The Art Of Chalk: Techniques And Inspiration For Creating Art With Chalk

Paperback | May 15, 2016

byTracy Lee Stum

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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.

InThe 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 Chalkexplores 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.

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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.InThe Art of Chalk,noted street painter Tracy Lee Stum takes an i...

Tracy Lee Stum began drawing as soon as she could clutch a crayon. She studied privately as a child and earned a Bachelor's degree at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She continued her studies in naturalism at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy. In 2006 Tracy added the Guinness World Record to her collection of vinyl for the larg...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 inPublished:May 15, 2016Publisher:Rockport PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631590669

ISBN - 13:9781631590665

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