christian faur: crayon portraits
christian faur: crayon portraits christian faur: crayon portraits
sep 03, 2009

christian faur: crayon portraits

‘true color series girl 1’ by christian faur, 2008 american artist christian faur uses hand-cast wax crayons as pixels to create vivid images. faur arrived at the series through pushing the boundries of material limitations. rather than using the crayons to draw with, he uses the object itself as small points of colour like a pointillist painting. each work is composed of a small box filled with rows and rows of crayons. when viewed from up close the works appear to be a random collection of colours, but as the viewer distances themselves form the piece, the image depicted reveals itself more clearly. faur has also developed a method of representing the english alphabet through colours, which can be seen intermittently on some of the works. ‘true color series girl 1’ (detail) by christian faur, 2008

‘true color series girl 1’ (detail) by christian faur, 2008

‘untitled 650’ by christian faur, 2006

‘where the sidewalk ends’ by christian faur, 2008

‘poppies’ by christian faur, 2007

‘charlie’ by christian faur, 2007

‘above the waves’ by christian faur, 2007

‘mortgage on the future’ by christian faur, 2006

‘the dance 1’ by christian faur, 2006

  • dude wow

    tomeb says:
  • this is wicked, yet the first image freaked me out because it looks like a ghost or something. And now I wont be able to sleep. I want to cry. And wet myself.

    modular says:
  • wow

    hala says:

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