Child’s play leads artist to find a whole new way of working… using thousands of wax crayons By Daily Mail Reporter Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1342262/Artist-Christian-Faur-uses-wax-crayons-create-new-kind-painting.html#ixzz1Al0yQXv9   Leave a comment

Christian, from Granville, USA, starts each piece by scanning a photograph and breaking the image down into coloured blocks.

'The individual 'pixels' of wax are precisely packed into specific  locations to produce something that uniquely balances both photography  and sculpture'‘The individual ‘pixels’ of wax are precisely packed into specific locations to produce something that uniquely balances both photography and sculpture’ 

Brown girl
Brown girl's face

The pictures are made up of boxes with crayons tightly packed together

He then places thousands of crayons into a grid – like coloured pixels on a television screen – before packing the finished piece into a wooden frame.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1342262/Artist-Christian-Faur-uses-wax-crayons-create-new-kind-painting.html#ixzz1Al1DnS4c
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Posted January 11, 2011 by annallewellyn in art

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