We pulled out the acrylic paints and spray bottles today. It was raining outside, so I set up our "Ugly-Old-Paint-Sheet" and let Little Mister go squirt crazy!
In 1949, canned spray paint was invented by Edward Seymour, the first paint color was aluminum. Edward Seymour's wife Bonnie suggested the use of an aerosol can filled with paint. Edward Seymour founded Seymour of Sycamore, Inc. of Chicago, USA, to manufacture his spray paints.
The word graffiti comes from the Greek word 'graphein' which means 'to write'. Graffiti was first found on ancient Roman architecture, although back in those days there was no such thing as spray paint, they carved images out on walls.