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PHOTOS: Decorations Arrive, Chalk Artists Begin Designs for 2022 International Festival of the Arts at EPCOT

We’re just days away from the start of the 2022 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts, which kicks off this Friday, January 14, and runs through February 21.

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The royal purple flowers flow from the oversized paint tube.

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Figment welcomes guests to the International Festival of the Arts.

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The paint bucket displays the festival hashtag for social media, #ArtfulEpcot.

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Royal Purple Pigment references the original version of “One Little Spark,” where it is included as one of the ingredients Dreamfinder uses to make a Figment.

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Rainbows come out of paint cans to set the stage for the colorful festival.

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Figment is ready to create art with his oversized paintbrush.

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Another colorful Figment banner lines the way into World Showcase.

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Rainbows continue throughout EPCOT, with potted plants on either end.

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The little spark of yellow paint tube appears to be squirting out yellow flowers.

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Chalk Art

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This fan-favorite festival offering has already begun!

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This blank space will soon be filled with stunning chalk art.

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Various chalk artists signed their names on the chalk art sign.

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A couple of chalk artists are already getting started!

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Here you can see some of the outlines the artist will fill in.

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The artist has begun adding color to Goofy’s grinning face.

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Another artist has begun chalking a beautiful blend of blues and white. The artists sit carefully on cardboard or outside the boundaries of their workspace to avoid smudging the art.

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When we swung back by later in the afternoon, the artists had made much progress.

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It looks as though the stunning landscape piece is finished!

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Goofy, Mickey, and Pluto are filled in, but the right half of this piece is still being worked on.

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