You’ve always wanted to pull a Mary Poppins and pop into a chalk picture for the day.  Well, you can’t exactly enter these mind-bending, 3D chalk drawings, but it’s a close second.  Grab your kiddo and check out these 18 incredible sidewalk chalk arts that’ll make you do a double (or triple!) take.

Butterflies – Josh Maxwell

Thanks to the magic of Josh Maxwell, these butterflies are literally flying off the pavement! This neat sidewalk chalk art was drawn for the Cleveland Musem of Art in 2010. Psst! The secret here is this: the butterflies are pre-drawn and propped up with a stand. Click here to see how it was done!

Can you believe that these drawings are not actually 3D? “Like” this story if your mind was blown! 

— Christal Yuen