Thursday, June 5, 2008

New Thing #146--Chalk It Up

I was getting the glue gun out of the "craft cabinet" this morning, and I saw a container of sidewalk chalk I forgot was there. Channeling my inner child today took it outside and I drew with chalk.

When I say I "drew", I'm giving myself too much credit. On a scale of 1 to 10, my drawing ability is about a 2 1/2. I'm great at stick figures and loopy flowers, but not much else. However, if you need someone to compose something that doesn't need to look realistic, I'm your girl!

I have several houseplants that are summering on the patio outside the garage. I arranged them up against the wall, drew swooping parallel lines across the width of the patio, and colored some of them in. As I was finishing, the sky started to cloud up. According the MSN weather, there's only a 5% chance of rain, but with my luck it will rain and wash all my work away!

Here's my "masterpiece":

Note: The clouds went away; the rain never came. I wonder how long the chalk will last?

1 comment:

  1. That's a great idea. I love it when the kids draw with sidewalk chalk all over the porch and steps.

    Perhaps my wife and I should do it too! Why don't we ever think of things like that? Well, I guess you did...