Artists ‘Chalk the Walk’ at the Oceanfront

Chalk the Walk in Virginia Beach on July 12, 2014. (WAVY News)
Chalk the Walk in Virginia Beach on July 12, 2014. (WAVY News)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – The Virginia Beach boardwalk became a canvas of color over the weekend. About 200 artists took over the boardwalk between 15th and 17th streets for this year’s Chalk the Walk.

Each artist drew a four-by-four foot chalk drawing. They were competing for prizes awarded for the top drawings in three categories.

“At first I wasn’t sure what I was going to draw and then I thought, ‘oh I’ll draw Mikey because he is adorable, everybody loves him, and he is the easiest one to draw for me.’ And then I thought, ‘oh since we’re going to be at the beach, why not draw him at the beach,’” said chalk artist Michelle Singler.

The theme this year was “Superhero Superstars.”

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