The A.V. Club recently spotlighted some painters who take pop culture characters and paint ’em up in the style of Ingres or Rembrandt. Yeah, it’s cheap. But it’s fun.
The Anguishdetail
Check out Brandon Bird as he reimagines both Noam Chomsky and Michael Landon. (The complete image is in the link.)

Plus, his Law and Order: Special Batman Unit.
Also, Isabel Samares.
Sleestak Wheatstack
And Monet’s Haystack/Sleestak series by Monte “Monet” Cook.


  1. Those Sleestak pics are horrible. The person obviously has no sense of proportion. Either that, or those things were much, much larger than I remembered.