Do you find yourself inspired by the beauty of EPCOT’s International Festival of the Arts Festival? Check out how you can bring a bit of Disney animation magic to your neighborhood.
International Festival of the Arts
Guests have greatly enjoyed this year’s International Festival of the Arts. Check out my complete review of this AMAZING festival HERE. This is such a fun, immersive festival that allow you to step inside the scenes of iconic paintings. Visiting artists create masterpieces before your very eyes.
We loved viewing the Chalk Art found along the sidewalks between Future World and World Showcase. Various artists lend their talents to creating Although the International Festival of the Arts is “draw”ing to a close, the spark of creativity remains.
Learn to Bring Chalk Art to Life
One chalk artist that was featured at the 2021 International Festival of the Arts was Leigh Alfredson. She created the beautiful Minnie Mouse masterpiece featured above. Alfredson also skillfully created this this beautiful illuminscent version of Joe Gardner from the newest Pixar movie, Soul.
I loved this drawings and found myself wondering how this was even possible. Myself and fellow Disney animator enthusiasts will be delighted to learn that a great educational opportunity is now avaialbe.
Leigh Alfredson, “thechalkteacher”, shares via Instagram, “Not only do I teach street paining (chalk on the pavement), I teach other art forms as well. Let me know what you’d like to learn! Classes starting March 1st!”
There are now 2 exciting learning opportunities for the young and the young at heart to participate in. Central Florida residents may enjoy in-person learning opportunities. Zoom classes will also be available starting March 1st.
“Not only do I teach street paining (chalk on the pavement), I teach other art forms as well. Let me know what you’d like to learn! Classes starting March 1st!Leigh Alfredson, thechalkteacher
Have you enjoyed the chalk drawings at the International Festival of the Arts? Which were your favorites? Will you be signing up for these classes with “thechalkteacher”? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook Page.