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Crayon Fire Sculptures by Herb Williams

October 13, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Artist Herb Williams is one of the only people in the world to have an account with Crayola. I imagine him whipping out his cell phone, speed dialing Crayola Headquarters and saying “I need 40,000 Screamin’ Greens and 20,000 Tickle Me Pinks. Tonight.” I’m not sure if that’s exactly how it works, but lets go with it.

This latest work by Williams, Unwanted Visitor: Portrait of Wildfire, just opened at the National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. The five swirling flames made of thousands of crayons are meant to resemble the recent wildfires that ravaged the state several weeks ago. Over time, the sculptures themselves will be ravaged by the hot Texas heat, and will gradually begin to melt, turning the already brilliant color gradation into a dripping, gooey mess. Awesome right? The project began as a small proof-of-concept on Kickstarter only a month ago and is now open to the public at NRHC. Special thanks to Emily Arellano, Herb Williams, and photographer Ashton Thornhill who captured the images above. (via kelly podzemny)

 

 



Design

Crayon LEGO Dudes

July 4, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Love this set of 8 hand-poured crayons made to look like LEGO men. Looks like there’s a few sets left over at folsky.com (via svpply)

Traveling today, posting will be regrettably light!

 

 



Art

Crayon sculptures by Diem Chau

April 16, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Wonderfully detailed sculptures carved from crayons and pencils by artist Diem Chau. (via beautiful decay)

 

 



Art

Christian Faur’s Crayons

November 17, 2010

Christopher Jobson

New work from artist Christian Faur who turns thousands of hand-cast crayons into pixels. See lots more over on Flavorwire. (via bb)