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Chalk Art

A Guide to Chalk: What Brands to Use & When

Valerie McKeehan | Posted 01.12.2017 | Arts
Valerie McKeehan

One of my most frequently asked questions is about chalk and the brands that I use. From good old-fashioned chalk to chalk markers, I've tried many di...

Feast Your Eyes On These 7 Brilliant 3D Chalk Illustrations

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.20.2015 | Weird News

Artists from around the world gathered in Florida this month to show off their stunning 3D chalk art skills at the Sarasota Chalk Festival. This is no...

While Her Kids Are Sleeping, This Mom Makes Magic With Chalk

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.13.2015 | Parents

Amanda Creek has a creative way to unwind while her kids are napping or in bed for the night. The mom of two makes chalk art drawings of iconic charac...

12 Incredible 3D Chalk Illustrations That'll Kick You Right In The Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News

We'll excuse you for thinking you can grab these Hungry Hungry Hippos and start up a game. And no, you can't actually play that Nintendo. And still no...

Chalk One Up for Sidewalk Art in Florida

Visit Florida | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Visit Florida

Artists spend two or three days, on hands and knees, meticulously creating elaborately detailed chalk and pastel paintings on an asphalt or concrete canvas -- only to have it washed away after they're done.

11 Mesmerizing 3D Chalk Art Masterpieces That Will Melt Your Brains

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts

There are few joys quite like turning an everyday sidewalk into a gaping cave cascading with rainbow waterfalls. To achieve such an uncanny phenomenon...

Your Favorite Guerrilla Chalkboard Artists Are Back

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts

If you're of the mind that chalk -- those tiny writing instruments made of calcium carbonate -- are a tool only kindergarten teachers and their pupils...

3D Chalk Art Master Makes Awesome Tribute To Space Invaders

Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts

If you love Space Invaders -- that gem of an arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado in the late 1970s that turned pixelated aliens into a staple of...

11 Inspirational Quotes From Anonymous Chalk Artists

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

An anonymous chalk art duo in Ohio is proving that guerrilla artworks can be the best purveyor of inspiration. Their project, Dangerdust, brings f...

PHOTOS: Denver's Chalk Art Festival

Posted 06.03.2013 | Denver

Like it does every year, the 2013 Denver Chalk Art Festival wowed artists and spectators alike downtown on Larimer Square. This year the square wa...

Grumpy Cat Gets A New Look

Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts

Judging from the photo below, the unhappy pet known as Grumpy Cat (aka Tardar Sauce) is apparently not a fan of sidewalk art. We have Reddit...

Incredible 3D Street Art

Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts

We've been bewitched by Dutch street artist Leon Keer before. Now the chalk king is back with a brand new sidewalk creation. Keer's work, which app...

LOOK: Happiness Graffiti To Brighten Your Day

Amy Shearn | Posted 04.10.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Sometimes you just need a little reminder that happiness is closer than you think. Maybe even right there on the sidewalk beneath you...

LOOK: The Coolest Sidewalk Chalk Creations

Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents

Chalk has gotten a bad rap this summer. First, a handful of Denver residents tried to ban scribbling on the sidewalk. Then, last week, a mom from Ri...

Incredible Timelapse Video Of 3D Super Mario Chalk Art

Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

Last week we saw 3D Pac Man street art and now we have Super Mario 3D chalk art; we hope this love affair between retro video games and 3D street art ...

PHOTOS: This Drawing Is Not What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Chalking on the street, a childhood pastime, got a fine art makeover at the 20th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival. Approximately 600 artists from all...

LOOK: Denver Chalk Art Festival Stunners

Posted 06.04.2012 | Denver

Over the weekend, nearly 200 artists descended upon Larimer Square again for the 10th annual Denver Chalk Art Festival to draw their particular brand ...