Grant Wood, American Gothic
Jan van Eyck, Giovanni Arnolfini Portrait
Jan Van Eyck, Arnolfini Wedding
Frida Kahlo, Self Portrait
Leonardo Da Vinci, Lady with an Ermine
Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa
René Magritte, Son of Man
Edvard Munch, The Scream
Johannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring
Van Gogh, Self Portrait
If you scrolled so far then thank you for not panicking and leaving this page :) I've heard many different opinions about these paintings - some people think they are funny, others are creeped out but I hope you've enjoyed them.
So how I came up with this weird idea?
One of my clients is a London based pest control company and, as you may guess, this business niche is not the most appealing one. I had to come up with an idea for viral content somehow related to bugs. One day, I stumbled upon a painting of a mantis wearing a dress and then it hit me - let's take the most famous classical portraits and recreate them with insects.
This was never done before (probably because it's too weird) so I decided to give it a try. Eight hours of Photoshop work later these "masterpieces" were finished and I can honestly say I've never had so much fun while using this program.