ChalkItUp!

Ok, I know I promised balloon pictures, but I figured I should stick to chronological order and get these online first. Hence, balloon pictures shall be online sometime in the next few days. (Incidentally, I have quite the backlog of posts to get to–I would like to actually finish my trip to the car museum from, er, last April, and then there’s my trip to the Gladding McBean factory which was incredible, but those pictures haven’t yet made it out of RAW format. And finally, there’s my London/Amsterdam trip from this summer, which is on Flickr, but I’d still like to blog about. So yeah… trying to get everything on here, eventually anyway.)

Last weekend I rode my new (used) bike (my old one was stolen while I was in London) down to ChalkItUp, a street chalk art festival at Fremont Park in downtown Sacramento. I’ve been to I Madonnari in San Luis Obispo several times, and I’ve always loved it, so I was really looking forward to this. While it was nowhere near on the scale of I Madonnari, it was still really neat to see–I absolutely LOVE the colors and watching art come to life like this!

Here’s a few pictures–the rest are at the Flickr gallery here. :-)

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Tools of the day.

Tools of the day.

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Street chalk artist

Street chalk artist

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I dont know--what would Scooby do?

I don't know--what would Scooby do?

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Something about these bats made me smile

I love these bats. :-)

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Theres something about an egret playing a bass that makes me smile

It's an egret. Playing a bass. SWEET.

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I absolutely LOVE the color on this one

I absolutely LOVE the color on this one. I SO would hang this on my kitchen wall if I had it in painting form!

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Not only is this awesome for sheer weirdness, but check out the foot shadow.

Not only is this awesome for sheer weirdness, but check out the foot shadow.

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I decided to take this next picture:

Neat concentric circles.

Neat concentric circles.

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and have fun with a long shutter+zoom. It would have been better if I’d used a tripod instead of handholding the camera, but it still came out neat.

Trippy!

Trippy!

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