Anything looks cooler in macro. Setting stuff on fire with a blowtorch is rad, for obvious reasons. And even in death, the humble crayon manages to fill us with child-like joy.
Looking for a new and unique way to share your Instagram shots with the world? A company called Color.Works now offers a unique alternative to simply having your digital photos printed: it will instead turn them into elaborate mosaics hand-assembled from thousands of colored crayons.
There’s a moment, before all the crayons are melted and before it devolves into some sort of poisonous stew that people in the past had to eat because that’s all they had to eat, where some of the crayons have not melted and the crayons that have melted have not completely mixed together that this pan of melted…
A melted brick of crayons on a lathe combines everything I love about craftsmanship with everything I remember enjoying about a spirograph. The toys get bigger, but we never really grow up.
This. Is. Oh god. Let's all pop an Ambien and watch Mr. Rogers explain how the Crayola factory line works, friends: Or, if you are like Mr. Rogers, some acid will work too.
Kids have enough of a challenge trying to keep their coloring inside of those lines, so why not throw them a bone when it comes to something like drawing a rainbow? Not only will these tongue-and-groove crayons never roll off a desk and shatter, they actually all connect together letting young artists draw a perfect…
We're all kind of old. It's okay! Happens to everyone. And while our collective childlike wonder at the world has been gradually erased by the realities of Life, there are still a few simple things that wield the power to make us go "Ooooh." Crayons are kind of like that.
What time is it? Crayon Time! Artist HQ Tran carves fictional characters out of Crayolas, and he's been working his way through the cast of Adventure Time.
There's still no robot that can successfully fake unconditional love or a child's innocent laughter. But now, thanks to a team of German tinkerers, there is one that can emulate a child's uninvited wall art.
A long, long time ago, in a land where people had yet to even ponder words like "Reddit" and "Twitter," a bright-eyed arts and crafts company decided to embrace this crazy thing called the information superhighway. The year was 1997, and that company was Crayola. The results are absolutely glorious.
Coloring lets kids practice their motor skills and express their creativity, but could it also help them learn chemistry? These ingenious labels, designed especially for crayons, pairs waxy colors with the chemical compounds that make them.
Today's high-resolution displays mean we don't see pixelated images that often anymore. And let's face it, once the colored pencil enters your life, you rarely pick up a crayon ever again. Except for nostalgia's sake, which these pixelated crayons have in spades.
What is this sorcery? Lego bricks that can draw? It's like, you know, magic. Colorful sweet magic that I want to lick.
On the left, a fine selection of Roseart crayons left in the sun for over 12 hours. Barely a trickle, I'm sure you'll agree. On the right, the damage of just 3.5hours' sun on a pack of Crayolas is evident.
At least that's what the creator of this product hopes your child will say when they get these crayons, which are labeled with the actual chemical used to give each colored wax stick its hue.
Here's an idea I can get behind. Edible crayons! Luxirare created a box of eight colors (flavors?), using household ingredients such as nuts, sesame seeds and melted marshmallow for the white crayon.
He'd been working on them for six years, but John Coker successfully launched his Crayola crayon rockets in the Nevada desert. Only four of the eight worked properly, but they managed to soar to 2,928 feet.