While bored at work, co-workers Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick decided to create a fun activity. Using only equipment in their office, they began to recreate a famous painting known as, “Creation of Adam” made by Michelangelo. Happy with how it turned out, they decided to make 17 recreated classic paintings.

There project, known as “Fools Do Art”, grew into a fun and creative project for the two. Other co-workers decided to join in to recreate classic paintings. They are recreating painting from such famous artists like Frida, Kahlo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Johannes Vermeer and many more.

They are now accepting idea submissions from people all over the world. To take part simply follow their two strict rules: it must be made exclusively using things found in the office, and any photo manipulations, if needed, must be made on a smart phone. Follow the links below o find out more about these  17 Recreated Classic Paintings By Bored Coworkers Using Office Supplies!

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“The Girl with the Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer, 1665

 17 Recreated Classic Paintings By Bored Coworkers Using Office Supplies

“Mona Lisa” by Leonardo da Vinci, 1503-1506

 17 Recreated Classic Paintings By Bored Coworkers Using Office Supplies

“The Son of Man” by Rene Magritte, 1964

 17 Recreated Classic Paintings By Bored Coworkers Using Office Supplies

“Blonde Beauty” by Walt Otto, circa 1950′s

 17 Recreated Classic Paintings By Bored Coworkers Using Office Supplies

“Napoleon Crossing the Alps” by Jacques-Louis David, 1801

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“Christ’s Appearance to Mary Magdalene After the Resurrection” by Alexander Ivanov, 1835

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“Two Ballet Dancers” by Edgar Degas, c. 1879

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“Portrait of a Man in a Turban” by Jan van Eyck, 1433

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“Thinking About Death” Frida Kahlo, 1943

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“Timoclea uccide il capitano di Alessandro Magno” by Elisabetta Sirani, 1659

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“The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp” by Rembrandt, c.1632

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“Christina’s World” by Andrew Wyeth, 1948

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“Tommaso di Folco Portinari” by Hans Memling, 1470

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“The Old Guitarist” by Pablo Picasso, 1903-1904

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“Lady and the Unicorn: Sight,” c. 1500

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“David with the Head of Goliath” by Caravaggio, 1610

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“The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo, 1511-1512

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