Father fills sidewalk with Disney art for ‘Chalk Walk’ to cheer up neighborhood during coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Father fills sidewalk with chalk art to cheer up neighborhood

LUTZ, Fla. — Many people are staying holed up, not going out and socializing with friends because of the coronavirus lockdown.

But one father in Lutz, Florida, is doing his part to cheer up not only his family but his entire neighborhood. All it took was time and chalk.

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Brian Morris, who is a construction manager and in his spare time, an artist, broke out the sidewalk chalk and created a “Chalk Walk” filled with Disney characters, WFTS reported.

He started originally by just drawing some common koi on the driveway as a way to pass time with his daughters. Then his wife suggested they expand the canvas and palette to the sidewalk, WFTS reported.

Wanted to grab these from our personal page and have them posted on my actual art sIte as well.

Posted by Studio M Art on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Neighbors also joined in adding their own touches to the sidewalk, Morris said on his Facebook page.

ONE OF OUR NEIGHBORS have also been at it, adding to the Chalk Walk. So great and just had to share. Her post was not...

Posted by Studio M Art on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Sadly, like all sidewalk chalk art, it’s succumbed to Mother Nature, who reset the canvas and wiped away the hard work with some rain. But Morris said new supplies were coming in and there will be good weather ahead.

Well the last two days, Mother Nature has started her dirty work and began clearing my canvas (much needed rain though...

Posted by Studio M Art on Thursday, April 16, 2020