Innovative Crayon Art

Ever wonder what to do with those old crayons you don’t use anymore. Below are a few people who have found new, artistic and interesting ways to use crayons. Check out my top four picks for innovative crayon artists and how to create your own innovative crayon art.

My Top Four Picks for Innovative Crayon Artists

1. Photographs Composed of Crayons by Christian Faur
http://www.christianfaur.com/

Christian Faur Crayon Art

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Christian Faur
“Christian Faur’s crayon art exemplifies a unique and exciting new technique. Instead of utilizing traditional medium such as oil paint, pastels, or watercolors, Faur turns to a material from our childhood: the crayon. Faur works with this familiar object in a novel way. Using crayons like pixels, 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.”-Info From http://www.christianfaur.com/


2. Herb Williams

Herb Williams

Herb Williams works with many different mediums and materials, Herb is one of the only individuals in the world with an account with Crayola. He creates original sculptures out of individual crayons that may require as many as hundreds of thousands. Mr. Williams artwork hold records with Ripley’s and Guinness . His sculptures have been placed in public arenas, such as children’s hospitals, corporate lobbies, museum walls, and the White House. -Info From http://www.herbwilliamsart.com/#/bio/4575695378

3. Pete Goldlust
Pete Goldlust Carved Crayons
Pete Goldlust is an artist from Arizona he carves into crayons to create unique, colorful sculptures. For more info go to: http://petegoldlust.com/statement.html

4. Don Marco
Don Marco Crayon Artist River Elk Artwork
“Don Marco was born in Northern Minnesota in the late 1920’s. His interest in art was evident even before starting school. As a young adult in the Army Air Corp, he began his life’s career in Air Traffic Control, which continued until his retirement from Honolulu International Airport in 1973.Much of his spare time was spent as a professional artist. Before retirement, Don started developing a technique to create fine art using Crayola Crayons. Shortly after retiring he published his first print. Living in Southern California,his work was in demand including commissions from Burt Reynolds and a one-man show at his Dinner Theater in Florida.”-Info From: http://www.themastercrayonartist.com/shop/aboutdon.aspx

How to Create Your Own Innovative Crayon Art
Below are a few videos I found on YouTube that contain ideas on what to do with old crayons to create your very own crayon art.

Here is a website that contains “What to do with Crayons: 35 Uses for Crayons:
http://handsonaswegrow.com/35-kid-activities-with-crayons/

Posted on June 23, 2013, in Art, Creative, Creativity, innovative, Inspire, Sculpture and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Nice article! Thanks for visiting my blog 🙂

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