Cosplayers - like other artists - have a learning curve they have to go through if they want to achieve greatness, but it seems that Justyna Sosnowska has found a shortcut. Don't get me wrong; I'm not saying Sosnowska (also known as Sosenka) hasn't put in the hard work, but that the combination of her incredible dedication and talent has allowed her to achieve stunning results in just 3 years.

Sosenka has a Landscape Architecture degree and her interest in SFX makeup started only in 2014, as a hobby. It quickly evolved into something much bigger, though. "I fell in love with what I do," Sosenka writes. She also thinks she has learned a lot of things along the way: "From various technical methods of mapping the images of the characters to strengthening certain personality traits such as patience, precision, succession in pursuit of the goal." This eventually led her to trying cosplay, and in this area the Pole realized her true potential.

From simple, yet perfectly executed 30-minute cosplay challenges to painstakingly intricate full-body costumes, Sosenka isn't afraid to try new things or portray a wide array of characters. Scroll down to check out what earned her over 300K Facebook followers and upvote your favorite transformations.

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Meet Justyna 'Sosenka' Sosnowska, a self-taught Polish SFX makeup artist with an interest in cosplay

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Azog, Pale Orc, The Hobbit

Azog, Pale Orc, The Hobbit

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Sidney Kozlowski
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3 years ago

This one needs more votes

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#2

Maleficent

Maleficent

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

Angelina jolie is that you?

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#3

The Mad Hatter, Alice In Wonderland

The Mad Hatter, Alice In Wonderland

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Rue Granger
Community Member
3 years ago

Even the gap between the teeth!

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#4

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

omigod how???

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#5

Severus Snape, Harry Potter

Severus Snape, Harry Potter

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picklerick
Community Member
3 years ago

you took the polyjuice potion didn't you?

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#6

Chatterer, Hellraiser

Chatterer, Hellraiser

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Community Member
3 years ago

HOWWWWW??? TEACH ME YOUR WAYS SENPAI!!!!

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#7

Hermiona Granger, Harry Potter

Hermiona Granger, Harry Potter

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Community Member
3 years ago

“Honestly, am I the only person who’s ever bothered to read Hogwarts, A History?” :DDD One of my favorites

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#8

Jack Sparrow, Pirates Of The Caribbean

Jack Sparrow, Pirates Of The Caribbean

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Community Member
3 years ago

Wow you really suit Johnny Depp!!

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#9

Dementor, Harry Potter

Dementor, Harry Potter

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

Another nightmare waiting to happen !

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#10

Hades, Hercules

Hades, Hercules

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

omg it's a cartoon come to life!

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#11

Tyrion Lannister, Game Of Thrones

Tyrion Lannister, Game Of Thrones

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picklerick
Community Member
3 years ago

what are you? a shapeshifter?

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#12

Bodypainting

Bodypainting

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Discovertic
Community Member
3 years ago

ok, ok I'm in the weird place again

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#13

Na'vi, Avatar

Na'vi, Avatar

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Victoria Jolley
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow looks great

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#14

Beerus, Dragon Ball Super

Beerus, Dragon Ball Super

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Community Member
3 years ago

Telling my self that's not a painting and failing

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#15

Khal Drogo, Game Of Thrones

Khal Drogo, Game Of Thrones

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

That.is.so.FRIGGIN cool!!

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#16

Daenerys Targaryen, Game Of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen, Game Of Thrones

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Rick Wall
Community Member
3 years ago

Her beauty is disturbing.

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#17

Jafar, Aladdin, Disney

Jafar, Aladdin, Disney

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Brikton wardell
Community Member
3 years ago

Needs a bit curlier goatee but otherwise 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

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#18

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Lurchie
Community Member
3 years ago

Better with the sunglasses. Her eyes are wrong.

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#19

L, Death Note

L, Death Note

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paul
Community Member
3 years ago

did you play L in death note?

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#20

Vampire

Vampire

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Isabel Ramirez
Community Member
3 years ago

First of all, it looks amazing! Second of all, Where is her hair? Third of all, IM GOING TO HAVE NIGHTMARES!!!!!:(

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#21

Princess Fiona, Shrek

Princess Fiona, Shrek

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

she kinda looks...animated

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#22

Jared Leto

Jared Leto

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Kelly Cambridge
Community Member
3 years ago

Jared!!! <3

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#23

Jasmine, Aladdin

Jasmine, Aladdin

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Community Member
3 years ago

Wow she is my idol lol

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#24

Elsa, Frozen

Elsa, Frozen

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Ana Breeze
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh my...Lovely!

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#25

Night King, Game Of Thrones

Night King, Game Of Thrones

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WaLe
Community Member
3 years ago

Ok that's it: she is actually No One. That's how she does it!

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#26

Hiro Homada, Big Hero 6

Hiro Homada, Big Hero 6

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

OMG yes this is may favorite!!! XD

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#27

E.t.'s Makeup

E.t.'s Makeup

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Jasmina Wetherley
Community Member
3 years ago

incredible!

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#28

Harley Quinn, Suicide Squad

Harley Quinn, Suicide Squad

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

she used body pain instead of clothes for this one nice

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#29

Lara Croft

Lara Croft

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

omigod this is all the same person...

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#30

Jon Snow, Game Of Thrones

Jon Snow, Game Of Thrones

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Kjorn
Community Member
3 years ago

the same emo-look :-)

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#31

Ariel, The Little Mermaid

Ariel, The Little Mermaid

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Community Member
3 years ago

Walking around on those - what do you call 'em? Oh - feet! My babyhood in a nut shell lol

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#32

The White Queen, Alice In Wonderland

The White Queen, Alice In Wonderland

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Community Member
3 years ago

Yesss This is so untrue!

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#33

Lady Scorpion, Mortal Kombat

Lady Scorpion, Mortal Kombat

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

Awesomeness!

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#34

Android 16, Dragon Ball

Android 16, Dragon Ball

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Sonia Leroux
Community Member
3 years ago

WOW

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#35

Sfx Makeup

Sfx Makeup

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

teach me

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#36

Zombies

Zombies

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

you might want to put some ointment on that

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#37

Mystique, X-Men

Mystique, X-Men

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Mark Erwin
Community Member
3 years ago

Finally, her original self. She's actually Mystique y'all.

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#38

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Isabel Tamayo
Community Member
3 years ago

So sooooo like him!

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#39

Colossal Titan, Attack On Titan

Colossal Titan, Attack On Titan

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

one of the best animes ever

Sofie Agni
Community Member
3 years ago

That is true!

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Frank
Community Member
3 years ago

Why do most of these look like cgi?

Heather Johnson
Community Member
3 years ago

Ive noticed that too.

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Carolyn Stewart
Community Member
3 years ago

Amazing!!

First first
Community Member
3 years ago

Omg !!!!

Keira Winterich
Community Member
3 years ago

AWESOME!!

Oliver Jalarvo
Community Member
3 years ago

One of the most sick, vial, disgusting and throughout mentally negative animes ever... Shouldn't even be called anime but something that makes people mentally ill above anything else...

Linda Gulley
Community Member
3 years ago

Agreed. I hate AOT with a passion.

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CZ
Community Member
3 years ago

HOW TO U DO THIS?????

Yvonne Horton
Community Member
3 years ago

Maybe she used some photoshop wisps of smoke brushes to create the smoke and even blue flame effects

Yvonne Horton
Community Member
3 years ago

Which makes me doubtful of the complete authenticity of these...too easy to touch up, even free at pixlr.com or sumopaint

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

HECK YEAH

picklerick
Community Member
3 years ago

charming.

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#40

Joker, Suicide Squad

Joker, Suicide Squad

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Tecia Cox
Community Member
3 years ago

This chick is....I don't have words she fuqqin rocks man!

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#41

Valak, The Conjuring 2

Valak, The Conjuring 2

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Daniel Vulikh
Community Member
3 years ago

Also Marylin Manson.

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#42

Scar, The Lion King

Scar, The Lion King

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WaLe
Community Member
3 years ago

Aaawww you rocked it! That glare!!!

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#43

Shinigami Ryuk, Death Note

Shinigami Ryuk, Death Note

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Sarah O'Dwyer
Community Member
3 years ago

OHMYGODTHISISAMAZING!!!

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#44

Master Roshi, Dragon Ball

Master Roshi, Dragon Ball

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Community Member
3 years ago

Haha ✌️

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#45

Anatomical Makeup

Anatomical Makeup

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

looks so 3D!!!

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#46

Mistress Death, Deadpool

Mistress Death, Deadpool

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Kiahna
Community Member
3 years ago

I expect a Lady Deadpool... you would ROCK that.

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#47

Seer, Vikings

Seer, Vikings

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First first
Community Member
3 years ago

Being lost in her beautiful eyes👀

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#48

Esmeralda, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

Esmeralda, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

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alwright
Community Member
3 years ago

ooh she is pretty

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#49

Necromancer, Diablo Iii

Necromancer, Diablo Iii

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KoalaOfDragons
Community Member
3 years ago

I always imagine girls in this kind of gear, going to comicon or something and some guy just says "great costume dude" and a super girly voice answers back :)))

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#50

The Book Cover Of "Witch" By Anna Litwinek

The Book Cover Of "Witch" By Anna Litwinek

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Seth Gecko
Community Member
3 years ago

Stunning!

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#51

Venom, Spiderman

Venom, Spiderman

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Brikton wardell
Community Member
3 years ago

He actually is a human, but a virus thing takes over him as his "host" and try's to kill Spider-Man because Spider-Man black suit is Spider-Man with the virus

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#52

Young Bellatrix Lestrange, Harry Potter

Young Bellatrix Lestrange, Harry Potter

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picklerick
Community Member
3 years ago

less creepy more hot version.

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#53

Thresh, League Of Legends

Thresh, League Of Legends

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Jun Santos II
Community Member
3 years ago

"What delightful agony we shall inflict" - Thresh :D

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#54

Darth Maul, Star Wars

Darth Maul, Star Wars

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That one panda
Community Member
3 years ago

HOW?? I don't understand!

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#55

Cruella De Vil, 101 Dalmatians

Cruella De Vil, 101 Dalmatians

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Kiahna
Community Member
3 years ago

Amazing! It looks a little like she has a brush in her mouth instead of an actual cigarette holder.

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#56

Imperfect Cell, Dragon Ball Z

Imperfect Cell, Dragon Ball Z

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Mario Seraphim
Community Member
3 years ago

mega

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#57

Storm, X-Men

Storm, X-Men

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First first
Community Member
3 years ago

Finally i know why men r more like to struck by lighting 6 times more than women :')

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#58

Cyborg 18, Dragon Ball

Cyborg 18, Dragon Ball

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Death by Cupcakes
Community Member
3 years ago

Android*

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#59

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

Majin Buu, Dragon Ball Z

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Dutch Sinco
Community Member
3 years ago

My favorite

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#60

Arya Stark, Game Of Thrones

Arya Stark, Game Of Thrones

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Karlakaka Salinas Valenzuela
Community Member
3 years ago

a girl has no name (again)

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#61

Tony Stark, Iron Man

Tony Stark, Iron Man

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Kiahna
Community Member
3 years ago

She always manages to look exactly like her character. Face shape, colour, hair, everything.

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#62

Dark Elf

Dark Elf

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Community Member
3 years ago

Love it

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#63

Raziel, Legacy Of Kain

Raziel, Legacy Of Kain

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Thomas Kolev
Community Member
3 years ago

SOMEONE REMEMBERS SOUL REAVER! That makes me happy.

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#64

Pain, Naruto

Pain, Naruto

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Mario Seraphim
Community Member
3 years ago

fajnie

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#65

Deadpool, Deadpool

Deadpool, Deadpool

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Oliver Jalarvo
Community Member
3 years ago

Almost perfect, Wade Wilson has normal human eyes underneath the mask. Othervise very good! :) (DP enthusiast here ^^' )

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#66

Nana Osaki, Nana

Nana Osaki, Nana

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
3 years ago

i love nana

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#67

Rafiki, The Lion King

Rafiki, The Lion King

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Megaman
Community Member
3 years ago

Hacunmatata...

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#68

Azog, The Hobbit

Azog, The Hobbit

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Francisco Rio Doce Martins
Community Member
3 years ago

Azog is an orc. A pale one.

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#69

Grey Worm, Game Of Thrones

Grey Worm, Game Of Thrones