ByTommy DePaoli, writer at Creators.co
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With more and more fans paying tribute to their favorite works of fiction, we're seeing all different forms of fan art popping up around the internet. From crossover pieces to genderbent characters, there's no limit to what these creative minds can imagine when inspired by quality TV, movies, or comic books.

Now, there's a correspondingly new category of cosplay that's directly based on these awesome fan creations. Check out some of the most impressive cosplayers bringing to life some of your favorite fan-created art!

1. Genderswapped Cruella DeVille

Original fan art: sakimichan

Cosplayer: hakucosplay

2. Hairy Hippie Steven Universe

Original fan art: maariamph

Cosplayer: gravekeeperlove

Okay, so as far as cosplay goes, this one is pretty easy, but I just couldn't resist including an adorable tribute to my current favorite show.

3. Steampunk Jasmine

Original fan art: MecaniqueFairy

Cosplayer: cindyrellacosplay

4. Joker and Harley's Nuclear Family

Original fan art: ArtistAbe

Cosplayer: Gotham Public Works

5. Sailor Tiana

Original fan art: Roots-Love

Cosplayer: Coco-cosplay

6. Historically Accurate Snow White

Original fan art: Shoomla

Cosplayer: Tsuya

For fans of this ornately beautiful style, many cosplayers have brought Shoomla's historically accurate designs to life, and you can see a full list from my talented colleague Karly Rayner.

7. Post-Apocalyptic Ariel

Original fan art: Johnni Kok

Cosplayer: Mimi Reaves (Geek Girl)

8. Trainer Korra

Original fan art: sango-bluewolf

Cosplayer: ryocos

9. Twisted Tinker Bell

Original fan art: Jeffrey Thomas

Cosplayer: GhostfaceCosplay

10. Dia de los Muertos Wonder Woman

Original fan art: Christopher Cho

Cosplayer: SGH Photoart

11. Sith Elsa

Original fan art: pushfighter

Cosplayer: JediManda

Judging by the color of her lightsaber, this cosplayer opted to make Elsa a Jedi. She is a good guy after all.

12. '80s-Inspired White Walker

Original fan art: Moshi Studios

Cosplayer: Kuiosikle Industries

13-15. Rockabilly Gotham City Sirens

Catwoman

Photography by Greg De Stefano
Photography by Greg De Stefano

Original fan art: Denis Medri (DenisM79)

Cosplayer: Michele Morrow

Harley Quinn

Photography by Greg De Stefano
Photography by Greg De Stefano

Original fan art: Denis Medri (DenisM79)

Cosplayer: Meg Turney

Poison Ivy

Photography by Greg De Stefano
Photography by Greg De Stefano

Original fan art: Denis Medri (DenisM79)

Cosplayer: Chloe Dykstra

Something tells me this is a trend that will continue, so hopefully there will be even more of these impressive recreations as 2016 wears on!

(H/T: Dorkly)

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