Pop Culture Carved Crayons By Hoang Tran Will Color You Excited.

Pop Culture Carved Crayons

Although not the first artist to carve images from Crayola crayons, Hoang Tran of Sunnyvale, carves his in even more detailed likenesses than our other favorite Crayon carver, Diem Chau, and adds painted details. And since he is lesser known, his are actually available for purchase at an affordable price. (more…)

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The Alphabet & Northwest Native Flora and Fauna Carved Into Crayons by Diem Chau.

Crayons Carved as Native Northwest Flora and Fauna

In honor of her gallery showing at the G. Gibson Gallery in Seattle, artist Diem Chau has carved yet another amazing set of crayons. This time, it’s the complete alphabet along with flora and fauna (and a person or two) corresponding to each of the 26 letters and all related to the Great Northwest. (more…)

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Star Wars Carved Crayons; Darth, Chewbacca, C3PO and StormTrooper


above: photo by Mark Merlot.

Although these carved crayons were not made by Diem Chau, whose many crayola sculptures I’ve shared with you in the past, the Star Wars Crayolas were made by Steve Thompson and have been featured on many a geek and sci-fi blog. If you haven’t seen them, here’s a good look: (more…)

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Diem Chau’s Crayons Carved As The 12 Chinese Zodiacs

Chinese Zodiac Carved Crayons by Diem Chau
above: individually hand carved crayons that represent the 12 symbols of the Chinese Zodiac.

I can’t seem to get enough of the very talented Diem Chau‘s unusual work. While her porcelain work is amazing, it’s her carved crayola crayons that continue to blow me away. (more…)

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