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 CHALK WORK

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The process of drawing with different coloured pieces of chalk. This can be on paper, canvas a blackboard or even on a pavement. Which is very popular.

Popularity
Chalk artists are very much in demand especially for blackboard signs where there is some sort of publicity required and some of the designs can be very elaborate and need to be eye-catching.

Location
Chalk drawings can be done almost anywhere, It is best to make sure its OK before you start to commit your work of art to the local pavement though. The good thing is chalk can be easily removed.

Age
Artists of all ages can participate in this past time.

Ability
The main requirement for this activity is to be a keen artist. If you are a good drawer then you'll be able to work with chalk. Different techniques can be utilised when working with chalk.

Description
Most people when they think of chalk art will associate it either with street artists or with the fancy signs seen outside establishments such as restaurants and public houses. Chalk Art is a popular trend of signage for many types of businesses. Its eye-catching form appeals especially to the restaurant & cafe market.

Dedication
To become a skilled chalk artist you must be prepared to learn and practice different techniques. Many people can make a living from being chalk artists and others do it for fun. Many organisations can raise money for charity by commissioning chalk art and asking observers to make donations.

Potential
Chalk is the most versatile and has the most potential of all mediums used in art. from the youngest child scrawling a few single lines, to a work of art with colors being Layered and smudged into each other, rivaling any water color.

Closely Related Activities
Charcoal drawing 18.

Cost
Chalks for the purpose can be bought cheaply, as you get more hooked on it, then better quality chalks will cost more.

Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.

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