Jirka Väätäinen is a Finnish designer and photographer currently studying graphic design at the Art University College at Bournemouth. His series on Behance titled Envisioning Disney Characters in “Real Life” is one of the most ‘appreciated’ (think of it as a Like on Facebook) projects of all time on Behance with 14,528 thumbs up at the time of this posting.

Jirka has a really impressive portfolio of work not only on Behance, but on his personal blog as well. Jirka has tremendous talent and the Sifter looks forward to inspiring work from this artist for many years to come :)

Below are 15 famous Disney female characters and what they might look like in real life. Enjoy!

1. Ariel – The Little Mermaid

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

2. Belle – Beauty and the Beast

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

3. Princess Jasmine – Aladdin

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

4. Snow White – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

5. Fa Mulan – Mulan

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

6. Tiana – The Princess and the Frog

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

7. Jane Porter – Tarzan

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

8. Ursula – The Little Mermaid

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

9. Esmeralda – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

10. Megara – Hercules

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

11. Rapunzel – Tangled

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

12. Cinderella

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

13. Princess Aurora – Sleeping Beauty

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

14. Pocahontas

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen

15. Alice – Alice in Wonderland

Artwork by Jirka Väätäinen
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