Artist Shows Off His Incredible Paper Work Skills By Recreating Famous Pop Culture Characters

John Ed De Vera is a multidisciplinary designer who creates impressive imaginary worlds with simple tools like paper and scissors. His paper art mesmerizes people with its intricacy as well as its use of depth and shadow, created by stacking several layers of paper together. Continue reading »

This AI-Based App Turns People Into Cartoon Characters

According to Philipp Batura: “I have recently come across this app that uses machine learning to turn people into live personalized characters. The coolest thing is that it works on old iOS and Android devices.” Continue reading »

Twisted & Satirical Pop Culture Characters By Dan LuVisi

“A creepy trip down memory lane” …may be the best way to describe the “Popped Culture” series by LA-based concept artist Dan LuVisi where he features the most beloved characters from our childhood, in some unlikely, gruesome, and violent settings. Continue reading »

Makeup Artist Turns Her Lips Into Cute Pop Culture Characters

London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson has found a creative way to show her incredible painting and makeup skills to the world. She uses lipsticks and paint to create all sorts of cute pop culture and cartoon characters on her lips, making them a part of the whole artwork. Continue reading »

Artist David Szilagyi Reimagined Pokemon Characters With Nightmarish Results

Although Pokemon has made something of a comeback recently thanks to the hugely popular Pokemon Go app, for many of us the card and video game remains a fond childhood memory, making these creations from David Szilagyi even more unsettling. Continue reading »

This Guy Continues To Paint Pop-Culture Characters Into Old Thrift-Store Paintings

Dave Pollot (previously) is a US painter who brings new life to old and forgotten art. He buys thrift store paintings and perfectly “enhances” them with pop culture symbols, giving a cool, nerdy spin to what’s dusting away inside cracked frames. Continue reading »

If Classic Childhood Characters Were Badass Lunatics

French digital artist Sylvain Sarrailh (previously featured) has a spectacular gallery on DeviantART of skylines, nature and abandoned landscapes. Here, we can also find our favorite loveable and good-natured childhood cartoon characters, turned into… something quite different. Continue reading »

Illustrator Repaints Cartoon Characters In Her Unique Style, And They Look Better Than Original

Isabelle Staub is a US-based artist who specialises in portraiture and character design. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she uses her skills to turn cartoon characters and popular culture icons into her own unique and often super lifelike creations. Seeking inspiration in everything from Disney princesses and Powerpuff Girls to Pennywise the Clown and Tarantino movies, Staub transforms each of her subjects with a wholly distinct style of her own. Continue reading »

Famous Classic Album Covers Mashed Up With Star Wars Characters

Steve Lear is a London-based, digital artist with a self-proclaimed, “unhealthy obsession for movies, music and Photoshop.” And he’s making the freaking awesomest Star Wars themed album cover mash-ups you’ve ever seen. Continue reading »

Street Art “Surgeon” Cuts Open Cartoon And Media Characters To Reveal Their Anatomy

Nychos is a street artist from Austria who creates spectacular, detailed artworks. Nychos grew up in a little village near Graz (Styria, South of Austria). He calls it the green hell. Born into an Austrian hunter’s family, he saw, at a very young age, things which normal people would consider as cruel and brutal. Continue reading »

“Stranger Toys”: Illustrator Re-Imagines The Characters Of Stranger Things As Adorable Figurines

With his Stranger Toys project, Venezuelan illustrator and designer Chocotoy is having fun turning the characters from the series Stranger Things into adorable figurines, creating also some awesome fake posters and VHS covers! Unfortunately, these art toys are only concepts, and it’s very unlikely that these Stranger Things figures will ever be produced. Continue reading »

Illustrator Imagines What Stranger Things Characters Are Doing Now, 33 Years Later

With the incredibly popular sci-fi TV series Stranger Things back on our screens, Music Magpie has fast-forwarded 33 years to 2017 to give fans a glimpse of what main characters from the show would look like now, and what career paths they’ve taken.

Lucas Sinclair

Age: 46
Profession: Accountant
Hobbies: Building computers and DIY

Sensible and sceptical Lucas was often around to keep the group grounded. Practical and pragmatic, he always got on with the job at hand, particularly when it came to finding his friend Will. Continue reading »

Artist Reveals The Characters Of Zodiacs Through Surreal Portraits Of Women

According to artist Vivien Szaniszlo: “In my series I would like to reveal zodiac sign’s character trough surreal women portraits in a different way.” Continue reading »

Artist Turns People Into 3D Pixar-Like Characters And You Can Become One Too

What do artists Robert DeJesus and Lance Phan have in common? They both turn strangers into awesome characters. However, while DeJesus does anime caricatures , Phan creates portraits that are much more Pixar-like. Continue reading »

This Photographer Transformed Kids Into ‘Justice League’ Characters, & It’s The Best Thing You Will See Today


Courtesy of Josh Rossi Photography

Photographer Josh Rossi transformed children living with diseases and disabilities into Justice League superheroes in order to “make their weaknesses become strengths,” he told ABC News. Continue reading »