sidewalk artist

sidewalk artist
1. an artist who draws pictures on the sidewalk, esp. with colored chalk, as a means of soliciting money from passers-by.
2. an artist working in the streets, who draws portraits of passing individuals who sit for quick sketches executed in charcoal or pastel.

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