Thursday, July 28, 2016

What is Chalking?

 In this post I mentioned that I had been helping to prep for a chalking class next month.  Since then I've had several wanting to know what chalking was, so I decided to do up a quick post with a mini explanation and show you some of the the pieces I've done in the past.

Items you will need:

poster board
image you want to chalk (be aware that some images are copyright)
tape (I use freezer tape)
pencil
eraser
sharpie marker
scissors
pastel chalk  
projector or a way to project the image 

Here are the steps ...

Tape the blank poster board onto a wall or door

Set up projector to reflect image onto poster board


Darken room enough so you can see image on poster board

Sketch image onto poster board using pencil

Remove poster board from wall and place on a flat surface

Outline image with sharpie

Use eraser and erase any remaining pencil marks

Cut image out

Chalk ... (color with chalk and blend with your fingers) I like to start with faces, hands and feet

Highlight and Shade

Laminate

I hope you enjoy this little peek into my chalking world!

Patsi
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