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Joyful Crayon Sculptures That I Carve After Spending All Day Taking 911 Calls
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Art6 years ago

Joyful Crayon Sculptures That I Carve After Spending All Day Taking 911 Calls

Over the past year I’ve carved and sculpted crayons into characters and designs, mostly just using a dental scraper and alcohol lamp. All of them are made 100% from crayon, with extra color being added using melted wax from other crayons. For me crayons are a naturally appealing medium. Art is about taking what people know and subverting their expectations so they can see something in a different way.

I take 911 calls for a living. On many days that means I hear some of the worst things one human can do to another. The crayons I carve serve as a counterpoint to that. That’s why so many of them are pop culture characters or references. I try to carve things that are innocent and joyful, things that people have fond memories of.

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I mostly use dental scraper and alcohol lamp

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DaisyAppreciation
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4 years ago

I have never seen anything like this. Really interesting!

NorwegianTravelers
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6 years ago

Love the beatles!!! Amazing photos

JoJoTheModern
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6 years ago

This is awesome, you have so much patience to carve such detail into such a medium.

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DaisyAppreciation
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4 years ago

I have never seen anything like this. Really interesting!

NorwegianTravelers
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6 years ago

Love the beatles!!! Amazing photos

JoJoTheModern
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6 years ago

This is awesome, you have so much patience to carve such detail into such a medium.

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