They say an artist creates from the soul. They capture a muse, make the best use of it as they can, and then turn inward, looking for the imagination and ability to translate the ethereal into something concrete. Once established, a painter or sculptor can become rigid in their designs, never once swaying from what earned them the respect and reverie from those around them. Sure, when challenged, they can move beyond such a comfort zone and branch out a bit, but the same old strictures seem to apply. It takes more than mere suggestion to test such mantle. It sometimes requires a contest.

In the case of the gallery below, several cartoonists were asked to step away from their traditional style and mimic others. It was begun by 17-year-old Instagrammer called beautifulness87 and the idea is easy – take a single image from your portfolio and recreate it in one of several unique ways. Challenges included The Simpsons, Sponge Bob, Disney, Adventure Time, Hanna-Barbera, and several others. The results are quite astonishing. Check them out for yourself.

Royalty

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Down To Earth

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Mysterious

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Island Girl

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Street Savvy

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Whoa…DUDE!

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Delightfully Defiant

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Politically Incorrect

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