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Chalking Sidewalks


  • SumoMe

Instead of creating paintings that no one sees, Ellis Gallagher roams the street to get some real response. On his bicycle, he rides through the night with a bag of chalk and the aim of creating his own brand of neat, impressive street art. For best results, he uses chalks for ages 3 and up.


Street Art by Ellis G

Street Art by Ellis G

“I just want to make a little noise” – Ellis G


Looks easy but Ellis G says it’s more than just outlining shadows of stuff. He considers important factors such as the illumination of both street and natural lights, object focus, neighbourhoods, colours and the visibility of his art before choosing an appropriate concrete canvas for some sketching good time.

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