Local artists turn streets into art with Chalk Walk

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Art is being used to transform a park in the Historic Northeast area. This weekend, local artists took part in the Chalk Walk using chalk to turn blank spaces into a beautiful canvas.

Rebecca Koop is the treasure of Northeast Arts KC. "You have children next to a professional artist and they are watching... you see the things going on in their heads that they can do it too. We may be creating some professional artists from an event like this," said Koop.

At Concourse Park, hundreds of families drew faces and messages. One local artist even created a tribute for music icon, Prince.

Scott Hobart has been attending the Chalk Walk with his son for several years. "I learn a lot from him too... it's fun with the kids because they see things the way you've forgotten how to see them sometimes," said Hobart.

The Chalk Walk continues through Sunday evening.