If you think celebrities are cute already, you probably haven’t seen them cartoonized. No worries, this is your chance! This incredibly talented Russian artist, Lera Kiryakova, turns famous people and characters into adorable cartoons. The artist has developed a unique style while highlighting the features and intricate details that make her subjects easily recognizable. We’ve previously shared Kiryakova’s charming celebrity reimaginations here and here.
Dive into the lovely gallery and vote for your favorites!
She currently has 346,000 followers on her Instagram and a quick scroll through her feed explains why. As the artist is constantly improving her skills and distinctive style, we are bringing her new portraits to the table. Kiryakova has penned realistic drawings of nearly everyone – from modern pop idols such as Billy Eilish, Ariana Grande and Rihanna to icons we dearly miss such as Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury or David Bowie.
Lera Kiryakova started working with pen and ink but she has been experimenting with different types of mediums since – oil, watercolor, pencils, markers, you name it… And it seems that she has mastered them all! She has recently been exploring the digital universe and coming up with amazing illustrations created with a Wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop. She invites her audience to the behind-the-scenes of her work process by sharing thorough tutorials on her YouTube channel.