The first in a series of art projects occurring in the Metcalfe Park community over the summer began this week — even if it faced a Monday rain delay.
Artist Quan Caston, who lives in the neighborhood, used sidewalk chalk to sketch out his literacy-themed comic strip about a butterfly and had just begun painting when the rains came. He took his inspiration for his mural from Butterfly Park where it is located.
With the rain, his 12-panel sidewalk mural became a blurry haze of blue and white paint. Undaunted Caston vowed to finish the project when the weather cooperated.