Origin of crayon
OTHER WORDS FROM crayoncray·on·ist, noun
Words nearby crayon
How to use crayon in a sentence
Crawford, the second commanding officer, a few minutes earlier had come to give us some coloring paper and crayons.
Half of Blade Wynne’s drawings are in pencil and the others in crayon, a natural medium for someone who teaches second-graders.In the galleries: Works of art emerge via waking up with a word in mind|Mark Jenkins|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
In fact their approach has as much in common with “style transfer” techniques — redrawing images in an impressionistic, crayon and arbitrary other fashions — than with deepfakes as they are commonly understood.
I felt it when as a child I picked out the crayons that I thought most closely resembled my skin tone and my father’s and felt great relief that they were, at least, both brown.I Didn't Consider My Marriage Interracial. But I Wasn't Being Totally Honest With Myself|Naima Coster|March 4, 2021|Time
That experience of aroma-evoked memory became known as the Proust phenomenon, familiar to anyone who’s lost track of the present after burying their nose in a box of crayons.Aromas can evoke beloved journeys — or voyages not yet taken|Jen Rose Smith|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Consider a song like “Crayon” by G-Dragon, a member of the boy band Big Bang.
A crude label, written in red crayon and held on with tape, read , “Friedrich Wilhelm Ier, der Soldaten König.”
He examined the other coffins, each with its crude red crayon label held on with tape.
He opens a letter from his daughter, scrawled in uneven crayon: “Dear Daddy, can I come see you soon?”
At six, I told my mother - proudly and with half-eaten crayon on my face - that "children were yucky and dogs were better."Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
This crayon "enlargement" presented John with very black skin and spotless white hair.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
He used a machine called a physionotrace which enabled him to make profile drawing in white chalk and in crayon.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
One certain stroke of the crayon is worth a hundred lines, each approaching the right one.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
And with a crayon he made drawings on the wainscot of the room.Art in England|Dutton Cook