You know the saying: One man’s painting is another man’s canvas… or something like that!
Thrift shopping leads to all sorts of discoveries, but it can also spark creativity. The results of this can be found all over social media, including the subreddit Repaintings. Just like the name suggests, it’s filled with paintings that people have breathed new life into in the best, and sometimes funniest, ways possible. Keep scrolling to see some of our favorites!
1. “My husband found a thrifted landscape that matched his computer background. It just needed an at-at.”
2. Looks like Godzilla has found himself a new home!
3. The Pumpkin Magician is working his magic!
4. This masterpiece is called “Mr. Pickle’s Sphere of Calamity,” and we love it all-the-more because of it.
5. “Hey… do you want to pick some flowers with me?”
6. Life imitates art and art imitates life…
7. The only thing better that the addition of Baby Yoda is the fact the general consensus that the little boy looks just like Anakin as a kid!
8. Nothing out of the ordinary here! Just a teensy little quest.
9. So many wonders to admire in this painting!
10. This painting now resides in the kitchen of a friend of the painter who added the pizza, and we couldn’t think of a better place for it.
11. “Cat Bombing, my latest thing.”
12. “Lord of the Rings” was meant for this painting.
13. Fans of “The Iron Giant” can’t stop geeking out about this perfect painting!
14. Who knew that velociraptors enjoyed frolicking through fields of flowers?
15. “This sat at the thrift store for a while before I liberated it to add some life and death. It is my first repainting.”
These paintings certainly didn’t end up like the original artists envisioned, but we’d like to think they’d appreciate that their work inspired someone else to express themselves. Because, in a way, isn’t that what art is all about?
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