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The Art of Chalk by Tracy Lee Stum

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2 CHALKBOARD ART

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Whether on paper, pavement, or chalkboards, the breadth of artistic individuality expressed with chalk pastels is limitless, as illustrated by this example of work from artist Bryce Widom.

Today’s chalkboard artists exhibit skill, savvy, and expertise in transforming an ordinary, rather mundane surface into a unique vehicle for type and image, both often laced with elegance, whimsy, humor, and beauty. These artists make commercial and creative works with a very simple palette, frequently using a black ground and only white chalk, with other colors sometimes thrown in for fun.

Chalkboard art is typically defined by its use of ...

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