Thomas Kinkade paintings get a Star Wars makeover in 7 awesome mashups

What happens when Star Wars comes to the countryside? Sunny cottages and babbling brooks invaded by dewbacks and star destroyers, that's what.

Nothing intensifies art better than a good old-fashioned garrison of Star Wars characters. Check out this amazing gallery of candy-colored Thomas Kinkade paintings infused with a generous dose of stormtroopers, AT-AT walkers, TIE fighters, super star destroyers, speeder bikes and a heroic helping of fiery Imperial mayhem.

These seven stunning mashup masterpieces were created by DeviantArt's Jeff Bennett and will convert you into an art lover after all. Have a look below and let us know what you think.

(Via Geekologie)