The Simpsons‘ Homer Simpson undergoes a radical transformation in a new piece of artwork that uses a number of recognizable references to create a portrait of the character. Dan Castellaneta’s iconic character has been a mainstay of the beloved animated sitcom’s main cast since the show debuted in 1989. Homer Simpson and the rest of his chaotic family’s misadventures can currently be seen in the ongoing season 34, with future seasons 35 and 36 already confirmed to be in the works.
As The Simpsons revisits classic season 1 characters and other more obscure faces, artist loko_ramzy has taken to Instagram to give one of Springfield’s core residents an incredibly inventive and detailed reimagining.
In the artwork above, loko_ramzy has taken various elements seen throughout The Simpsons and merged them all together to create a portrait of Homer’s face. Eagle-eyed fans of The Simpsons are sure to be rewarded if they pay close attention to the piece of artwork, as various elements, including Homer’s hair, are recreated through specific items, including his beloved donuts, complete with pink icing and sprinkles.
Homer Simpson Is One Of The Simpson’s Most Recognizable & Ever-Evolving Characters
As one of the core family members on The Simpsons, Homer is not only one of the most recognizable characters in animation, but is also one of the most beloved sitcom characters of all time. Ever since Homer first debuted as part of The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987, the character’s catchphrases, mannerisms, and design have become embedded in pop culture. As such, Homer is often the character who would feature when The Simpsons would take part in crossovers both big and brief.
However, while Homer has remained a mainstay of The Simpsons throughout its over 30-year run, his character has fluctuated depending on the showrunner and writers. While Homer was established as a flawed but loving father dedicated to caring for his family, there was a change in his personality throughout the late ’90s and early 2000s that saw him become a much more mean-spirited figure. While Homer has retained some of this era’s self-serving nature, many later Simpsons seasons have seen a return of the character’s softer side through the show’s more recent, character-focused stories.
While Homer has undergone many changes throughout his lifetime, he is still a fondly-remembered icon of animation after leaving a strong impression on audiences. Through now-classic heartfelt stories and absurd, well-thought-out jokes, The Simpsons‘ father figure has continued to be one of the show’s most beloved figures, and the above artwork serves as a fitting tribute to his long-running journey.