Hong Kong Students Create Amazing Chalk Drawings On Classroom Blackboard

Illusdreamer is a group of a few students from Senegal High School in Hong Kong who hold an incredible talent for temporary art. They use colorful chalk to create huge artworks on chalkboards, and it’s simply amazing how good they look. Continue reading »

Meet Challky, The Innovative Streetwear T-Shirt With A Chalk-Drawable Surface

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When you walk into a local coffee shop and you see this big chalkboard behind the counter with nothing, but the menu on, do you go,“I’d draw the #!$@ out of that thing!”? Those exact thoughts brought Alex and Michael to the idea of creating Challky. Continue reading »

Quirky Chalk Art In The Streets By David Zinn

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Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. Zinn improvises each piece on the spot and makes use of found objects, street fixtures, and stairsteps to create trompe l’oeil illusions. Continue reading »

Chalk Artist Reimagines Darth Vader In Steamy 3D Portrait

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If you have always been a little intimidated by the Star Wars’ Darth Vader, artist Chris Carlson’s latest chalk drawing may help you see him from a more light-hearted perspective. Created for the Denver Chalk Art Festival, Carlson’s new piece is a humorous one that depicts the sinister Sith Lord half naked, wearing only his red, polka-dotted underwear. Taking inspiration from Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam, Darth Vader is posing in the exact same position as Adam in the famous painting. Continue reading »

Chinese Teacher Has Some Serious Chalk Skills

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Most teachers can’t even draw a straight line using chalk, but somehow this teacher has managed to create educational masterpieces. Continue reading »

Sarasota Chalk Festival 2011: Best International Artwork

The Sarasota Chalk Festival, an annual international street art exhibit and competition in Sarasota, Fla., closed on Nov. 7, 2011 after a week of events, and this year, latecomers were in for an unwelcome surprise. For the first time ever, Sarasota officials were spraying down the sidewalks the day after the 2011 festival, erasing the hundreds of chalk traditional, mosaic and 3D artworks created by artists from around the world.

Juandres Vera, of Mexico, finishes his submission for the 3D Pavement Art category at the 2011 Sarasota international Chalk Festival. Continue reading »