Christian Faur's Crayon Pixel-Art

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It's amazing what some people can creatively do with everyday objects, and Christian Faur has recently dropped my jaw ... He makes pixel-art out of crayons, No not drawing with them, but using them stacked in a tray to make a picture.

My earliest memories of making art involve the use of wax crayons. I can still remember the pleasure of opening a new box of crayons: the distinct smell of the wax, the beautifully colored tips, everything still perfect and unused. Using the first crayon from a new box always gave me a slight pain. Through a novel technique that I have developed, I again find myself working with the familiar form of the crayon.

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i've seen his stuff in person at the sofa (sculptural objects functional art) convention in chicago. they really are beautiful. however, his pieces with the colored crayons used almost like "polka-dots" throughout the picture annoy me. when used as lines, not so much.
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I can't tell if he's good or not. Depends on whether he is 'cheating' or not. His comments don't say.

It looks like he's scanned a photo, and a computer has told him exactly where to put which shade of crayola.

However, if he's doing this with his own eye and a bit of patience, then that would be more impressive to me.

Anyway, I like the one with the bees.
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