The oh-so savvy minds at Sideshow Collectibles have sent out 90 copies of their 1/6th scale R2-D2 models for artists to mod, hack, and sculpt to their hearts' content for a project they're calling "#R2ME2". Among the participants are street artists, sculptors, and practical effects experts from Hollywood. With results ranging from twisted mechanical monsters to unexpected mashups, it's amazing to see just how many variations can be made from just a humble little R2 unit.

Click/Swipe the pictures to see our favorite entries so far.