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11 Children's Drawings Re-imagined

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Dave Devries needs to be inducted into the _floss Hall of Fame, like, now! Well, after we create the _floss Hall of Fame. Then he does. Why? Well, take a look at his amazing artwork below based on children's drawings. Such a smart idea, we wish we had thought of it! Let us know your favorite in the comments below.

The Monster Engine was a project that started in the late 1990s:

"It began at the Jersey Shore in 1998, where my niece Jessica often filled my sketchbook with doodles. While I stared at them, I wondered if color, texture and shading could be applied for a 3D effect. As a painter, I made cartoons look three-dimensional every day for the likes of Marvel and DC comics, so why couldn't I apply those same techniques to a kid's drawing? That was it... no research, no years of toil, just the curiosity of seeing Jessica's drawings come to life."








There's a 48-page collection of drawings, paintings, photos and interviews with the kids. Click here to check out more drawings, and click here to read more about Devries' book.

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100 Street Artists Turned This College Dorm in Paris Into a Graffiti Gallery

This summer, a college dorm in Paris received a colorful—albeit temporary—interior makeover after dozens of graffiti artists joined forces to adorn its walls, ceilings, and floors with collages, murals, and painted designs.

As My Modern Met reports, the artists spent three weeks painting the student residence at the Cité Internationale Universitaire as part of Rehab 2, an urban festival held from June 16 to July 16. The school will soon undergo renovations, so the artworks aren’t long for this world—but luckily for street art fans, pictures of the vibrant graffiti have been posted on social media for our prolonged enjoyment.

Check some of them out below:

[h/t My Modern Met]

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