Blending quirky drawings with reality

Marty Cooper (left) draws on transparent sheets and takes photos of his illustrations against everyday backgrounds (above).
Marty Cooper draws on transparent sheets and takes photos of his illustrations against everyday backgrounds (above).PHOTOS: HOMBRE_MCSTEEZ/INSTAGRAM, LIO MUNOZ

A real pigeon toting an illustrated boombox, a cartoon winged alligator hatching from an ordinary carton of eggs and an animated cheese puff running out of an opened packet of Cheetos.

These are just some of the zany scenarios found in seconds-long clips created by Marty Cooper, a 31-year-old artist based in Los Angeles.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2019, with the headline 'Blending quirky drawings with reality'. Subscribe