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After the Rains

  This spring has sure been wet for the Northern California area which is home for Drawing on Earth. Our big year long elementary school chalk drawing project has begun again. Drawing on Earth is collaborating with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District Education Foundation to chalk draw on 30 elementary school playgrounds which involves 15,000 kids. It's a crazy awesome experience! We have drawn at 13 schools so far, the last one being the largest in the district and the largest we have ever worked with 850 kids over 2 days. There is so much to share about this, for now we'll just show some images. In the bigger picture we are weaving a story about a [...]

A Year of Drawing on Playgrounds

Buy us some Chalk so we can Draw on the Earth. PLEASE DONATE NOW Drawing on Earth is working in collaboration with theMt Diablo Unified School District Education Foundation. The Education Foundation recently received funding to have more Art in elementary schools, they heard about me through word of mouth (it's a great story I'll tell sometime). With added funding from the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation we are a go to chalk draw at all 31 elementary schools, which is 15,000 kids. We have drawn on 10 playgrounds so far. Drawing on Earth, our 501c3 non profit that "passionately connect art and creativity to youth and communities around the world" is supplying the chalk for the project - that's [...]

Holbrook Language Academy Jets

Holbrook Language Academy Elementary School - Concord CA We just visited Holbrook Elementary School recently and had so much fun. Principal Marga Marshall was great, she even ordered out for pizza at lunch.  Drawing on Earth has been invited to chalk draw on 30 elementary school playgrounds for this school year. The project is funded by the Mt. Diablo Unified School District Education Foundation - thank you so much! A beautiful alignment of values and commitments with Drawing on Earth - investing creatively and wisely into our youth and community for a better future for everyone. And we got a chance to try out our new camera drone - a Mavic Air. We'll post videos soon - so [...]

Another School Year Begins

In our last post we announced a new Guinness World Record Attempt for the World's Largest Illustrated Story. It would of been created on 30 elementary school playgrounds with over 15,000 kids over this school year. Well GWR declined are attempt. "Unfortunately, after thoroughly reviewing your application with members of our research team, we are afraid to say that we cannot accept your proposal as a Guinness World Records title. Our team of expert Records Managers receive thousands of new record proposals every year from all over the world which are carefully assessed to establish if they meet our stringent criteria. Every record verified by Guinness World Records must be measurable by a single superlative, verifiable, standardisable, breakable and [...]

New Guinness World Record Attempt

Ten years ago we set a Guinness World Record for the Largest Chalk Drawing (Pavement Art). We covered 90,000 sq. ft (8,360 sq. meters) with chalk, almost 2 football fields. We had 6,000 people help (over 4,000 elementary school kids from Alameda CA), it took us 2 weeks, and we got a satellite to photograph the artwork. And now we have already begun a new Guinness World Record for the World's Largest Illustrated Story. It will be created on 33 elementary school playgrounds in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District in collaboration with the MDUSD Education Foundation, over the next year, involving 15,000 elementary school kids, and approx. 2,000 community members. The MDUSD Education Foundation heard about Drawing [...]

Things Are Happening

Wow... we haven't posted in awhile, too many good things have been happening and it's now time to update the wonderful world of creative expression with kids and the community. Drawing on Earth has visited 5 elementary school in the last 2 month - that's a record. Here is an image from each school. Next blog will say more. Wren Elementary Valhalla Elementary Franklin Elementary Canoas Elementary Ayres Elementary MLW Founder and Creative Director of DoE  

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