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3D Super Mario Chalk Art

Chris Carlson Creates Nintendo Characters That Pop Out of the Ground

— June 28, 2012 — Art & Design
Artist Chris Carlson creates an amazing portrait of Super Mario that's made entirely from chalk.

The process is recorded in a time-lapse video recording from the very beginning of the piece's creation. The three-dimensional illusion makes it look as if Mario is hopping off the ground. The three minute time-lapse video shows a rapid pace of the process, but it took Carlson roughly 11 hours of hard work and dedication to complete.

This anamorphic chalk art was created in Denver, Colorado. At the beginning of the process, viewers can see Carlson's precision and meticulous detailing. Geometric lines were used as a starting point, which eventually was erased and replaced by a pixelated 3D Super Mario.
Trend Themes
1. Anamorphic Chalk Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore the potential of anamorphic chalk art in advertising campaigns or public installations.
2. Time-lapse Art Videos - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create captivating time-lapse videos showcasing the creation process of various art forms for marketing purposes.
3. 3D Illusion Art - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop interactive 3D illusion art installations that engage and captivate audiences in public spaces or events.
Industry Implications
1. Advertising - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Utilize anamorphic chalk art techniques in advertising campaigns to create memorable and attention-grabbing visuals.
2. Film and Video Production - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Produce high-quality time-lapse art videos to showcase the creative process and attract a wider audience.
3. Art Installations - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create 3D illusion art installations for galleries, museums, and public spaces to provide unique and immersive experiences.
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