August 21, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 3/15/2013

"The turtles just popped into my head."

-- Bridget "BK" Lyons

Bridget "BK" Lyons chose her chalks, tarp, Aquanet and model photo in preparation to bring to life two beautiful sea turtles on the sidewalks of Hyde Park Village in Tampa.

It will be her third time participating in the Chalk Walk, an annual art competition hosted by the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts.

"The turtles just popped into my head," she said. "I always do an original piece and the more color the better."

She'll be one of 40 artists gathering at W Swann Avenue and S Dakota Street at 8 a.m. Friday to begin transferring their fever dreams and recreations of masterpieces to the difficult medium of sidewalk.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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