3D Chalk Art in the Streets Part I
By Paul Lee
This is the first of four posts highlighting the beautiful 3D chalk art of Julian Beever. Julian is famous for his incredible 3D chalk art he draws in the streets. It is carefully drawn at incredible angles so that when the viewer stands in front of it, the art looks like it jumps off the street completely in 3D. His 3D chalk art is often drawn in long stretches of pavement. It is hard to make out what is is supposed to be from the back or the sides but from the front you can’t help but be awed by the artwork. I do not know if all the artwork posted below is Julian’s work but I know most of it is. Enjoy! Many more below the jump. Vote for your favorite!
3D Chalk Art – Coke Bottle – Unbelievable!
A very simple 3D Chalk Art piece, but none the less very clear and amazing. Making me thirsty!
3D Chalk Art – Shark – Scary!
Ok don’t be scared. This 3D Chalk Art Shark is pretty awesome. Might startle some bystanders.
3D Chalk Art – Cityscape – What in the World am I looking at!
Now this is just amazing. 3D Chalk Art at its finest. This cityscape 3D piece covers such a huge area. I am guessing many did double takes trying to figure out what they were looking at!
3D Chalk Art – Brick Hole – Careful, under construction!
Simple 3D piece, but very fun. Notice the guy walking around it.
3D Chalk Art – Man Fall in Hole – AHH! Watch out!
Great looking 3D Chalk Hole, too bad the people don’t look so realistic. But still simply amazing.
Example of what the chalk art looks like from a different angle. It just looks like a stretched drawing, hard to make out….
When looking at the art from the correct angle. Magic.
Just appreciate it. Wonderful. A feast for the eyes for any artist.
Making Of – See this Transformer 3D Chalk Art being Drawn over a span of a week.
Which one is your favorite?
Click Below to See More Incredible Chalk Art!
- Clean Cut Media – 3D Chalk Art Part II
- Clean Cut Media – 3D Chalk Art Part III
- Clean Cut Media – 3D Building Chalk Art Special
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Your drawings are amazing! One question, is the coke bottle actually drawn????? You rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Where are the River Rafting drawing located???
Appreciate the Comment Christian!
The man who drew most of these pictures is Julian Weaver. The locations are all over the place as he often travels to different cities to do his 3d chalk artwork. I am sure a little bit of googling could help you find the info you need.
Oh the Coke is an authentic 3D Chalk Art for sure. Incredible huh? That is one of my favorites.
Yea! It actually is! It’s AMAZING
I luv his drawings1!!!!Awesomeness!!!
I dont get how he does the coke bottle! but it still looks amazing!!! U ROCK!
OMG! These r sooo kewl……….u must b really proad of ur self if u did those drawing
I THINK THESE DRAWINGS COME FROM NO ONE BUT GOD USING HIM TO SHOW PEOPLE HOW GREAT GOD CAN USE ANYBODY TO SHOW HIS GLORY! THIS IS TRULY A GREAT GIFT OF DRAWING FROM GOD! TO ME THE WAY HE MAKES THE COLORS TO BLEND IN TO CREATE THE 3D LOOK IS ASTONISHING. I HOPE SOMEONE IS BEING A GREAT FINANCIAL BLESSING TO THIS MAN AND NOT TAKING ADVANTAGE OF HIS GIFT OR TAKING HIS GIFT FOR NOUGHT. THANKS FOR READING MY COMMENT.
Please don’t bring religion into something that takes pure skill and nothing else. This guy surely has been drawing his whole life. Practice makes perfect, not god.
Damn!! thats the s***; i wish i knew how to do that(;
This form of artistry is reminiscent of the late eighteenth century revolution in perspective, but this is on a whole new level!! Your level of craftsmanship is astonishing!! You, sir, belong with the greats such as William Herman, Richard Worthington, Mark Twain, and Francisco de Goya!! Even Rembrandt himself would gaze in awe at your brilliance!! Your works are gritty like the cities which they brighten, yet brilliant and beautiful like the city at night!! By no means are your pieces of fine artistry cinchy!! Please contact me at my email address which I have posted above, for I intend to offer you a place in THE most prestigious academy in all of Brittania!!
Your humble servant and admirer,
Sir Howard Gray
What you are able to create is amazing. To be able to draw like that is truly a gift. Thank you for sharing it with so many people. I wish you good fortune and hope you will always share your unique perspective with the public.
this is alsome but can u do some in grand rapids
your chalk images are awsome u wiss you could teach me. that would be so cool. you rock at it. if you ever quit on your self you are quiting on many people. so keep doing what you do. thank you for showing me your art skills! love your art.
i think your drawings are the bomb! thats the s**** that should be every where! thats f***** awsome man that is so cool!
THIS ARTWORK IS AWESOME! WHERE CAN I PURCHASE FRAMED ARTWORK OF THESE?
hey wow man this is amazeing where can i see more ?
If you didn’t get a chance, at the end of the article there are 3 links to 3 other posts on this blog.
3D Chalk Art Part II
3D Chalk Art Part III
3D Building Chalk Art Special
Those are also pretty amazing. Enjoy.
welcome huffingtonpost visitors 🙂 please let us know what you think of these and which one is your favorite in the comments!
Does the chalk get washed away when it rains?
most likely.. tragic indeed.
These are great. Thanks for sharing all of these with us. I think I speak for everyone when I say that you have a gift, and a very good one indeed. I am an artist too but I cant seem to make the peices pop in a 3D fashion like you can. I will keep practacing and you should never give up. No one should ever give up on their dream no matter what people tell them…even if they think that it is IMPOSSIBLE!!!
Thanks for reading this comment. luv your art.
<3 your fan 4ever <3
Your artwork is sick. I need to know if you can draw 3-D tattoo.
I am also curious as to a design for 3D tattoo work? I’ve seen a few out there, but I’m sure Julian could design one like no other!
i think the coke 1 is fake :3 just my opinion
…….. FAKE (coke)
Coke Bottle Rox!!!!! Hats off to the artist!!! That guy’s amazing
Okay whoever drew those should get over the limit of money…..the coke bottle looked to real. thats amazing how u drew tht. and the airplane ithot they jus put a big poster on the floor. yu guys r amazing!
How do you stop people walking over the drawings in crowded cities, especially at the beginning, before people realise what’s happening?
not sure… perhaps they put up cones?
i love this they are soooo amazing! <3
this is so awesome u should be proud of urself i wish i could draw like that!maybe he should come to hawaii (the big island) and come draw in puna! maybe kapoho,hawaii!
no matter wat the haters say you guys are awesum and incredibly talented….
u r soo awesome at school we did some of ur drawings but none where as good as urs!!!
this guy not only has a mastery of perspective, but he owns it and makes it do his bidding…
Where are your drawings located?
WOW. Come do on in Baton Rouge Louisiana, and in Lexington, Missouri at Went-worth Military Academy!!
I love all rock on chalk guy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
OMG!! ALL YOUR PICS RULE ROCK ON CHALK DUDE
Do you think that you’ll ever find yourself in Marion Arkansas? Our Memphis Tennessee? That would be soooooo cool! I think you are super talented and I wish I was as good as you! I know that practice makes perfect. I’m in the 7th grade and can’t wait to hear back from you!
chalk guy, U the main man ! cud u please come to Papua New Guinea? We would love 2 see you here ! You stun the world with your talent!!! cheers
All of those drawings are just S….! im sorry 2 say but yeah just dont do them anymore! 🙂
OK THAT WAS ALL HAVE A GOOD DAY! <3
Man the 3D drawings are awesome!! Incredible unbeliveable..
the camera does the trick
Aren’t these pictures photoshoped??
Has anyone of you guy have been there already?
But yea i agree they’re so cool!
Christian, your an idiot.
thank u guys for all the nice comments
thay all look so cool i <3 them
I woul d like to learn the 3d chalk drawing ! pls teach me…
where can we see these incredible scenes would like to visit in person
I love the shark one it is amazing.It rocks and so do you.