Russian illustrator creates hand-drawn cartoons of celebrities Art / Artists / Sketching

We often see our favorite celebrities in different looks, but have you ever imagined them as cartoon characters? Russian illustrator, Lera Kiryakova, brilliantly turns celebs into adorable hand-drawn cartoon characters. These appealing cartoons of celebrities are made of their original photographs.

The resulting anime sketches bear uncanny resemblance to the photographs of the celebrities. You may not even need the original picture to figure out the respective hand-drawn cartoon character is of which celeb. Each sketch is a result of immense patience and hours of hard work.

The puppet-style cartoon illustrations of celebrities not only bear a close resemblance to their photos, but also add adorable to look each illustration. These celebrity cartoon portraits look so amazing that these could actually become faces of different characters in an animated movie.

Have a look at the cartoon illustrations yourself, we’re sure you’ll be impressed by the detailing and adorableness. Kiryakova often shares her work on social media and even garnered thousands of followers who adore her work. You can see more of her work on Instagram.

For now, check out the images below to have a closer look at these animated celebrity drawings.

# Sarah McDaniel

Sarah McDaniel cartoon

# Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey- Cartoon

# Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch cartoon

# Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth cartoon

# Emma Stone

Emma Stone cartoon

# Beyonce

Beyonce cartoon

# Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie cartoon

# Rihanna

Rihanna cartoon

# Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez cartoon

# Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves cartoon

# Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin cartoon

# Maddie Ziegler

Maddie Ziegler cartoon

# Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp cartoon

# Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner Cartoon

# Maddie Ziegler

Maddie Ziegler cartoon -2

Via: DesignYouTrust

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