Have Crayons, Will Build: Herb Williams @ Oz, Nashville

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 14, 2014
The OZ in Nashville is getting set to showcase Herb Williams' crayon sculptures in a one-night exhibition, "Personal Best" on March 20, 2014. As the gallery notes, "Although Herb Williams works with many different mediums and materials, he is one of the only individuals in the world with an account at Crayola. He creates original sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of individual crayons, and he’s earned accolades for these sculptures through Ripley’s and The Guinness Book of World Records. ...

Herb Williams' Tree of 75,000 Crayons

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 18, 2012
Herb Williams is known as a master crayon artist, and he is now the maker of a 75,000 crayon tree at the Nashville International Airport. Created through the Art in the Airport program, is over 7 feet tall and 15 long. A spectrum is covered, that is for sure. 

Portraits From Crayons: The Work of Christian Faur

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 08, 2012
It is one thing to draw portraits with crayons, and it is another thing to arrange the tips of crayons in such a way as to create a photorealistic portrait. Christian Faur does the latter, where he arranges the tips of crayons, stacked straight up, into pixel-like compositions that act as portraits. The results are quite impressive.

The Crayon Wildfire Installation by Herb Williams

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 15, 2011
Definitely not the Herb Williams who played center for the New York Knicks. This Herb Williams has created a full Crayon fire installation, where he has shaped various Crayons in the shape of flames. There are some progress pieces after the jump . . .

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