Many of us love The Simpsons television show and regard the famous town of Springfield as a fun and exciting town. Springfield after all acts as the backdrop and setting for all the hundreds of fun episodes we’ve all seen. The Simpsons is a benchmark animation series created for television that contains many re watchable episodes. The Simpsons has even spawned a movie.

Not content to keep watching old episodes of The Simpsons, Austin-based illustrator and print-maker Tim Doyle decided to take a different take on the town of Springfield. He set to task and created this dark and bleak artwork of The Simpsons’ Springfield illustrated as a haunted ghost town.

Why did he do this, well mainly for engagement and to be different. In a world full of emulation, copies, clones and derivatives why not apply a fresh approach to re imagining The Simpsons. Tim Doyle did just that with these amazing and uniquely designed Simpsons illustrations. The illustrations depict the town of Springfield and are here for you to enjoy.

Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

This artwork series crafts various well known and loved Springfield locations like The Simpsons’ Family home, Moe’s Tavern, The Androids Dungeon and Baseball Shop and the Church. These creative artworks and illustrations show a darker and more depressing side to The Simpsons’ town of Springfield. Not what fans of The Simpsons are used to at all.

This kind of design technique demonstrates that changes that can be made to familiar much loved settings. All by changing some creative artwork, colors and styles. In no time at all famous locations from popular television culture such as The Simpsons can be transformed into something totally different.

These kind of innovative design approaches demonstrate the lengths that fans and designers will go to tap into something that they have great affection and respect for. In this case, The Simpsons animated television show. Enjoy the illustrations of Springfield as you have never seen it before.

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Dead Town

The church from The Simpsons

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

Not quite the same is it?

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Would you buy a burger from here?

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

By changing colors and tone familiar places from The Simpsons take on a dramatic alternative appearance.

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

Moes does not look quite as inviting

The Simpsons’ Springfield Illustrated As A Ghost Town

Not certain that I would sleep easy in here anymore, looks haunted

More About These Illustrations of The Simpsons

Doyle left his old jobs behind and launched his own design company- Nakatomi Inc in January of 2009. In the Summer of 2009, Tim Doyle along with artist Clint Wilson built their own screen printing studio. The called it  Nakatomi Print Labs, in which they and other artists work out of, as well as do commercial printing for outside clients.