Severus Snape, undeniably one of the most multifaceted characters in not only the wizarding world of Harry Potter but in literature as a whole, comes to life through Alan Rickman’s exceptional performance. Across all eight films of the franchise, Rickman delivered a heartrending portrayal that continues to resonate with fans. Despite his untimely passing in 2016, his brilliant work continues to influence and captivate audiences around the globe.
Today, on what would have been his birthday, we honor his extraordinary contribution to our favorite series as the unforgettable Headmaster of Slytherin. Presented below are 15 breathtaking fan arts of Severus Snape, each a testament to Rickman’s enduring legacy. We have credited each artist for their awe-inspiring work—do check out their portfolios for more captivating pieces. Enjoy this tribute to a master of his craft and a character that continues to touch our hearts!