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Attribution for these astonishing works has been lost in the compilation process. First, international currency symbols by Diem Chau. (tinyhaus.blogspot...) Second, crayons carved into the 12 symbols of the Chinese zodiac, also by Diem Chau. (boingboing.net/...) Third, ten works by Pete Goldlust. (www.petegoldlust....)
Crayolas came 8 to a package and we used them until all the paper wrapper was gone and they were just stubs.
Christian Faur’s crayon art looks more like a rasturbated photograph than a portrait made of colored crayons. After scanning a photo, Faur breaks the picture down into color blocks. Then he closely aligns thousands of colored crayons to recreate the image. Truly amazing!
Creative Giants - Edwin Binney Though it was Edwin's creative vision to produce crayons as cheap artists' supplies for children, it was Edwin's wife, Alice, who combined two French words to come up with the name "Crayola" - Life after Art