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The Next: Downtown art class puts a lot in a can

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    Ken Dushane, an aerosol artists known as "Phybr", works on a piece behind Art Supply Depot, 29 S. St. Clair Street, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

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    Ken Dushane, an aerosol artist known as "Phybr", works on a piece.

    The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Graffiti to street art to murals to home improvements, there’s almost nothing a can of spray paint can’t cover. From fine art to footstools, it is one of the great artistic and utilitarian tools. 

But it can be tricky. Can angle. Touch pressure. An infinity of caps and attachments, can pressures, colors, finishes. 

And if you’re an artist, once you got all that, well, what are you trying to make with it? And why?

WATCH: Local artist teaches techniques for canvas and beyond in downtown Toledo

“Basically graffiti saved my life,” said Ken Dushane, an aerosol art whiz working under the name “Phybr”.

Again, there’s almost nothing a little spray paint can’t cover.

Phybr will help you unlock anything you want from a can of color in a Spray Paint Workshop that is in its second year at the Art Supply Depo.

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