Sunday, March 17th, was St. Patrick's Day, and Chicago decided to celebrate in style by dying their river a bright, BRIGHT shade of green!
This never gets old. The Chicago River goes green to celebrate #StPatricksWeekend. ☘️ (Via @chicagotribune) https://t.co/lHgjVZPooF— Marcus Leshock (@Marcus Leshock)1552781036.0
The river was VERY green.
It was so green, in fact, that many people online thought it might be able to function as a working green screen...and they were right!
A meteorologist can probably do a weather forecast from the Chicago River. It's greener than @nbcbayarea's green sc… https://t.co/ctyDpcQvYE— Kiki Intarasuwan (@Kiki Intarasuwan)1552755614.0
Yes, it really is that green... #Chicago #ChicagoRiver #StPatricksDay https://t.co/m3K9o3eVP0— Suzanne Lynch (@Suzanne Lynch)1552766081.0
YOU: Oh look, they dyed the river green ME, AN ARTIST: Oh look, they dyed the river chroma key green #StPatricksDay https://t.co/PPmquC3VOl— Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh (@Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh)1552838045.0
There's nothing trippier than seeing a river in Chicago become Return of the Jedi.
@TwoClawsMedia @MikeDrucker https://t.co/1nHJqDYIhK— Glen Kamerling (@Glen Kamerling)1552844201.0
Why have I only seen someone green screen the Chicago river NOW. https://t.co/K7n2OQ2oPj— Yee Yee David P 🤠 (@Yee Yee David P 🤠)1552857996.0
The original green screener challenged the internet to create whatever they could with the concept!
Someone with time and resources do a proper one of these. Free joke concept people, it’s *yours*— Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh (@Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh)1552840318.0
The internet did not disappoint...
guys they made the river a green screen heheheheheheh https://t.co/O2xthCUath— tech support™ (@tech support™)1552845301.0
🤪 https://t.co/EFAqTq8yE1— Parker Molloy (@Parker Molloy)1552859320.0
Tired: dyeing the Chicago River green for #StPatricksDay Wired: dyeing the Chicago River the starting lineup for… https://t.co/9V6EXnUKFS— Parker Molloy (@Parker Molloy)1552845604.0
I couldn't resist and did my spin on the Chicago green screen #StPatricksDay river! Thanks for the awesome idea… https://t.co/78HxuUpwPT— Mitra (@Mitra)1552877369.0
Twitter loved the new St. Patty's Day tradition.
@TwoClawsMedia @iyagovos Great now I want to watch Return of the Jedi on a river— d.Av.ID (@d.Av.ID)1552844701.0
@TwoClawsMedia https://t.co/ah83ErTd7x— disgusted dedede (@disgusted dedede)1552878167.0
Others have experimented with the green screen process in the past to amazing effect!
@TwoClawsMedia I like to do this with soccer games.— Jonathan Kimmel (@Jonathan Kimmel)1552838576.0
@jonkimmel Show us!— Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh (@Donnachaidha Ó Chionnaigh)1552840468.0
@TwoClawsMedia https://t.co/DSC9ht3VXb— Jonathan Kimmel (@Jonathan Kimmel)1552846180.0
If there's one thing this St. Patrick's Day has taught us, it's that you should green screen at every available opportunity. No exceptions!
@TwoClawsMedia @mrlxc I can’t get enough of “found” greenscreen— Rose-Marie Holt ✌️💖🌺✊ (@Rose-Marie Holt ✌️💖🌺✊)1552852576.0