Digital vandals rejoice with Graffiti Spraycan

Designed by Phetus the long time graffiti artist from Long Island, NY and Elite Gudz, this app puts you in front of a wall devoid of your tag.

I have to say here that I cannot review the iPhone version as I am not in possession of one of those magical devices. What follows is my experience on an Android smartphone.

You get to select your spray can by shaking your phone. Or, if you are like me and enjoy the marble in a tin can sound you can continue to shake, and also be sure to tap the screen so you hear an authentic spray sound, I know it's riveting. After you have had your fill of all that it's time to tap paint in the lower right hand corner. Here you can paint on the plain stone wall ... boring. You have to hit the 'menu' button which gives you options ranging from color and brush size, change background, and most importantly the save option. I changed the background to a picture I took of my ceiling, and decorated it as you can see in the pic. Please, excuse my lack of talent, as I'm good with math, not paint. You paint by simply running your finger across the screen as with many a kiddo app of the same vein.

This one is good for a laugh, and a smile, but ultimately gonna be short lived on your phone unless you can actually create real art unlike me. Or you want to take a picture of your enemy's car and deface it without consequence. It's fun, but I could see it getting old fast.

click to enlarge Me painting on the ceiling, don't tell my girlfriend. - Robert Demery
Robert Demery
Me painting on the ceiling, don't tell my girlfriend.


From the deep recesses of both Apple's App Store and Android Market comes another way to vent your rage against the man, or your parents or neighbors — or just about anyone's property you have ever dreamed of defacing.

What is this device of senseless destruction you ask? Why, it's Graffiti Spray Can (Apple's iOS version and Android Version.) No, not the one that you have to show your ID for at the back of the hardware store, this one is legal, and best of all, it's free.

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