I’m not sure if any of you have ever heard of Dave Devries, but if you haven’t, he’s an exceptionally creative artist. His site, The Monster Engine, is a look at a child’s imagination as it pertains to monsters. And what Dave does with those monsters is quite fascinating actually. He describes it as this…
The process is simple. I project a child’s drawing with an opaque projector, faithfully tracing each line. Applying a combination of logic and instinct, I then paint the image as realistically as I can. My medium is mixed—primarily acrylic, airbrush, and colored pencil.
The results wind up being pretty bizarre but I have to say, it’s kind of cool to see what your doodles as a kid would look like in the real world. I’ve selected 15 pictures that I think are awesome.