Skip to content

Underground Guerilla Street Art Tactics 101: Wheatpasteing Posters

Do you feel frustrated when your voice is not heard? Do you not like the government or media censoring your voice? Do you believe in creating a revolution using art? How about spreading your message using underground guerilla street art tactics like wheatpaste! In the 1970s, punks in Great Britain used wheatpaste to spread the political ideology of anarchism. Wheatpasting is an economical way to broadcast philosophies, politics, and creative ideals that are considered marginalized by mainstream standards via poster art. Learn how to make wheatpaste here. Or, you can simply buy wallpaper paste at the hardware store.

What you will need:

  • Posters
  • Wheatpaste
  • Creative ideas
  • Graphic design and art skills
  • Bold statements and ideologies
  • Public space

The streets are your canvas! Have fun and be bold.

” Wheatpaste Posters of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump on de Apropriation Wall in San Francisco Mission”


“This poster design challenges people to think and be aware.”

One Comment

  1. Emily Krause wrote:

    This is so awesome! I love seeing this kind of art and your post has motivated me to make some posters when I have more time post-semester. Let’s get pasty!!

    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:52 am | Permalink