Homeboy LDJ – “Inspiration” | original drawing


We are pleased to offer for your consideration another small fragment of the local graffiti scene, painted back in 2014, titled “Inspiration“, which is the fourth original artwork by HOMEBOY LDJ available in our online gallery.

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Homeboy LDJ Inspiration – markers and pencils, on paper, A3 (42 cm x 29,7), 2014

Discover a new artwork made by HOMEBOY LDJ, titled “Inspiration”, that reveals the artist’s enormous skills and infinite passion for making letters. All kinds of letters. From simple and legible letters to the super complex wild style, HOMEBOY LDJ can create an entire universe using only lettering and his distinct elements (the eyes of the character, stairs, and different patterns & textures). In total contrast with the digital world, HOMEBOY LDJ continues to perfect his hand drawing and painting skills by exercising almost daily and constantly creating new artworks. HOMEBOY LDJ can easily apply colours and volume to any surface, from graffiti walls to canvas and paper.

“Inspiration,” a mesmerizing canvas painting by the visionary artist Homeboy LDJ, is a kaleidoscopic journey through the artist’s mind, a vibrant tapestry that blends elements of self-expression, urban landscapes, and the dynamic evolution of artistic identity.

The cityscape unfolds in square rooms from an external perspective, each house a burst of colour that paints the canvas with a lively and diverse palette. At the centre of this urban dreamscape is the artist’s self-portrait, seen from behind. Here, the artist takes on a dual identity—a human figure with a single eye at the back of the head. A Rubik’s Cube adorns the back of the artist’s undervest, symbolizing the complexity and creativity that reside within. In a dynamic and rebellious act, the artist, portrayed from behind, is creating a hole in the wall using a graffiti spray. This gesture symbolizes breaking through barriers, both artistic and personal, unleashing a torrent of creative energy onto the canvas. A simple graffiti alphabet adorns a wall facade in the lower left, showcasing the roots and foundational elements of street art. Graffiti spray cans, stickers proclaiming “hello my name is,” and many stairs and ladders crisscrossing the walls create a chaotic and agglomerate space, reflecting the ever-changing and dynamic nature of urban art. The canvas becomes a visual representation of the artist’s personal past and artistic future evolution. Little human statues on the walls echo moments frozen in time, while arrows guide the eye through the narrative, emphasizing the interconnectedness of the artist’s journey.

Eyes combined with letters and buildings create a surreal yet harmonious blend of vision and expression. The artist’s signature stylish graffiti letters form the word “HOME” at the canvas’s core, symbolizing a profound connection to identity and place.

You will receive a unique and original drawing made by HOMEBOY LDJ back in 2014 using markers on paper, 42 x 29,7 cm. It is framed by the artist behind glass, enclosed in a simple wooden border, measuring 53 x 37,5 x 1,3 cm.


If you are passionate about street art and graffiti you should check the Un-hidden Bucharest exhibition at Lente, on display from October 2023, where you can see HomeBoy LDJ’s “Inspiration” painting, as well as other artworks, which are available for sale in our online gallery – shop here.

Also If you are an urban explorer and want to see some of the other artworks made by Homeboy LDJ, you can visit the Un-hidden Romania map to find the addresses. You can find some of his works in the Un-hidden Romania book. You are invited to read the article about HOMEBOY LDJ to find out more about one of his main goals to transform the wall/paper/canvas’s flatness into a 3D universe here.

More from HOMEBOY LDJ:

Homeboy LDJ – “Calypso”, spray paint and marker on canvas, 40 x 80 cm – shop here
Homeboy LDJ – “Alphabet”, spray paint and marker on canvas, 40 x 80 cm – shop here

Additional information

Weight 900 g
Dimensions 53 × 37,5 × 1,3 cm

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