Carved crayons -- now with color!

Both Mark and I have sung the praises of Hoang Tran's hand-carved pop-culture crayons (I have one in my office!).

But Tran has really gone to a new level, adding detail and sparing color not seen in the earlier works. These new pieces are on display in a Tumblr called Wax Nostalgic, and they're magnificent.

Wax Nostalgic (via Super Punch)

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  1. This seems antithetical to the idea of carving things out of crayons– well at least my interpretation of it. They already are a color, why would you color them further? I still think the best ones are the purest and simplest ones.

  2. I'd like to see a black crayon/carbonite version

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