Monday, November 12, 2012

Blue Monday - Chalk Art

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**When you link in your name and URL (blog address) there is still one more step.
Please be certain to select a photo. I found that it works best if I pick the third choice:
"Pick one of the images on your site." 
Sometimes it takes a minute; please wait, and make certain that you click "done."

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Sarasota, Florida, recently held its fifth annual Chalk Festival. The theme this year is Circus City, USA. Five hundred artists came from all over the world to showcase their talent in 2D and 3D art. There was plenty of our color, Blue. (All of these pictures came from the internet.)


This art is taking up the entire street. No traffic allowed.



The beginning of this work.



It appears as if you might fall in.


Crowds grew larger every day.



Could you climb down those steps?

To learn more about the event, click here.


Happy Blue Monday!

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40 comments:

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I love those street illusions!

Marice said...

amazing!

Marice said...

for some reasons I am not finding the widget. here's my entry for this week

happy blue monday sally!

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

An intresting art show it's always nice to see how creative people can be.
Denise

January said...

Interesting paintings..

Happy Blue Monday Sally..

Here's my Blue, I can't see the linky..

http://www.xyexyrus.com/2012/11/xyes-2nd-birthday-tarpualin-design.html

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

The chalk artists are so very talented.

Thank you for hosting Blue Monday, love joining in.

Joy

Luna Miranda said...

wow, these are impressive!


My Blue Monday

Jim said...

These are marvellous. Especially the 3D effect ones.

Cafe au lait said...

Those are amazing! Happy Blue Monday Sally.

My Blues are here and here.

Rajesh said...

Very creative and artistic.

Tina´s PicStory said...

really love this kind of art! :)

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Amazing street art - and so much beautiful blue!! Thanks for hosting Blue Monday, Sally! ~Pernilla

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

fantastic images

Mark said...

Would love to see these.

Eden said...

Impressive arts!

bj said...

Hi, Sally....
This kind of art has always been so interesting. It just amazes me how much talent is involved. I would love to see some of it in person.
Hope you are feeling well...you looked fantastic in the photos of you and Jeanne.:)
love, bj

Lina Gustina said...

Awesome artworks. They are genius artists.

http://www.1sthappyfamily.com/2012/11/kecapi.html

Annesphamily said...

That is some interesting art! I like how you found all the pretty blues! Happy Veteran's Day to you and to all! I will do some visiting later. I am hopeful this is working for me today! The technically challenged such as ME often have to retry! But I will check back soon! Have a blue ti ful day Sally!

Hugs

Anne

LadyD Piano said...

I have always wanted to see them up close. Hope I get the chance. Great photos, especially the layers and depth of the first one. Nice blues!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hi Sally
I am always amazed by the talent of street artists!

My photo doesn't seem to load for some reason for my link ...I'm sorry for the trouble.

Hugs,
Pat

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Sally,
Great blues today !! Yes, I have to start early with Christmas decorating in order to get it finsihed so I can enjoy it during the season!!

Thanks so much for hosting and for your visit!!

hugs,
Debbie

Travel Quest said...

Now that's the ART! I would love to see this someday. Happy Blue Monday Sally.

MyJourneyBack said...

Oh that is so cool. My Cowboy found some similar on the internet and we used them in a chapel service. I was so amazed! Thanks for sharing.
Have a wonderful week,
Sherry

Maggie said...

Aren't they all just amazing? How alienated these street artists are.
Thanks for hosting Blue Monday, a great start to the week.

Erica (Irene) said...

Wow ....some of them look amazing, wish I could have visited there.

Happy Blue Monday!!!! and thanks for hosting, love seeing the other blues.

LV said...

What a sight that would be to see. It is hard to realize there are people that have that much talent and one like me can do nothing. No, Sally, in answer to your comment. I did not fly first class. Had to rake bottom of the barrel to fly at all. Fares are very high. I made that shot sitting in my seat looking toward the front of the plane.

barbarah said...

I am always amazed at this kind of art. It's so realistic.

Leovi said...

Nice photos, paintings truly spectacular ...

JLS Hall said...

Great shots! They used to do something like this in Baltimore when I lived there, years ago. I loved to see the art, but was always sad when it was just washed away after a few days. All that work and creativity gone in a few seconds. Beautiful, though.

Happy Blue Monday, and have a wonderful week!

photodoug said...

Have a similar event in Hudson Valley. Thanks for sharing.

sandy said...

Wow these paintings are amazing and look so real. It really DOES look like you could fall in!

sandy ;)

Jeanne said...

Hi Sally, We just returned from Bill's test and I am just now linking. We left at 6:00am. Up at 5:00. Nap time!!!

This art is amazing. I have seen this type of art before. It is so realistic...It boggles the mind as to how this can be accomplished. I Love this share for Blue Monday.

Love, Jeanne

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

Cool Pics!Happy Blue Monday!

Riet said...

I don't think I saw this art before. It is beautiful.

Ann said...

Oh that art is so unbelievable, it doesn't resemble chalk in any way!!How talented.
Ann

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Hi again, Sally :D Happy Blue Monday! My previous comment is #12... Have a great week! ~Pernilla

Cathy said...

Oh, that is neat, Dear. Thanks for your sweet visit. Hope you are doing well. Hugs

Joy said...

Those are incredible! Happy Blue Monday ;)

Carol Scheurich said...

Beautiful chalk artwork! My favorite is the first picture. Looks so real. Happy Blue Monday!

Susan (My Place to Yours) said...

What an amazing art project! I've never seen anything like it. Thank you for sharing -- and hosting!