When I played with chalk as a kid, I was happy to just make a circle, or if I was feeling especially creative, a triangle. Luckily, people far more talented than me have taken the colorful sticks and used them to create impressive works of gaming-themed art.
The gallery below features characters and worlds from some of the most popular video games (including titles from Nintendo’s noteworthy The Legend of Zelda series, the physics-breaking Portal, and the block-falling puzzler Tetris) brought to life thanks to the power of chalk.
Gaming characters and worlds brought to life by the magic of colored chalk.
3D Tetris chalk art Reddit user PunchyMcSkeletor.
Chalk art featuring Gordon Freeman and Alyx Vance from Valve’s Half-Life 2.
Okami-themed chalk art.
Ocarina of Time chalk art by artist Eric Maruscak.
3D Pac-Man chalk art by artist Leon Keer.
Portal-themed chalk art.
3D Shaun White chalk art by artist Tracy Lee Stum.
The world’s fastest hedgehog is forced to remain motionless.
Midna from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
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