People of the Chalk

The Music Box

The Music Box 3D Chalk Art Piece, Denver Chalk Art Festival, 2014. This piece is a personal piece. The Denver Chalk Art Festival is a great place for me to have a chance to explore the creative boundaries of my art. While we are sponsored graciously by Sola Salons at this event, they have always…

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Colorado Chalk Artists at Crested Butte

Denver area chalk artists hired to be the highlight of the Crested Butte Wine and Food Festival, 2013. We were honored to be a part of the event. It was a whirlwind day. The town of Crested Butte is located at 10,000 feet in altitude. The event was in the middle of July, during the…

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Just a Pesky Dandelion Chalk Art Piece

A dandelion chalk art illusion from a basic class demo turns out pretty awesome. Last Wednesday I conducted a one day seminar on the process of chalk art for a number of high schoolers. We had a great time under the sun and after giving them a brief history of chalk art and teaching them…

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Chalk Art Event – Parker Days

We were invited to the Parker Days chalk art event in 2013. It was a very short event, with only four hours to pull off our piece. I had always had this crazy idea of doing something with baseball in my chalk art. Still exploring what I could do with 3D chalk art illusions, and…

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The People of the Chalk

Welcome to the inaugural blog of the “People of the Chalk.” This is the place of honest, fun, and raw accounts of the adventures of myself (Benjamin) and Cherish as we tour the world doing our chalk art. For the longest time, I struggled with defining myself as an artist and an illustrator. There are…

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Chalk Art Project Captured in Time Lapse Animation

On September 25 and 26, Cherish and Benjamin took a road trip down to Flagstaff, Arizona, where they were invited by Northern Arizona University to create a 3-D chalk art of the school’s mascot, Louie the Lumberjack. While working and enjoying the company of many young college students, a young man by the name of…

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3D Chalk Art, Colorado State University, Pueblo

Cherish and I were invited this past Monday and Tuesday to put together a 3D chalk art for the students of Colorado State University, Pueblo to commemorate the arrival of the Fall Semester. Our chalk art piece was to be the centerpiece of several other activities going on with this event. We were approached to…

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