8-bit watercolor paintings: Batman and Robin

All images courtesy of Adam Lister

If you happened to grow up in the golden age of 8-bit video games or enjoy a good "Star Trek" reference now and again, then these faux-pixelated watercolors by Adam Lister are sure to spark a bit of nostalgia.

Based in Beacon, New York, Lister uses his unique Cubist-esque style to reimagine famous paintings and major pop culture icons, including Batman and Robin (above) and the "Jaws" movie poster (below). Other cameos include Superman, Willy Wonka, Ron Burgundy, Wonder Woman and even beloved public television legends such as Mister Rogers and Bob Ross.

8-bit watercolor paintings: JAWS
If you like these quirky watercolors, you might also be interested in "8 Bits, 3 Dimensions," a collaborative 3-D printing project between Lister and fellow artist Isaac Budman. In this project, Lister's hand-painted watercolors are digitized, modeled by software into a three-dimensional object and then manufactured by a 3-D printer.

Continue below for more of Lister's comical work, or check out his website to see his entire portfolio or order prints!

8-bit watercolor paintings: Yoda


8-bit watercolor paintings: Wonder woman

Wonder Woman

8-bit watercolor paintings: Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka

8-bit watercolor paintings: Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

8-bit watercolor paintings: Kirk and Spock

Kirk and Spock

8-bit watercolor paintings: Princess Leia and R2D2

Princess Leia and R2D2

8-bit watercolor paintings: Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers

8-bit watercolor paintings: Superman


8-bit watercolor paintings: Bob Ross

Bob Ross

8-bit watercolor paintings: Ron Burgundy

Ron Burgundy

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8-bit nostalgia: Cubist-like watercolor paintings reimagine pop culture icons
If you happened to grow up in the golden age of 8-bit video games, you're going to want to check out these faux-pixelated watercolors.