“36 Days of Type” is a well known non-profit project among art and art lovers. This is where designers and illustrators can express their egos by redrawing letters and numbers in the Latin alphabet in whatever style they love. This project is held annually and lasts for 36 consecutive days, each day corresponds to a letter or a number that the participants need to design.
With the complicated development of the Covid-19 epidemic, “36 Days of Type” has become even more bustling and diverse because designers and artists also seem to have more free time in the current period. . For example, the Peruvian painter Tadeo Soriano took the world class animated films as the theme for his project. Specifically, he took the first letter of each character’s name, then redesigned it so that this letter has the most distinctive features of that character that anyone can immediately recognize.
Tadeo named his project “36 Days of Retro Cartoons”, where he transforms classic cartoon characters into his own colorful alphabet.
On the personal Behance page (specialized page for designers, artists to share their works), Tadeo’s “36 Days of Type” project has received 5000 views, 785 likes and lots of words. Commentary for this talented artist. He also shared key tools he used including Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for 2D rendering; Maxon Cinema 4D and Pixologic Zbrush to create 3D feel as well as complete materials (texture) for their works.
We invite you to see the series of paintings that Tadeo has been creating for more than a month to participate in “36 Days of Type”, and see how many of the characters you recognize below.
A – Arnold from the series Hey, Arnold.
B – Bugs Bunny bunny from the Looney Tunes series.
C – Courage the dog from the classic series Courage the Cowardly Dog by Cartoon Network.
E – Elmo from Sesame Street.
F – Flapjack by The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.
G – snail Gary in SpongeBob SquarePants.
H – Him, the villain with a haunting look in Powerpuff Girls.
J – Jake Long, the American dragon once stormed on Disney Channel.
K – Krumm in the movie Aaahh !!! Real Monsters.
L – Lazlo in the series Camp Lazlo.
M – Mojo Jojo, one more familiar villain in the Powerpuff Girls series.
N – Norm, Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s henchman robot from Disney’s hit Phineas and Ferb series.
P – Pucca, the most “boy-loving” character in animation history in the world.
Q – Quincy Magoo from Mr. Magoo.
R – Raptar from Rugrats.
S – SpongeBob SquarePants.
T – Tar in Looney Tunes.
U – Professor Utonium from Powerpuff Girls, who worked on Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup.
V – Vicky in The Fairly OddParents.
W – Wilt is from Foster’s Home series for Imaginary Friends.
X – XLR8 in Ben 10, super mutant that Ben can transform into through the Omnitrix ring.
0 – Experiment 000, Cyber in Lilo & Stitch.
1 – Number One comes from Codename: Kids Next Door.
4 – 4 Ninja Turtle brothers (Turtle Ninjas).
5 – 5 members of The Simpsons family, one of the world’s longest living “living” animated series.
7 – There’s nothing more reasonable than the 7 dwarfs in the super classic Snow White story.
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