Artist Creates Chalk Drawings About Social Distancing Featuring Disney Characters

The series showcases Rapunzel, Nemo, and Sleeping Beauty among others, and we couldn’t relate more.

I think that most of us would agree that we could use a little smile these days. We are dealing with a situation that can be stressful, to say the least, so any opportunity we have to turn the tide of our emotions is a welcome event. One of the ways that we can do so is by looking at these recent drawings that were found on a Florida sidewalk. They were created with paint or chalk and they share messages that are sure to inspire.

The sidewalk chalk art is being done by a Florida artist who happens to love Disney. She is putting together her thoughts on the concrete and it shows just how many of us feel during this time.

As a resident of the Orlando area, Casey Drake is more than familiar with the Disney characters. She brings some to life on the sidewalk in front of her with plenty of colors and a little humor. Casey and her two-year-old were following the stay-at-home orders when they decided to get started with the sidewalk series.

“We were kind of cooped up in the house, so we came outside and I had some sidewalk chalk for my daughter. I drew a little Olaf for her on the sidewalk,” she told the Orlando Sentinel. “Other neighbors started commenting on it, then I started doing more and more, and then it became kind of a daily tradition.”

Here’s one of the drawings:

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Hank is here to remind you to wash your hands (or arms?) for at least 20 seconds frequently throughout the day! Stay safe out there people. @crayola . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #streetart #art #chalkthewalk #chalkart #disney #pixar #findingdory #washyourhands #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando #crayola @crayola @michaelsstores @disney @pixarfindingdory @pixar

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The drawings are shared by Drake on social media so anyone can enjoy having a smile during this time.

Here is a message from Disney’s Rapunzel you are sure to appreciate:

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Today's chalk art brought to you by Rapunzel. The queen of social distancing. @crayola . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #art #chalkthewalk #chalk #chalkart #disney #tangled #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #socialdistancing #orlando @crayola @michaelsstores @disney @tangledseriestv

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When you are missing your friends, you might just think about finding Nemo:

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Sounds about right. Stay safe out there, people! . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #crayola #sayitcolorfully #michaelsstores #makeitwithmichaels #chalk #chalkthewalk #chalkart #coronart #orlandodoesntsuck #orlando #winterpark #florida #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #disneyplus #disney #selftaughtartist #disneyland #washyourhands #target #disneylandhongkong #disneylandparis #findingnemo #findingdory #pixar #socialdistancing #fisharefriendsnotfood #maitland

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Perhaps you just want to sleep until it’s all over, which is where Sleeping Beauty comes in:

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Today's was quick because my children are chaos incarnate and it's a million degrees outside. . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #streetart #art #chalkthewalk #chalk #chalkart #disney #sleepingbeauty #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando @crayola @disney @michaelsstores

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These drawings are “The Five Stages of Quarantine” that use characters from “Inside out.” The first stage is fear:

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Today's is part 1 of a 5 part series. The Stages of Quarantine. Stage 1: Fear . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #streetart #art #chalkthewalk #chalkart #disney #pixar #insideout #fear #purel #cloroxwipes #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando @crayola @michaelsstores @disney @pixarinsideout @pixar

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Stage 2 is sadness:

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Stage 2 of Quarantine: Sadness. I got to watch a rocket launch while drawing today which was a nice bonus! . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #streetart #art #chalkthewalk #chalkart #chalk #disney #pixar #insideout #sadness #momlife #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando @crayola @michaelsstores @disney @pixarinsideout @pixar

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Stage 3 is Disgust:

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Stage 3 of Quarantine: Disgust I thought this was fitting since I'm going to brave cutting my own hair tonight. 😬 . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #streetart #art#chalkthewalk #chalk #chalkart #disney #pixar #insideout #disgust #haircut #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando #orlandoflorida @crayola @mindykaling @michaelsstores @disney @pixarinsideout @pixar

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Stage 4 is Anger:

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Quarantine Stage 4: Anger. Stay home, stay safe! . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #sayitcolorfully #art #chalkthewalk #chalk #chalkart #streetart #momlife #disney #pixar #insideout #anger #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando @crayola @michaelsstores @disney @pixarinsideout @pixar

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Finally you get to stage 5, which is joy.

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Stage 5 of Quarantine: Joy. There are a lot of things to be joyful about, even right now. Although I will be truly joyful as soon as I can eat a Dole Whip and ride Space Mountain. My daughter Finn added her contribution next to Bing Bong. (Also, I realized too late that for yesterday's I actually wrote "phase" instead of "stage" 🤦) . . . . . #caseydrakemakes #streetart #art #sayitcolorfully #crayola #disney #pixar #insideout #joy #bingbong #disneyworld #disneyland #chalkthewalk #chalk #chalkart #quarantinelife #quarantine2020 #quarantine #orlando #momlife #disneylife #disneygram @Disney @michaelsstores @crayola @pixar @pixarinsideout

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I’m sure we would all agree that we needed this smile today. I’m also sure we are all looking forward to stage 5.