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!
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....)
Diem Chau Crayon Sculptures | Great example of what an original artist can create when they think outside the box. Her fantastic little sculptures feature animals, people, and plant life. Some even include more than one color. Abduzeedo has compiled this great roundup of some of her work.
Melt crayons in cool shapes: melt au bain marie in an old can, then pour into mould, let cool