Cartoonist Draws Himself In 100 Different Cartoon Styles, And The Result Is Unbelievably Spot On
Some cartoons have such iconic styles, a distinct ‘feel’ about them, that they are instantly recognizable. Cartoonist Kevin McShane decided to pay tribute to some of most-loved and famous cartoons by mimicking their style to draw himself in 100 self-portraits.
We are not sure what the kids are up to these days, but cartoons used to be almost like a religion. Since they were only aired on TV, you sometimes had to skip class to watch them or wake up early on Saturdays and Sundays to catch all of the favorite ones. Guessing from this artist's awesome recreations of cartoon styles, he was probably one of these kids.
The accuracy of Kevin’s drawings is incredible, capturing the very soul of each cartoon in just one simple self-portrait. The research process must’ve been fun! “Kevin, it’s 2 am. Why are you on the couch eating Cheetos and watching re-runs of Snorks?”
Scroll down to check out Kevin’s cool self-portraits in 100 cartoon art styles for yourself, you might find your favorite, too!
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Matt Groening (The Simpsons)
Seth Macfarlane (Family Guy)
Charles Schulz (A Charlie Brown Christmas)
Hanna Barbera (The Flintstones)
Jim Davis (Garfield & Friends)
Craig Mccracken (The Powerpuff Girls)
Hanna-Barbera (Scooby Doo)
Trey Parker & Matt Stone (South Park)
Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball Z)
Looks like the style every 12 year old DBZ fan draws, just slightly not good
Van Partible (Johnny Bravo)
Klasky Csupo (Rugrats)
My second childhood is morphing into a third one, lol... 🤗
Stephen Hillenberg (Spongebob Squarepants)
Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series)
Okay, see. THIS one is totally cool and not creepy. Batman style rocks.
Jay Howell (Bob\'s Burgers)
Rankin/bass (Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer)
This one has the stare of a serial puppy murderer. I am kind of traumatized.
Alex Hirsch (Gravity Falls)
Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter's Laboratory)
Peyo (The Smurfs)
Pendleton Ward (Adventure Time)
Chris Gifford (Dora The Explorer)
Where is Swiper? I don't see him. Where? Oh look he's over there STEALING THE SOULS OF CHILDREN.
Mike Judge (King Of The Hill)
John Lasseter (Toy Story)
Osamu Tezuka (Astroboy)
Jhonen Vasquez (Invader Zim)
Ub Iwerks (Mickey Mouse, Willie Whopper)
Max Fleischer (Popeye, Betty Boop)
Don Hertzfeldt (Billy\'s Balloon, Rejected Cartoons)
Chuck Jones (Warner Bros)
Tom Ruegger (Tiny Toons, Animaniacs)
Povenmire & Marsh (Phineas & Ferb)
Hanna-Barbera (The Jetsons)
I miss my childhood, especially the Jetsons and the Flintstones.
Terry Gilliam (Monty Python\'s Flying Circus)
Nicolas Broca (Snorks)
I loved that cartoon! Cartoon Network used to show it and a bunch of other classics.
Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold!)
Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away)
Bryan Konietzko (Avatar : The Last Airbender)
I think he needs to work on his anime style more. It's close but it's still missing that "something" that would make it feel like it. What do you think?
Dave Fleischer (Superman)
Danny Antonucci (Lupo The Butcher, Ed, Edd, N Eddy)
Jim Jinkins (Doug)
Tatsuo Yoshida (Speed Racer)
Brad Bird (The Iron Giant)
Grim Natwick (Snow White)
Dic Enterprises, Inc. (The Real Ghostbusters)
Otto Messmer (Felix The Cat)
Tom Yohe (Schoolhouse Rock)
Walter Lantz (Woody Woodpecker, Chille Willie)
Yoshito Usui (Crayon Shin-Chan)
Windsor Mccay (Little Nemo, Dreams Of A Rarebit Fiend)
The father of American Animation, Windsor McCay (Gertie the Dinosaur, 1914)
Bill Plympton (Plymptoons)
I'm old enough to remember Bill Plympton did cartoon promos for MTV.
Joe Casey And Joe Kelly (Ben 10)
Adam Reed (Frisky Dingo, Archer)
Maxwell Atoms (The Grim Adventures Of Billy And Mandy)
Absolutely LOVE Grimm and their contribution to all fantasy :)
John Kricfalusi (Ren & Stimpy)
Herbert Klynn (Alvin & The Chipmunks)
Loved to inhale helium to do the chipmunk voices! Good likeness.