My Weekly Flickr, 3D Street Painting and Tracy Lee Stum
Last month My Weekly Flickr was kind enough to invite me over to Yahoo Studios New York for an interview about my life as a 3D street painter and………..I am uber happy to announce that it just posted on Yahoo! Check out the links for the full story – article, video and lots & lots of 3D street painting pics from my Flickr Photostream.
Thanks to Ameya and everyone at My Weekly Flickr for believing in my work and for a really terrific experience! I love speaking about my profession (my passion really) and sharing this art form with others around the world. My 15 minutes has now been extended to 30 and I’m just wowed to be enjoying this awesome ride.’
3d Chalk Art / 3d Street Painting made it’s Hollywood style debut on the Hallmark Channel’s new Emmy nominated morning show ‘ Home & Family’ this past week. I was invited down to the Universal Studios lot to tape a segment for the May 6 program, which showcased a street painting I created specifically for the broadcast.
My image portrayed Hollywood legend, Rita Hayworth, lounging by a pool in classic Hollywood pin-up style – black and white against a bright blue pool. The work was completed in a short 9 hours (in 100+ temperatures!) and certainly was a hit with the crew of the show.
Hosts Mark & Christina were delightful and fun – they know how to have a good time on and off camera. Best part of the experience was meeting the entire staff at H & F, who really went above and beyond to make sure I was well taken care of. Thank you Jessica and team!
The good news is that apparently my segment was such a hit that they’ve asked me back for another episode! I really enjoy being in front of the camera now (not so when I was younger) as I love telling people about 3D street painting. That being said, the next segment will be a hands on with Mark & Christina getting down and dirty on the pavement too. Not to be missed – details of airing times posting soon!
One of the best rewards of being a 3D street painter is being appreciated and recognized by your peers, fans, colleagues and enthusiasts. That being said I’m pleased to announce that my work has been included in a new book that’s just been published: ‘Exceptional Eye Tricks’ by Brad Honeycutt; Imagine! Publishing.
The book includes chapters like Ambiguous Illusions, Composite Illusions and Topsy-Turvy Illusions (!) It’s sure to be an interesting read as it’s packed full with great pictures of amazing types of illusions from artists all over the world.
It’s terrific to see 3D street painting being recognized and included with other illusionist art forms. Check it out on Amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/Exceptional-Eye-Tricks-Brad-Honeycutt/dp/193614073X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1368056945&sr=8-1&keywords=exceptional+eye+tricks
I recently returned from 3D street painting in Taiwan, where Team 3D and I created a terrific piece in Taipei for trendy home furnishing giant, HOLA! Invited to design a piece to promote the launch of HOLA’s spring collection, I designed an image that embodied the color and whimsy of their product line. The art depicted two stuffed animals enjoying a tea party, inviting viewers more…
The Future is Here, 3D Street Painting 4D Augmented Reality
Moving forward in innovative and exciting directions with 3D street painting has always been a priority in my work as a professional artist. Recently I had the terrific opportunity to exercise those values when I was approached by Cadillac to create 4 distinct 3D street painting installations in 4 major US cities, which were then paired with 4D Augmented Reality technology – for an innovative approach to marketing and advertising applications using 3D street painting 4D augmented reality.
The 3D Street Painting augmented reality events proved extremely successful in that the social media statistics were off the charts – close to 1 million impressions from this campaign alone! Check out this amazing video on how it worked on site – from 3d street painting, to app to viewer interface. Not only were the viewers wowed by our illusionistic art, they were then really impressed with the application showing the new ATS navigating the same terrain in the iPad as had been seen in the ATS vs. the World commercials, brought right to their own cities.
For more information on how you can get involved in 3D street painting with 4D creations using Augmented Reality & Animation, contact us at:email@example.com or Call Justin Sudds at 604-734-5945
I’m very excited and pleased to announce that I will be showcasing the very best in 4d street painting at the inaugural Bienal del Sur en Panama, which opens April 15 in beautiful Panama City. This international exhibition, host to over 200 artists from around the globe, is shaping up to be a major player on the contemporary art circuit.
Organized by Roxana Mendez de Obarrio, Mayor of Panama City, in partnership with Luz Botero, Advisor for the Promotion of Arts and Culture, this event is entitled ‘Summoning Worlds’ and focuses on “exploring ways to transform the city and its surroundings in a certain manner, actually involving the spectators in a constant dialogue and interaction with these structural practices. Such interventions shall be oriented towards logical and participatory processes, to work projects involving the public, towards proposals of access to technology and to present forms of communication in a temporary habitat of artistic experiences.”
The opening of the show will be April 15 and will extend through May, 2013. Luminaries such as Zaha Hadid & ROA will be participating, with artists representing the best in architecture, more…
What’s a giant blue whale and 3d chalk art have in common?
Initially not much, but in this case the two collided this past week in downtown Los Angeles to announce the Blue Ray 3D & DVD launch of the fantastic film, Life of Pi. Coming off of the Academy Awards with 11 nominations and 4 wins, including Best Director for Mr. Ang Lee, this film is a visual stunner and certainly one that I felt would be a lot of fun to tackle in a street art format. That notion became reality when 20th Century Fox commissioned me to take a scene from the film and recreate it as an interactive 3d street painting at LA Live.
Life of Pi follows Pi Patel, a young man on a fateful voyage who, after a spectacular disaster, is marooned on a lifeboat with the only other survivor, a fearsome 450 lb. Bengal Tiger named Richard Parker. Hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery, Pi and his majestic companion make an amazing and unexpected connection.
The streetpainting was completed in 2.5 days and was sized at @ 15′ x 35′. Team 3D consisted of myself, streetpainter pal Julio Jimenez and LA artist Karl Strömberg. Team 3D associate Jon Nelson was on hand for social media assist on launch day, which proved to be great fun, inviting LA Live visitors over to get a free photo of themselves interacting with the painting. It certainly was a hit – everyone exclaimed on how cool the whale scene was in the film!
Just coming off of the Academy Awards with 4 Oscars to it’s name, ‘Life of Pi’ proved to be a visual powerhouse and mesmerizing cinematic achievement for 20th Century Fox. To celebrate the DVD launch of this hit film I’ll be drawing up one of the iconic scenes from the picture at LA Live / Staples Center complex in Los Angeles, March 10 – 12 as 3d street art.
If you’re in the LA area, come by to check out the 3d street painting emerge out of the center plaza!
OFFICIAL MEDIA RELEASE:
World’s Foremost Interactive 3D Street Artist Recreates Iconic Scene from LIFE OF PI as 3D Chalk Art
Artist Tracy Lee Stum will create the work of art at L.A. LIVE over four days culminating on the Blu-ray and DVD release date for LIFE OF PI
WHO: Internationally recognized American chalk/street artist Tracy Lee Stum brings her spectacular interactive 3D street drawing to L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles as she pays tribute to
Life of Pi, in honor of the March 12 home entertainment release.
WHAT: Beginning on March 9, Tracy will begin drawing this incredible image at L.A. LIVE in her own signature style with the final touches of the 3D street drawing being finished on Tuesday, March 12.
WHEN: Sunday, March 10 – Tuesday, March 12
Tracy Lee Stum will be on hand throughout the day from 11:00am to 8:00pm creating the 3D chalk art and will be available for on-camera interviews to discuss her creative process
The afternoon of Tuesday, March 12 will be best time for interviews and to get fantastic shots of the final rendering.
WHERE: L.A. LIVE (outside of ESPN Zone L.A. LIVE and directly across the street from STAPLES Center)
777 Chick Hearn Ct.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Some people insist that size does matter! Well if that’s the case, street painters in south Florida should be pretty darn happy. Big asphalt, big crowds, big fun. That about sums up last weekends events in lovely Lake Worth, Florida, where I participated as a featured artist in the 19th edition of the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival.
It was hot, sunny and only rained briefly (sudden rain is typical in Florida this time of year) – perfect conditions for a chalk festival. I decided on a 3D image of Machu Picchu, which I had the good fortune of visiting in 2012. I had these terrific photos on my iPad that I had taken at the site so I used those on a free-hand design that seemed perfect for my piece of asphalt. Easy, no stress, pure flow – just the way I like it!
This festival combines art, food, music and entertainment for the entire Palm Beach county and southern Florida. Crowds upwards of 100,000 show up annually to check out the hundreds of more…
Many of you may know that I am a real advocate for eduction, especially when it comes to my art form – 3d street painting. I’ve created a free ‘How To’ video – for those interested in learning the basics of 3d work which can be easily accessed on the home page of my website – as well as an easy to use e-book on the topic. These are great tools for anyone hoping to get started in the world of 3d street painting.
But my real love lies in direct appearance workshops, where I can freely interact with more…