When most people think about sidewalk chalk, they envision children drawing outside in the driveway or on a nearby sidewalk. Although that certainly may be the case, there are also many talented individuals who create a masterpiece of artwork using chalk and a flat surface. In fact, people will travel great distances to see this type of art at a festival and if you have ever done so, you know how amazing it can be.
Street painting may have been done for years but in modern times, it can be traced to Britain in the late 1800s. At that time, it was estimated that there were over 500 artists making a living in London with this type of art work. Even down to this day, talented artists are able to make a living with their work by hiring themselves out to create drawings at local events and festivals.
Throughout the years, there have been many examples of street art, but the 3-D chalk drawings are among some of the favorites. In this video, you get to see some of the best that were ever created. You will have to agree, they aren’t just art that is here one day and gone the next, they are masterpieces.