Menacing is probably the last word one can use to describe the quirky Spongebob. French artist Pez doesn’t seem to think that’s the case, though. In his series of drawings, he transformed popular animated characters that we’ve come to know as good, cute, or whimsical into something nearer to twisted and disturbing.
Signatures are unique like thumbprints but apart from looking like chicken scratch, they are as boring as, well, chicken scratch. Patrick Svensson created a series of illustrations to set celebrity names apart from the regular joe’s but you have to look very closely to see the clever way he does it.
Inspired to create a series of prints for a campaign called Fiction Meets Fiction, Buenos Aires-based Alexandre Tisser turned to plastic toys we all played with as a kid — LEGO. By switching the heads of many LEGO minifigures, including DC and Marvel heroes, The Simpsons and Star Wars, he was able to create new characters to great effect.
Seoul-based illustrator, Soo Min Kim has mastered the art of redrawing the classic Startbucks mermaid into many different characters. By painting over parts of the original Starbucks paper cup, it gives Soo Min plenty of space to get creative.
One of the great things about Game of Thrones is the diverse amount of characters. Animator, art director, designer and Game of Thrones fan, Jerry Liu paid tribute to the series with his minimalist renditions of favorite characters. The pictures are so recognizable they could start acting out your favorite scenes.