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This Is What 5 Of Our Favorite Disney Princesses Would Look Like In Real Life

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In recent years, Finland-based artist Jirka Väätäinen has been making waves online with his hyper-realistic paintings of classic Disney cartoon characters. His artwork depicts royalty, villains, and everything in between. Have you ever wondered what your favorite Disney princesses might look like in real life? Keep reading to find out!

Arabian Nights

While it may not feature her classic blue two-piece outfit, true Aladdin fans will have no trouble recognizing this Princess Jasmine look. After all, with her big brown eyes and spot-on expression, how could anyone possibly confuse this beauty for anyone else? The artist captured her fiery gaze perfectly.

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Tale As Old As Time

Long before Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast hit the big screen in 2017, Väätäinen’s interpretation of Princess Belle was already stirring up excitement online. Nearly every detail of the painting is true-to-character. Needless to say, Emma Watson had her work cut out for her.

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Let It Go

It’s no secret that Frozen was a massive hit. From the success of “Let It Go” to the plethora of Elsa costumes for Halloween that year, the star character captured the hearts of Disney fans everywhere. Naturally, Väätäinen showed his love with a portrait worthy of a queen. 

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Part Of Your World

It might be hard to imagine a half-fish, half-person looking very realistic. Fortunately, this artist had no problem balancing fantasy and reality with his take on The Little Mermaid. While her flowing, red mane might seem like the stuff of fiction as represented by Disney princesses, her open, friendly face speaks to her human side.

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How Far I’ll Go

A more recent addition to the Disney princesses family, Moana‘s titular character has already made a splash in the hearts of millions. When the film was released, many fans celebrated the introduction of a Polynesian princess. Now, thanks to the character, Väätäinen’s catalog is getting a bit more diverse as well. 

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Jim Henson’s ‘The Storyteller’ Set To Return Thanks To Neil Gaiman

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Famous People In History Whose Identities Remain Unknown

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