The gritty world of The Last of Us Part 2 fan art

Mahyar Charejoo

Fan art lets creatives add their own flair to the rich world of comics, movies, and video games.

The Last of Us Part 2, Naughty Dog's long-awaited sequel, has touched artists with its unforgettable characters, horrific zombies, and jaw-dropping environments.

Inverse asked artists why they switched off their PlayStation 4 and pulled out their canvas.

TLOU 2 has been nothing short of a cinematic and interactive masterpiece, selling 4 million copies since its June 19 release.

Here's how it inspired a legion of imaginative fans.