Posts Tagged ‘crayons’

Photo Series Illustrates Crayon Colors by Using the Objects They’re Named After

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Crayola Crayons — the tools with which many a toddler has decorated many a refrigerator door — all have interesting real-world names. Some strange colors like ‘Flesh’ have been understandably renamed. But many equally interesting colors have remained staples in the coloring world, and it’s these colors that photographer Daniel Seung Lee and art director Dawn Kim set out to capture in their collaborative series Crayola Theory. Read more…

Photographs Recreated Using Crayons

Using a novel technique he developed himself, artist Christian Faur turns photographs into giant prints created by using crayons as pixels. When exhibited, the size and three-dimensional nature of the work make for an interesting viewing experience for visitors. The space appears to be full of photographs, but the images turn into abstract and colorful sculptures as the visitor gets closer. Each piece is composed of hundreds of crayons of different colors.
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