One of Joaslin's transformations.
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  • Joaslin transforms photographs of real people into Disney-like characters.
  • She achieves her glossy, computerised style with the assistance of a digital tablet and Photoshop.
  • Through her transformations, Joaslin aims for "unique colours" and uses a style that she has been developing for years.

Joaslin is a Madagascar-born, French artist who specialises in Disney-like, computerised transformations of real people.

She shares her artwork on Instagram, where she has amassed almost 40,000 followers, and often shares snippets of the technique she uses to achieve her style.

Keep scrolling to see some of Joaslin's most amazing works, including a custom-made transformation of me.


Joaslin is a Madagascar-born, France-based artist who specialises in turning people into cartoon characters.

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This Instagram post's captions said, "This painting was made on a single layer! It was challenging to do and thanks to it I found out that there are some tricks to make you paint much faster!"


Her style is distinctly glossy, and she uses a digital tablet and Photoshop to achieve this look.

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To see just how Joaslin does it, check out her how-to videos on Linktree.


Joaslin has been developing her style for years.

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This portrait is actually animated.


She uses unique colours to completely "envelop her charming subjects," she said in a Bored Panda post.

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"I bring out their cuteness during the semi-realistic creation process," she wrote, "in which I aim for unique colours and style meticulously crafted for years."


The result? Real life people turned into Disney-Pixar-like characters.

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Joaslin's transformations have accumulated quite a following: almost 40,000 followers on Instagram.

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Joaslin also shares her artwork on Facebook and Twitter.


Anyone can commission one of her Disney transformations.

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Believe it or not, Joaslin doesn't get too many requests from men. On Instagram, she wrote that this transformation was one of the "rare" exceptions.


Joaslin told INSIDER her favourite facial features to transform are eyes.

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"I love painting eyes, obviously," she wrote.


Like these sun-drenched peepers.

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And this woman's electric green eyes.

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Joaslin exaggerates peoples' standout features in order to make the cartoon versions accurate.

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Notice this woman's eyebrows and blonde curls, which are focal points of her cartoon transformation.


And in some cases, she alters features to make them even more fantastical.

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This woman's hair went from auburn to bright red.


Joaslin likes to give fictional characters a transformation, too.

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Here, she's rendered her own artistic interpretation of Groot from "Guardians of the Galaxy." She's also turned the Starbucks logo into a Disney cartoon.


And she's completely transformed No-Face from "Spirited Away."

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But at the end of the day, real people are her bread and butter.

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Joaslin's attention to detail is what makes her illustrations look truly animated.

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According to her Instagram post, this transformation took her weeks to complete.


Joaslin even transformed me ...

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... and it is very accurate.

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Follow Joaslin on Instagram to see more of her artwork.

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