With some Amazing Illustrations and Photo Manipulation, Finnish designer Jirka Väätäinen re-creates many of Disney‘s Most-Loved Princesses as if they were real people ...
Based in Bournemouth, UK, Väätäinen's latest projects includes these realistic, life-like depictions of female cartoon characters from Disney films (This is his personal project and has no affiliation with Disney).
|Belle (Beauty and the Beast)|
Väätäinen says of his work, "I have always been interested in character design, as well as the way people look and what makes them unique in their appearances."
|Ariel (The Little Mermaid)|
|Ursula (The Little Mermaid)|
|Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)|
Left: Esméralda (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame)
Right: Princess Tiana (The Princess and the Frog)
|Snow White (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)|
Left: Jane (Tarzan)
Right: Cinderella (Cinderella)
|Alice (Alice in Wonderland)|
And since creating these images the work has been getting much attention and buzz online.
"The response has been overwhelming, since I never really expected many people to see these. I am so grateful for people taking the time to comment on my work and get in contact with me after seeing these. It is so rewarding to see how many people can appreciate what I've done with the characters they all know and love so well," says Väätäinen
If you are Q-rious to have a look at more of Jirka Väätäinen's Work, click here.