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For a series entitled Wars on Kinkade, digital artist Jeff Bennett, aka Alien Artisan, takes the decidedly benign pastoral landscape paintings of American mass-market painter Thomas Kinkade and turns them into surreal sci-fi scenes by adding Star Wars characters and vehicles. Click here to view the entire series. [via Twisted Sifter]
Even if you aren’t familiar with the name Thomas Kinkade, you’re familiar with his paintings. He was known as the “Painter of Light” and he painted realistic, idyllic subjects, often of nature or the countryside. Jeff Bennett has created the “War of Kinkade” series, which blends Kinkade works with Star Wars. [via Tiefighters]
Wars on Kinkade is a collection of Star Wars crossover art that pits Imperial invaders against the self-proclaimed Master of Light’s idyllic cottages that somehow no one ever actually inhabits.
Artist Jeff Bennett’s aptly named series Wars on Kinkade is just what it sounds like. The artist has edited famous Thomas Kinkade paintings, featuring their once iconic and serene scenes ablaze and under attack by Stormtroopers. The end result is both disturbing and humorous.
Thomas Kinkade was known for painting borderline eery scenes of gardens, streams, cottages and villages. Roland Deschane from Devian art has taken some of his classics and brilliantly incorporated Star Wars art into them. Here are three of our favorites from his collection. [Check out other mash ups on Ronald's page via Kottke]
Artwork via Co.Design The saccharine legacy of Thomas Kinkade, whose paintings of warmly lit cottages you might recognize if you've ever been to the living room of a retired schoolmarm, has finally been made fit for modern tastes, and all...
In what has to be called a spiritual sibling to ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,’ artist Jeff Bennett has set out to make his own helpful additions to the works of the late Thomas Kinkade and his company – AT-AT walkers and star destroyers, among other things. Show More Summary
Owning a Thomas Kinkade painting is the middle-aged equivalent of plastering the Starry Night poster all over your college dorm room — it’s been done before. But … Read More
Hold hands with your Gameboy and watch Benedict Cumberbatch do his best Chewbacca impression for Harrison Ford. Movember mustache tips, mundane UFOs, and Thomas Kinkade paintings improved by Star Wars are all waiting for you in today's Geekolinks!
The work of late American painter Thomas Kinkade, self-described “Painter Of Light,” is among the most highly collected in the country, making him a ubiquitous if not always revered painter. But to a certain extent that’s because his...Show More Summary
Thomas Kinkade, master of the innocuous cottage paintings with warm, candle-lit windows and fluffy clouds just got upgraded with Star Wars. Watch as a batch of Stormtroopers set Kinkade's world ablaze in this astounding upgrade. Read more...
Artist Jeff Bennett has created Wars On Kincade, a series of famous paintings by the late Thomas “Painter of Light” Kinkade with epic Star Wars themes added in. You can view more on deviantART. images via rolanddeschane submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Some genius named Jeff Bennett has unleashed the full force of the Dark Side on the Painter of Light's treacly, bucolic world in a new series called "Wars on Kinkade." At the time of his death in 2012, Thomas Kinkade was the most collected living artist in America, with an estimated one in 20 homes owning one of his original paintings. Show More Summary
I’ve never understood the popularity of Thomas Kinkade, the “Painter of Light”, and his schmaltzy, overwrought cottages and gardens. That said, his work is ripe for parody, which is why I tell people about Something Awful’s Kinkade parodies every chance I get. Now another photoshopped parody is here for us to share with everyone, thanks to Jeff Bennett.
I never cared much for the late Thomas Kinkade’s paintings. To me they just seemed boring and a little too pretty. Well, whether you like his work or not, I…
This is 'War on Kinkade', a series of Thomas Kinkade paintings that have been upgraded with Star Wars themes by artist Jeff Bennett. I would proudly hang one of those over a fireplace. Mostly just because I want a fireplace. Hey Indy -- say your line. Show More Summary
There's a theory that seeing something over and over and over will increase your acceptance of that thing. Applied to art, the idea suggests that what we think of as "good art" is actually just the stuff that we've seen a bunch of times.
What’s your favorite meal? Logically, your answer depends on the foods you’re familiar with. Now here’s another question: Who’s your favorite painter? Turns out the same logic doesn't apply. A new study that pits Thomas Kinkade against...Show More Summary