Wednesday, 30 March 2011


Today I bought some crayola markers. I have a bunch already, but they're the small ones and not so good at colouring in big surfaces. 

So here are my beautiful new big markers!

Crayola art supplies have a very special place in my heart. I'm from Lindsay, where once upon a time, the Crayola factory resided. Every year they'd have a big warehouse sale, where they sold pretty much all of their unpackaged goods for a really cheap price. I remember waking up at 4am with my mom to drive into town and camp out in line for the sale. It was so worth it; buying craft supplies to me then was like buying make-up and dresses and shoes now. 

The actual factory is no longer in Lindsay now, but Crayola merch. is still packaged and distributed there. See: 

I don't think they have the Crayola sale any more, though. Ahhh, those were good times. 

I took a picture of this because I didn't know until just now that you're not supposed to shake the markers. What happens when you shake them?

Here's a test-colouring I did. I like the outside bit, but I'm not crazy about the inside. The point of this was to play with markers though, and I had fun!


  1. Those are huge! They obscure most of Indonesia and northwest Australia.