Class Outline

LESSON 1 - History of Graffiti OK

LESSON 2 - Stencil and T-Shirt Making Lettering Practice

LESSON 3 - Spray Can Control Name Tag Drawing

LESSON 4 - Full Mural Production  Making Stencils 

LESSON 5 – Making Stencils Spray Can Control

LESSON 6 – Making name tags Artwork for Full Mural Production

LESSON 7 - Graffiti on Canvas

LESSON 8 - Mural Painting

LESSON 9 - Mural Painting

LESSON 10 - Final Presentation of collaborative mural 

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class

1. Aerosol (Montana spray-paint found at Cass Art - Fire Station)
2. Latex Gloves
3. Aerosol Goggles 
4. Montana/Molotow Markers
5. Professional Graffiti Mask
6. Variety of spray caps.
7. masking tape and artist tape

1. Panels of sizes 1 x 1 m for each student.
2. Water based spray paint - liquitex and aerosol - montana colours
3. Aerosol Googles
4. Spray-paint masks. (Cass Art)
5. Easels, paintbrushes
7. Variety of Laura Ashley paint, paint rollers, gloves, and painting box ( to pour paint in)
8. Varnish
9. Masking tape and artist tape
10. Apron


On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Terms & Conditions apply

Participants must buy their own materials

Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays
4:00pm - 7:00pm
VCUQatar, Room 214
QAR 1650


Assil Diab

Assil Diab is a Visual Artist, Graphics Designer and Graffiti Artist based in Doha, Qatar. Known as 'Sudalove' she is the first female graffiti artist emerging from Qatar and Sudan, and TEDx speaker Ahfad University, 2017. 
Assil graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphics Design and taking up various Fashion Design courses while studying in Richmond, Virginia – USA. She also holds a diploma in Digital Marketing and a Diploma in Advanced Social Media Marketing & ORM.