Carved crayons of your favourite pop culture characters

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in New Art on Wednesday 9 October 2013

I recently came across Wax Nostalgic, a tumblr page dedicated to carved crayons of some of our favourite pop culture characters such as Darth Vader, R2D2, Zoidberg and Boba Fett. I can’t help but feel nostalgic looking at these carved Crayola crayons. They definitely evoke childhood memories and make you want to use them again. […]

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Christian Faur’s crayon art

Denimu Contributor

By Denimu in New Illustration on Saturday 29 December 2012

Christian Faur’s crayon art exemplifies a unique and exciting new technique. Instead of utilizing traditional medium Faur turns to a material from our childhood: the crayon. He uses individually hand cast wax crayons to explore the complexity of the pixel in digital photography. Using each crayon like a pixel, he arranges thousands upon thousands of colorful handmade crayons into beautiful and elaborate works of art that allude to aspects of Pointillism and digital photography.

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Large scale sculptures made from thousands of crayons

Troy Mattison Hicks Reader Find

By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Art on Tuesday 18 October 2011

Using thousands of large crayons, artist Herb Williams creates a field of sculpture flames for Unwanted Visitor: Portrait of Wildfire at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas.

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Art from melted crayons

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in New Art on Monday 10 October 2011

These unique pieces of art are by Jessica Kerbawy, who arranges crayons on a foam board before melting them with a heat gun. If you love ’em, you can see more of her work on Etsy.

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Winnie Truong

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Wednesday 8 December 2010

Holy hot damn, Canadian artist Winnie Truong makes incredible, large-scale drawings with pencil crayons.

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World Cup crayon carvings

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Friday 18 June 2010

World Cup fever is buzzing right now, and as we all know, the merchandising opportunities associated with such large scale events are endless. The coolest one to date is crayon carver Diem Chau’s collaboration with advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy for Nike’s Write the Future Campaign.

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