Chalk Walk at Home: Tips and Tricks

This year, our highly anticipated Chalk Walk event is taking place at home, meaning anyone and everyone can participate! We've put together a list of tips & tricks to help you, from choosing a design to photographing your completed work.

Art Term Tuesday: Scale

Have you ever looked up at a large mural or painting and wondered, “How’d the artist plan and get that on the wall?” With murals going up on walls downtown thanks to Art this Way, we thought it’d be a good idea to talk about how something small gets larger, or scale.

Confession: I’m a Chalk Walk Wimp

As sure as the sun will rise and turn Main Street into a frying pan at the peak of an Indiana summer, FWMoA will, every July, organize the area’s largest community art project—Chalk Walk. In 2007, as a first-time and unpaid intern at FWMoA, I had the privilege of stepping in at the last minute to create the artwork for the square of the event’s lead sponsor. I was markedly more flexible, heat tolerant, and responsibility-free then, making me the ideal candidate to spend 14 hours on the baking pavement rubbing my fingertips away in the name of art. I haven’t participated since.