My 80’s Film Icons

80's Icons

Every once in a while, I’ll try my hand at creating something artistic. Because I grew up in the 80’s, my inspiration is often that decade and, in my most recent efforts, I focused on some of the film characters that I grew up with.

Specifically, I thought about the iconic characters that I wasn’t supposed to grow up with. The likes of RoboCop, The Terminator, Predator and others like Rambo should not have influenced me because I wasn’t old enough to watch them! Yet of course I watched them, these viewings were essential for my younger self and I’ll be forever grateful that my parents turned a blind eye.

Robocop and Co

Presented here is a Retroist exclusive – the above image has been created solely for this site to honour my favourite of the three characters – Robocop!

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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