Dutch graphic designer Ard Gelinck makes time travel possible. At least, for celebrities. Gelinck has been photoshopping famous people as if they're hanging out with their younger selves, and the images come out so cool, you can't help but wonder if some of his subjects have them framed.

Gelinck has worked on these photomontages for about 10 years now, but it doesn't look like he's running out of ideas. On the contrary. The graphic designer continues to delight his 258K Instagram followers with regular uploads. Continue scrolling to check out the latest ones, and for his earlier works, fire up Bored Panda's older articles here and here.

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Matt Leblanc

Matt Leblanc

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1 year ago

How you doin'?

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The graphic designer said he's always trying to challenge himself when it comes to Photoshop. "The 'Then and Now' series is quite old when you consider that me and my brother made the first image for it about 10 years ago," Gelinck told Bored Panda. "About 5 years ago, I edited pictures for a lot of Dutch celebrities and it was a success, so I then started working with foreign celebrity photos. The first one was Madonna, and she even posted my image on her own Instagram."

The Queen of Pop, however, isn't the only Gelinck subject who has publicly admired his work. Rob Lowe, Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Annie Lennox, BeeGees, Jason Priestly, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Carice van Houten, Sylvester Stallone, Robbie Williams, Michael Douglas, Ricky Gervais, and many more have also given him a shoutout. "When I think about it, the list is quite impressive," Gelinck said.

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Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

This makes me cry a bit...

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When the Photoshop wizard is composing the pictures, he's often trying to make the subject and their former self embrace one another, be it an arm on the shoulder on a hug. "[The actual pose] depends on a lot of things. I'm trying to find one where they're standing next to each other."

The graphic designer thinks that his project has become so popular because people enjoy taking a trip down memory lane. Each of Gelinck's images is like a shot of nostalgia that brings back past moments of enjoying music chart hits, TV shows, and movies.

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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Kind of looks like Harry and James.

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#4

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

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Tori Duffek Flores
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1 year ago

she was beautiful!!!

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#5

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

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Bored Seb
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1 year ago

Now he could play James Bond

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#6

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

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Iris
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1 year ago

And another one of my favorite actors ❤❤

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#7

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Love how his personality and sense of humor shines through.

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#8

David Bowie

David Bowie

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Hisseefit
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1 year ago

Wish they would of used a Ziggy Stardust pic. 1972 vs 1986

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#9

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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troufaki13
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1 year ago

I think she has aged well

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#10

Will Smith

Will Smith

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

He didn't change much!

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

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Kathy Smith
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1 year ago

I admire her immensely. Also, she’s a wonderful actress, and beautiful.

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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Lilly's happy place
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1 year ago

she is my favorite actress, she is beautiful and she has never made a bad movie.

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#13

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

Like fine wine :)

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#14

Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Could this photoshop 𝘣𝘦 any better?

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#15

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

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Mark
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1 year ago

"I feel so funky" one of the best lines ever in a film, I know it's coming and it still makes me smile :)

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Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

Okay, but this is two of his characters, not how he actually looks. I'd like to see a side by side without costuming.

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George Clooney

George Clooney

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Jennifer Gould
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1 year ago

Wished they used his pic from his time on Rosanne! lol With his curly hair! :)

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#18

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

So amazing that he needs to be on here twice

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

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N G
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1 year ago

Ricky, please explain yourself

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Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

Ah, the good old days when Luke preferred a blaster over a lightsaber, wanted to go to Tosche Station for power converters, and had two biological hands

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#21

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

I. LOVE. DOLLY. My daughter subscribes to her "Imagination Library" and has gotten a free book, every month since she was born! She has a heart of gold and is a true role model.

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#22

The Rock

The Rock

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Zoe Murphy
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1 year ago

I think he looks better now.

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#23

Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

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Robin DJW
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1 year ago

He has aged better than many.

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Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

this dude aged like fine wine

Bob Belcher
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1 year ago

So did his music. I remember watching a documentary about him. Everyone told him to just join another band and not try to start something himself. Only his mother backed him up. God bless that woman.

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

The only difference is a beard.

Jaye Rodger
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1 year ago

A legend on stage, an amazing human off it

Lupo mulder
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1 year ago

WoW! he just looks like the drummer of Nirvana :P

CincyReds
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1 year ago

I love you Dave! You are probably one the mos talented men out there. You are the shit! Pretender

Raine Soo
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1 year ago

David Grohl - one of the nicest guys in rock.

Kamilla Juel Sørensen
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1 year ago

No difference!

[] person []
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1 year ago

Just a beard

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Megan Cummings
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1 year ago

Oh Dave, you just keep getting better xo

gracefullikeagazelle
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1 year ago

I love him.

Mary Barry
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1 year ago

He looks even better and happier!

Sue Foster
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1 year ago

Best smile ever

Julie Atwood
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1 year ago

he really hasn't aged, he just grew a beard

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

Improved with age

Chris Conway
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1 year ago

When you smile all the time you don't need surgery.

LM Jones
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1 year ago

This goofball is pretty awesome.

Teresa Groth
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1 year ago

All I can say is time has been good for Him!

Debbie Cawley
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1 year ago

So awesome!

Arliene Hutzel
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1 year ago

what a smiiile.

Julia Melvin-Reynolds
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1 year ago

There goes my hero....

Julia Melvin-Reynolds
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1 year ago

There goes my hero...

Miranda Prince
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1 year ago

love him!

Denisse Franco
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1 year ago

He looks better now.

Rebecca Davies-Kleitz
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1 year ago

I just love him!

Migue Avendaño
Community Member
1 year ago

Hasn't chance anything. Take the beard off the older David Grohl and he will be a kid again

Diana Hockley
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1 year ago

Still has an enormous amount of teeth - which he is no doubt, thankful LOL

Merilyn Horton
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1 year ago

Aged? I don’t think so.

Shelley DuVal
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1 year ago

Love Dave Grohl. Best thing he did was to form his own band. Some great music emerged

Wendy Eros
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1 year ago

Straight up, he looks better now. Aged like fine wine.

Anna D
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1 year ago

Looks better older.

Lisa Tomlin
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1 year ago

Hollywood Vampires

Melissa Watts
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1 year ago

Definitely looks better grown up

Sterling Malory Archer
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1 year ago

One of the NICEST people I have ever met

Jean Hendrickson
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1 year ago

He looked like a young John Travolta!

Serenity Ferguson
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1 year ago

He has a pretty smile

Panda with Heart
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1 year ago

Handsome regardless of age

Susy Ventura
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1 year ago

Why not put Kirk Cobain instead. I'm sure some family member has a child pic of him

Rick Ludlow
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1 year ago

who?

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Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

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1 year ago

Kevin! wow i hardly recognize him now he looks to different

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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

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JessG
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1 year ago

When did Whoopie's hair go completely white?!?!

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George Michael

George Michael

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

RIP

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Sean Astin

Sean Astin

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LoPandas
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1 year ago

YES!!!! I WAS WAITING FOR THIS ONE

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Conan O’brien

Conan O’brien

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Granny Square
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1 year ago

That T-shirt! LOL

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Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

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Mark
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1 year ago

I personally don't think he has aged well, probably comes from playing a evil character!

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