Alexandra Chertulova, who is also known by an artist’s name Rayda Ealvay, is a 19-year-old self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist from Perm, Russia. She’s constantly surprising her more than 10k followers on Instagram with her dreamlike photo manipulations that she creates using Photoshop.

But what’s even more interesting here is that Rayda uses self-portraits to express her artistic thoughts. In her surreal artworks, she explores the identity, emotions, and dreams. Scroll down to see them for yourself!

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Terror from Beyond Space
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She'll need all the king's horses and all the king's men to put her back together again.

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Honesty Olishia
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It reminds me of that one scene in the old The Silver Chair (Narnia) movie when Jill and Eustace are at school hiding.

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yep - seems no-one really knows what to say about this one!

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Dark Half
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i don't think this is photoshoped, all natural

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Not sure I'd be terribly calm if I saw that outside my window... :-)

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Cotton cloud
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

ooh this one's good...Maybe it means that all the person sees is time running out?

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BlackestDawn
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When they say humans are made of mostly water I doubt they imagine this.

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I get some boring phone calls for work at times but none so bad that I'd be desperately hoping a sea creature would come out the receiver and strangle me.

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Galaxii
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No need to bring the spring. It'll follow you. :D This is truly amazing.

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Miss Mastiff
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love this one, everything right, the composition, the look and the make up. Very nice

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Warm wax was part of a therapy I used to have on my hands - always remember being a wee bit scared of sticking my hands in the hot melted wax. This reminded me of how it felt.

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Pepper
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

is she holding the sheet music to One Way or Another by Blondie??

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Kath Leen
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

so that's how universe was formed... :D

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Galaxii
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Something old grows into something new...

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I had a lady bird on my arm one sunny day years ago - the little sod bit me.

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Who doesn't get a day when they have their own personal black cloud?

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