Relatively few people experiment with graffiti for various reasons, including illegality, a lack of skill, and the health hazards associated with spray paint fumes. Frewing is an app and a phone accessory allows you to create virtual graffiti after attaching a spray-nozzle-style element on your phone.
Holding the phone like a spray can, you press the nozzle and ‘spray’ your virtual design. The app activates the phone’s camera, which reads the moving coordinates and automatically saves the ‘sprayed’ image in the photo gallery. You can watch your artwork materialise on the screen as you spray.
The app allows you to control the type of marking, thickness and paint colour. It also allows you to view the completed artwork through an augmented reality function. A map and navigation function allows you to view where artists have created virtual graffiti around the city.