Cartoon characters look even more captivating as soon as Darky Artist adds the finishing touches. This aspiring illustrator turns famous cartoon characters into real people. The illustrations are done so skillfully that it’s hard to tell whether it’s a photo or a drawing. Darky Artist has garnered over 20,000 followers, and their page keeps growing day after day.

BrightSide has picked the best ones that will make you look at your favorite cartoons from a different perspective.

Esmeralda

The Hunchback of Notre Dame / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramJohn Smith

Pocahontas / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramViolet Parr

The Incredibles / Pixar Animation Studiosdarky.artist / InstagramPocahontas

Pocahontas / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramJack Frost

Rise of the Guardians / Paramount Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramPrince Adam

Beauty and the Beast / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramTiana

The Princess and the Frog / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramMerida

Brave / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramMulan

Mulan / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramPrince Eric

The Little Mermaid / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramAladdin

Aladdin / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramHiccup

How to Train Your Dragon / DreamWorks Animationdarky.artist / InstagramCinderella

Cinderella / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramShang

<-31">Mulan / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramTinker Bell

<-34">Peter Pan / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramAriel

<-36">The Little Mermaid / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / InstagramBelle

Beauty and the Beast / Walt Disney Picturesdarky.artist / Instagram

Did you recognize the characters? Did you imagine them this way?