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A Chalk Art Story
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    Arbor Lakes Chalk Fest 2017

    ALL

    Zach and I created a large 10x20ft mural in Arbor Lakes this past weekend. We enjoyed chalking alongside so many talented people. This image was a compilation of child fairies at different ages. It represents our future son and all the possibilities. And of course it would not have been

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    Community joins in the chalking at Fire in the 4th

    Atlanta Artist

    Fire in the 4th was a celebration of 100 years since the Old 4th Ward district of Atlanta burned down in a devastating fire. What a better way to remember than with a day of celebration with music, art, street preformers and a fire show. Zach and I were asked

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    Lorem Ipsom and Other Ipsoms

    DESIGN

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    Many people in the design world use Lorem Ipsum. It can be used in many fields; print design, website design, development, wireframes and prototypes and more. It is meant to be filler copy for any design. You can generate paragraphs, lists, headlines

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    Chiaha Harvest Fair

    DESIGN

    Chiaha Harvest Fair takes place every year in Rome GA. It is a local festival that strives to support the arts. The proceeds of the event go to scholarships to help art students in the community to succeed. There is live music, vendor booths, and food. There is plenty to do for

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    Marietta Chalktoberfest 2016

    ALL

    This year at Chalktoberfest I had the honor to recreate an image of one of my favorite artists Johannes Vermeer. I chose to draw Milkmaid. The contrast of blues and yellows add mystery to this work. I really enjoy how vermeer captures everyday life and makes it intriguing. I was

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    Chalking in Nashville

    Atlanta Artist

    I was invited to chalk in Nashville this year at the Nashville Chalk Fest at Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. I was really excited that there was another large chalk festival within driving distance of Atlanta. This gave us the opportunity for a road trip and we were able

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    Macon Bragg Jam and Shakey Graves in Chalk

    FINE ART

    Bragg Jam is a music and arts festival in Macon Ga in honor of the Bragg family. You can read all about the background of the festival here. It has grown so much since we first started going and has a lot of publicity. I created the logo for

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    2015 Year In Review : Jessi & Zach

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    UX by job title

    DESIGN

    I stay active in the world of UX and this makes me a target for recruiters. I respect a lot of them and appreciate that they are doing their jobs. A lot of them are passing on job descriptions that vary from web development to design to interaction design, interface

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    Like, Favorite, Love Icon

    DESIGN

    Recently Twitter changed their beloved favorites star to a heart icon.

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    Chalk Demo at Atlanta Streets Alive

    Atlanta Artist

    Our Georgia Chalk Artists Guild has grown so much in the year that we have been established. This past Sunday we had our very first Mini Pop Up Chalk Festival. Atlanta Streets Alive is an awesome event backed by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and the city of Atlanta. Peachtree street

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    Wee Faerie Village in Connecticut

    FINE ART

    I love visiting my sister because she is so creative and fun. Katie Faile is a local illustrator in New London Connecticut. Her husband, Erik, is in the US Navy so of course my magical sister draws both faeries and submarines. She is very talented at what she does and

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