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The Jirka Vaatainen 'Real Life Disney Characters' are Surreal Snaps

By: Regan Canie - Published: • References: behance.net & buzzfeed
It's a well-known fact that the Little Mermaid wanted human legs and Sleeping Beauty yearned to wake up to reality, but no one has brought the princesses into the realm of real-life more than Jirka Vaatainen with his 'Real Life Disney Characters.'

Finnish graphic design student, Vaatainen, decided to take on the task of turning the iconic cartoon characters into very human-like illustrations while maintaining all of their wonderfully Walt-given qualities. Sure, they have impossibly immaculate hair and flawlessly sketched bone structures, but the Disney divas really do look like regular people despite the fins.

The Jirka Vaatainen 'Real Life Disney Characters' are so accurate and exact that they'll make you wonder if these perfect princesses really do exist. Stats for Humanized Princess Portraits Trending: Older & Popular
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