Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

8 Bit Dreams NES Art Makes Games More Endearing

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  June 23, 2011


Artist Campbell Whyte has an ongoing series of watercolor paintings that he calls 8 Bit Dreams. Everyday he makes one painting based on one of the 799 games that came out for the NES, from classics like Super Mario Bros., Gradius and Double Dragon to lesser known ones like Winter Sports and Anticipation.

8-bit dreams nes art by campbell whyte

You get a blue bomb if you know what game the painting above is referencing. Here are some more of Campbell’s paintings. Can you name all of the games that each painting is based on? Actually most of them are quite obvious. Dammit.

I really like Campbell’s style. It’s humorous, colorful and nostalgic. You can browse more paintings or buy them for $50 (USD) each on Etsy. You can also commission Campbell to make a different painting for the same game or a new painting for another game, but I’m guessing he won’t duplicate a previous piece. You can also check out his website to see a gallery of the series.

[via it8bit]



Dash Mini Pie Maker

Dash Mini Pie Maker

Smashing Stuff with a Giant Golf Club

Smashing Stuff with a Giant Golf Club

Unigear Tactical Gear Pouch

Unigear Tactical Gear Pouch

Watch a Porsche Cayenne Destroy a Nürburgring Lap Record

Watch a Porsche Cayenne Destroy a Nürburgring Lap Record

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Hides Its Rear Wing

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Hides Its Rear Wing

New Lexus Interface Says Goodbye to Trackpads in 2022

New Lexus Interface Says Goodbye to Trackpads in 2022

Advertisement