How Some Well Known Pop-Culture Characters Would Have Looked Several 100 Years Ago

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Wytrab8 aka White Rabbit aka Hillary White is the creator of these amazing digital paintings. In it she recreates some of the well known pop cultures characters in styles inspired by painters who lived several 100 years ago. For example, a painting of Batman inspired by Anthony Van Dyck, Kermit inspired by Frans Hals, R2-D2 inspired by Francois-Xavier Fabre, and much more. In this post some of the paintings, be sure to visit her DeviantArt profile to view all of them, or visit her Society6 profile if you’d like to buy one of these.



Iron Man


Spider Sailor


Sir Skeletor




Colonel Tik-Tok


Duke R2-D2




Optimus Prime With Sunflower




Gentleman Ranger




Bat Brueghel


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Author of this postHouke de Kwant is a 25 year old communication & multimedia design graduate from the Netherlands and the creator of Daily Inspiration, which was started as part of his study. He is currently working as a front-end developer at Ivaldi, an internet agency in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.