We all know that children have vivid imaginations and creative visualization comes pretty naturally to them. However, nowadays lots of children are so into ready-made images from sources such as TV, video games, computers and much more, that it is very important to encourage and inspire children to use their imaginations and explore creativity. To help them develop their imaginations and encourage them to follow their creative potential, artists from all over the world have teamed up to create 'The Monster Project', which was featured on Bored Panda before.

Celebrating their 4th year anniversary, the project invites elementary students to draw monsters. Once their monsters are done, artists give them a little of artistic touch by bringing them to life. Then, the new interpretations are delivered back to children in order to demonstrate new art techniques within the original creative context.

Scroll down the page and see how monsters are being brought to life!

More info: themonsterproject.org | Instagram

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Grumble O'Pug
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1 year ago

So cute!

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Person2638
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1 year ago

So cool and...mischievous!

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ChiveChilly
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1 year ago

Aww. This one is just cute. And the original drawing is so good! That kid has real talent.

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ChiveChilly
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1 year ago

This one has to be my favorite. The style is just so amazing! Love it <3

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AND PEGGY
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1 year ago

kitty! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Person2638
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1 year ago

If Venom bonded with the sun.

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Molly Tallmadge
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1 year ago

Aww, poor lonely brick with no comments!

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Ssquidface
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1 year ago

I like the whimsical style!

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CP1986
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1 year ago

I love that the artist transferred some of the original art onto the re-imaginings walls

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Iqbal Adiyat
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1 year ago

The original one is magnificent!

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AND PEGGY
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1 year ago

im glad its a paintbrush not a knife.....

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Flowering Panda
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1 year ago

Let's make a story in the comments?

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Anubis
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1 year ago

This is the giant flying spaghetti monster!!!

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CP1986
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1 year ago

I'm getting tingles of trypophobia......

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Nancy Gao
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1 year ago

so far this one if my favorite one because I love mythical creatures.

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bibina180
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1 year ago

Best Halloween monster ever.

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Smackiex
Community Member
1 year ago

There actually isn't a huge difference in the drawings here. The kid who drew the original is very talented.

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Pretty Pangolin
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1 year ago

Like this one a lot!

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Eve Hallows
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1 year ago

the original is pretty good too on this one

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bibina180
Community Member
1 year ago

This one looks like a Cheshire cat on LSD.

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Ssquidface
Community Member
1 year ago

looks like an old troll doll... kinda?

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The beautiful flower (bfdi)
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1 year ago

the art style reminds me of a cartoon

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Rhon
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1 year ago

This has a hint of Howls moving Castle!

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John Qioo
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1 year ago

just loving the "E" of "Zahipe".. :))

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Gabrielle Dubois
Community Member
1 year ago

they arent colored now

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The beautiful flower (bfdi)
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1 year ago

looks like it could be a pokemon if it wanted to be

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Katelynn Marie
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1 year ago

Auditions for Alice in Wonderland all welcome

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Ellie Ragsdale
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow this is amazing.

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CP1986
Community Member
1 year ago

Nice way incorporating the original colour scheme and a nod to the little doodles above the monster

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Ssquidface
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1 year ago

should be a movie!

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Esmesme8
Community Member
1 year ago

"Naschkatze unter den Geleebohnenbäumen" translates to something like "Snacking cat under the jelly bean trees". There is no proper word for "Naschkatze" in English though. Maybe snacky cat? Someone who loves to eat sweets.

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Miriam
Community Member
1 year ago

Max from where the wild things are

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Annabeth Chase
Community Member
1 year ago

Adventure Time: Monster Version

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Gabrielle Dubois
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1 year ago

my favorite

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Jax Raven
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1 year ago

Is she falling through air or flying???

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Ssquidface
Community Member
1 year ago

You should make a movie/tv show!

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Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

This one's cool - looks like he got hold of a bunch of Pantone swatches.

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Night Owl
Community Member
1 year ago

These are some big changes and additions to the original

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Iqbal Adiyat
Community Member
1 year ago

At first I think it's the Starry Night

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Amy Pederson
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1 year ago (edited)

Where did the piano keys come from

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Aisha La Gatta Pelirroja
Community Member
1 year ago

Mike Wazowski?

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Lusizo Nzo
Community Member
1 year ago

Run!!!

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maswartz
Community Member
1 year ago

I don't think that was supposed to be jam in the first one

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Lusizo Nzo
Community Member
1 year ago

"Do you like my smile"

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Michelle Castro
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1 year ago

they are both so sweet, especially the original.

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VbgVbg 113
Community Member
1 year ago

Sounds like tinhatter logic but, now that isee the sign it makes sense.

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Well Hello There
Community Member
1 year ago

What.The. Fuck.

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Peggy Wallingford Butherus
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet the children were excited to see there drawing more of less come to life.

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Ssquidface
Community Member
1 year ago

The B+W makes it look more creepy!

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Ditte-Marie Clemmesen
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1 year ago

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