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The Art of Chalk : Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art with Chalk - Tracy Lee Stum

The Art of Chalk

Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art with Chalk


Published: 24th February 2016
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Published: 10th May 2016
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Chalk, a ubiquitous and versatile implement made from limestone, is much more than a humble tool for jotting impermanent notes. With a wide range of uses in art and design, chalk is quickly becoming a favorite of artists around the world to create impressive works of art.

In The Art of Chalk, noted street painter Tracy Lee Stum takes an inspiring look at the many exciting creative applications for this easily accessible medium. With a historic overview of chalk's origins as an art medium, and how its artistic uses have evolved over the centuries, this book is a wealth of knowledge for anyone looking to get creative with this time-honored art medium.

Featuring the impressive work of some of today's most prominent artists and designers, The Art of Chalk explores helpful and inspiring techniques used in typography and lettering, fine art, and the intricate, elaborate, and mind-bending chalk designs known as street art. In the resources section, you'll even find a detailed listing of chalk festivals held around the world.

ISBN: 9781631590665
ISBN-10: 1631590669
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 24th February 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 21.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.69