Artist and designer Katie Johnson has a thing for monsters.
Not those of the morbid variety, but the cutesy, kid-friendly kind.
Through The Monster Project, Johnson invites elementary students to draw their own monsters. Then professional artists bring their monsters to life.
So Johnson grew a small army of artists to help students discover their own inner artists and see the potential of their ideas. And though they`re all volunteers, they definitely get something out of it. Here`s a sampling from the project`s more than 100 re-created drawings: