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Dave Pollot buys discarded paintings from thrift stores and adds pop culture references, including space ships and monsters.

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2. As well as being an artist, Dave is also a software engineer - he says that art helps balance his left and right brain hemispheres.

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5. Dave’s girlfriend, Becca, has an obsession with thrift stores - spending her free time searching for discarded, unwanted, and unloved old artwork.

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7. The couple’s love of art and thrifting have combined to create this unique mix of traditional styles of art and pop culture.

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10. Dave spends his evenings breathing life into these old pieces in the hope of finding them new and loving homes.

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You can commission Dave to create a unique piece artwork by visiting his site here.

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Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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