Drawing someone’s portrait is a challenge, but how about drawing it in several different styles? Italian artist Rino Russo shows off his observational skills by reproducing the likeness of famous celebrities in the style of cartoons like The simpsons, Rick and morty, My sponsors are magic, and more.
“As a young man, before I hit the road as a graphic designer, I did caricatures in various Italian places,” Russo told My Modern Met. “And a few years ago, for fun, I did my first Simpsons-style caricature!” From the first sharing, many more were born. His celebrity portrait series includes Robert Downey Jr., Morgan Freeman, The Weeknd and the legendary Stan Lee.
While Russo specializes in drawing The simpsons style, he is able to take the distinctive characteristics of each person and render them in very different visual approaches. In Morgan Freeman’s portrait series, for example, the artist manages to capture the actor in the anthropomorphic style of Bojack Horseman and superhero cartoon style of Archer.
You can order a The Simpsons-style portrait and shop for Russo’s merchandise through his website, and stay up to date with his latest designs by following the artist on Instagram.
Italian artist Rino Russo captures famous celebrities in different styles of cartoons.
The artist also illustrates various celebrity hairstyles and costumes.
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