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Our Adorable Past

Craig Davison Paints Children and the Fictional Characters They Pretend to Play

Craig Davison has a series of paintings where he depicts kids in pretend play, and the character’s they’re emulating. The result is pretty adorable. Many more can be found on his site.

(via Neatorama.)

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  • JustPlainSomething

    Oh my god, the Batgirl ones!

  • Harrison Grey

    When were these done? I don’t know that many kids who’ve seen, let alone pretend to be, the Ghostbusters or Gremlins. Regardless, these are amazing.

  • Lady Commentariat

    These are so brilliant, I don’t even know what to say. And I love that the groups of kids are both boys and girls because hell yes my local neighborhood group of kids played GI Joe and Ninja Turtles and X-Men together.

  • Mandy H

    Hmm, I THINK it’s meant to mostly represent kids from the 70′s and 80′s…

  • Charlie

    I just got more Harold Ramis feels :(