Artist Makes Semi-Realistic Fanarts Of Pop-Culture Characters

Pancham From “Detective Pikachu”

Fanart is art based on a character, a fantasy, an item, or a notorious work, made by fans of the franchise. This type of art does not necessarily consist of living characters, such as celebrities, as it can be a work of visual media, characters from comics, video games, films, etc.

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Arcanine From “Detective Pikachu”

Stephen Molyneaux is a professional UK-based artist and has received several awards for his work. He is currently a conceptual artist who works on character development for the film industry, but before that, he was working in the games industry as a 3D character artist before moving into film VFX. As of now, Molyneaux’s portfolio mainly consists of professional film work and personal work, but the artist likes working on his own original work more, since it allows him to explore ideas of different styles and mediums.

Eevee From “Detective Pikachu”

Stephen’s specialization is working with highly realized characters and creatures, many of which can be seen in popular films such as Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, Shazam, and Dora And The Lost City Of Gold.

Emolga From “Detective Pikachu”

Winnie-The-Pooh

Brutus And Nero From “The Rescuers”

Dumbo

Swiper From “Dora And The Lost City Of Gold”

Aipom From “Detective Pikachu”

Flareon From “Detective Pikachu”

Boots The Monkey From “Dora And The Lost City Of Gold”

Psyduck From “Detective Pikachu”

Squirtle From “Detective Pikachu”

Uncle Waldo From “The Aristocats”

Pidgeot From “Detective Pikachu”

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Ukrainian Artist Creates Realistic Flowers Out Of Cold Porcelain

When you look at these beautiful flower bouquets, it’s hard to believe that these flowers are not real, but made of porcelain. Ukrainian artist Olesya Galushcenko, who lives in Odessa, creates porcelain flowers by hand, carefully sculpting and molding to make them look as realistic as possible. More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda Surprisingly, Olesya Galushcenko is a hydraulics engineer by her...

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Japanese Artist’s Dazzlingly Realistic Eevee Illustrations Jump Off the Page

In a series of illustrations, talented Japanese artist ARIA_art, who is known for stunningly realistic colored pencil artwork, draws the popular Pokémon with expert detail and a fascinating “jumping off the page” aesthetic. More: Instagram, Twitter h/

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Artist Shows How Cartoon Characters Would Look In Real Life, And The Result Is Scary And Disturbing

Handsome Squidward Cartoon characters from popular TV shows usually remind us of some warm memories from childhood. Remember when you used to sit on the sofa on weekend mornings and watch cartoons on mute before your mom caught you not sleeping? Well, I should admit that I did that every weekend. Ontario-based artist Miguel Vasquez seeks to distort our feelings about these cartoon characters with...

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Turkish Artist Hossein Diba Creates These Creepy Realistic Recreations Of “The Simpsons” Characters That Will Give You Nightmares

Marge Simpson If you’re used to seeing The Simpsons as yellow, four-fingered, and anything but creepy, Turkey-based artist Hossein Diba is about to change your mind. He created eerily realistic models of some of the characters from the show, and they’re exactly what nightmares are made of. In a recent interview with Bored Panda, the man said that when watching The Simpsons, he always wondered how...

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Exquisite Realistic Paintings By Russian Artist Serge Marshennikov

Serge Marshennikov is a Russian artist born was born in 1971 in Ufa (Bashkiria, USSR). His grandfather was a general manager of a horse breeding company. His father an electric engineer and his mother a pre-school educator. As far as he can remember, Serge was always drawing, painting and sculpting, from any material he could land his hands on. More: Instagram, Facebook His mother encouraged Serge...

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Japanese Artist Creates Stunningly Realistic Pen And Pencil Illustrations

Talented illustrator Yuuki Tokuda is well known not only on Twitter and Instagram for his original characters that have become books and merchandise, but for his incredibly lifelike drawings. His most recent work, however, may just be his best yet. With a pen, pencil, and copic marker, the impressive artist has been blowing minds on Twitter by creating an ultra-realistic squid that looks like it’s...

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Artist Liz Sexton Turns Little Animals Into Human Scale

Anthropocentrism is the philosophy that man is the center of the world. It is this theory that Liz Sexton fights through her hybrid creatures. The artist spends several weeks designing masks of foxes, owls and other wild animals in papier mache, which are then worn by humans. These hybrid creatures are then placed in unnatural environments (a rat near the metro lines or a porcupine fish out of the...

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The Uncannily Realistic Landscapes Of Carolyn H. Edlund

Scrolling through Carolyn Hutchings Edlund’s Instagram page, it’s hard to tell at first which of her shared posts are paintings and which are photographs. Recognized for her uncanny realistic style, her paintings capture the natural world in great detail. More: Carolyn Edlund, Instagram h/t: playjunkie Born in Rhode Island and currently based in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley...

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A Realistic Knitted Death’s Head Hawkmoth

As part of her ongoing knitted moth project, yarn artist Max Alexander created a beautiful replication of the illusory Death’s-head hawkmoth. This particular moth sports an intricate vaguely human skull design on the upper thorax, hence its descriptive name. Since 2014 Max has been knitting moths. She has recreated over 50 different species in wool. Each one is hand-knitted with Shetland Wool and...

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