Every week, a strictly anonymous pair of Columbus College of Art & Design seniors (they go by the name Dangerdust) take over a chalkboard in an empty classroom on the third floor of an academic building, leaving painstakinglycrafted illustrated quotes in their wake. The illustrations, which we first spotted on Laughing Squid, run the gamut from a type-heavy Jessica Hische quote to a Bill Cosby quote accompanied by the ultimate TV dad thumbs-up. Sometimes this weekly endeavor takes up to 11 hours, according to the pair of Advertising & Graphic Design students behind the endeavor, but it’s still a refreshing change from the usual grind. “When you’re working on long extended projects for graphic design classes it’s easy to… lose motivation. I think we’re tired of the computer, and [chalking] gives us motivation.” As do their chalkboards.
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