One of the best things about the advent of the internet is the wealth of amazing talent thats so much easier to discover through the power of social media. Instagram, in particular, is a fantastic resource for finding cute and innovative art. But one account thats seriously impressed the internet this week perfectly combines a genius idea with killer execution.
An amazingly talented artist based in Ukraine has dedicated herstunning Instagram pageto one very specific niche. Helen Morgun uses her incredible skills to draw her favorite celebrities – but not as youve ever seen them before. She transforms the stars of today in a wonderfully unique way, merging them with an unlikely inspiration: Disney Princesses.
Her creations have involvedGame of Thronesstars, and a huge range of models, singers and actresses. Curious as to which princess your favorite star would be? Read on.
Its something that not many people have the skill set for, which makes it all the more impressive when someone does.
The process can be more important than the end result and its a great hobby to have.
But for a select few, its even more than a hobby.
The enviable talent of being able to draw well is rare and those who have it can often gain a following.
Because seeing really good art can elicit an emotional reaction.
Being able to view exactly what was previously inside someones mind is actually pretty magical, if you think about it.
Sometimes, when you see something that someone else has created, the only thought available to you is wow.
The natural talent, dedication, and hard work of an artist tends to feel like something that deserves praise.
Its strange that a visual object can have emotional ramifications but thats part of the majesty of being alive.
And in recent years, discovering art has never been easier.
Thanks to the internet, people are much more able to share their talent and creations with the world, which is a very good thing.
Many newer artists have started their careers on social media, gaining a loyal following of dedicated fans along the way.
The talented Ukrainian-based creative had garnered a legion of fans thanks to her stunning creations, which she shares on Instagram and YouTube.
Her images tend to be a little ethereal, with an emphasis on portraiture. She also uses color in a super appealing way.
She often draws inspiration from popular culture for her creations, including her super cute magazine cover series.
And theres one place in particular that Morgun finds her inspiration.
The talented artist loves to include features, clothing, and makeup from the Disney princesses.
Her work is well suited to the Disney princess catalogue, as she often includes similar colors and has a similar drawing style.
Her Instagram page is full of these stunning images.
Heres Scarlett Johansonn re-imagined as Russian orphan and secret princess, Anastasia.
Heres Megan Fox drawn as the heroine fromHercules,sassy badass Megara.
Morgun often asks her followers which combination of celebrity and princess they want to see.
And the results are truly stunning. Heres Amber Heard in anAlice in Wonderlanditeration.
She generously shares images of her inspiration photos alongside the finished result to help fans to understand how she got there.
Weve selected more of our favorites to show you.
Some of these are truly incredible. We think this Mila Kunis as Esmerelda fromThe Hunchback of Notre Dameis really inspired.
This image inspired by Emma Stone is still pretty fantastical though and, it goes without saying, incredibly beautiful.
This image of Billie Eilish as Kida Nedakh fromAtlantic: The Lost Empireis a truly inspired combination and there are plenty more to come!
Shes chosen to include actors from the show in lots of her work, including this cute image of Emilia Clark, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, as Belle fromBeauty and the Beast.
And thats not the onlyGame of Thronesstar shes drawn.
Morgun also opted to create Ariel, fromThe Little Mermaid,in the image of Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark in the epic television series.
Amanda Seyfried, best known for her roles inMean GirlsandMamma Mia, is expertly blended with Rapunzel.
Like this? There are many more where that came from!
In this image, inspired by smash hit movieFrozen,Morgun has opted to cast Cara Delevingne as Anna and Margot Robbie as Elsa.
Sometimes, shell use a lesser known character as inspiration.
Here, she casts pop superstar Ariana Grande as Vanellope von Schweetz, Ralphs sidekick and best friend inWreck-It Ralph.
The internet has really gone wild for one image in particular, though.
This picture of actress Blake Lively recast as Aurora fromSleeping Beautyis simply stunning.
Peoplelovethis image of pop star turned business mogul, Rihanna, as Tiana fromThe Princess and the Frog,in particular.
And its clear that shes not short of inspiration.
Alongside her Disney princess series, Morgun is working on another set of celebrity images inspired by emotion. Check out model Tyra Banks portraying anger.
It looks as though Morgun is ready to start another new series of male celebrities inspired by the Disney princes. We cant wait to see what this incredible talent does next!