Artist Reimagines Rockstars As Cartoon Characters (20 Pics)

Published 2 months ago

In the charming city of York, England, resides a talented cartoonist who has taken the art world by storm with his unique blend of nostalgia and contemporary flair. Meet Kev Craven, an artist whose fascination with the aesthetic charm of 1930s animations, commonly referred to as “rubber hose,” sets him apart in the realm of cartooning.

Notably, Kev Craven’s artistic experimentation extends beyond the conventional as he transforms iconic rock stars into delightful cartoon characters. Check out some of his amazing works in the gallery below.

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#1 Elton John

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Mike F: “The glasses are almost large enough, lol.”

#2 Michael Jackson

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shanila.pheonix_: “YOU’VE BEEN HIT BY, YOU’VE BEEN HIT BY, A SMOOTH CRIMINAL”

#3 Freddie Mercury

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Herr Bastich: “Accurate teeth 😁”

#4 Ozzy Osbourne

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Zaphod: “I went to the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington DC in 2010. Cat Stevens opened the rally with “Peace Train”. Ozzy came out and interupted his song with, “Crazy Train”. Then, the O-Jays interupted Ozzy with, “Love Train”. It was so funny! This is me dressed as Beaker from the Muppets, on TV, at the rally.”

#5 David Bowie

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Herr Bastich: “Ziggy!”

#6 Gene Simmons From Kiss

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#7 Kurt Cobain

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#8 Gorillaz

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#9 John Lennon

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#10 James Hetfield

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#11 Blink-182

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#12 Elvis Presley

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#13 Lemmy

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Doc “Dr Rotwang” Rotwang: “[“Ace of Spades” intensifies]”

#14 Jimi Hendrix

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Zaphod: “My uncle saw him when he lit his guitar on fire at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967.”

#15 Paul McCartney

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Der Kommissar: “Paul was barefoot on the cover of Abbey Road, which led some to believe it was a clue that he had died.”

#16 Angus Young

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BarkingSquirell: “What a great guitar play he is.”

#17 Brian May

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BarkingSquirell: “One hair-do for life.”

#18 Slash

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PeepPeep the duck: “Vöönta Slòuch ❤️”

#19 Dave Mustaine

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#20 Dimebag Darrell

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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