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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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#25

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

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fro_st puppy
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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

Gregg V
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1 year ago

Wham! Now that was fun.

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Jean Hendrickson
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1 year ago

He was sooo pretty and the very handsome! Gone too soon.

Kiss Army
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1 year ago

It's hard to look at this without smiling... His smile is so infectious!!

Panda with Heart
Community Member
1 year ago

This makes me sad!! Gone to soon!!

Iris
Community Member
1 year ago

Miss him 😔

Merilyn Horton
Community Member
1 year ago

Wish he had been kinder to himself.

Sandra Stewart
Community Member
1 year ago

I will forever have a special place in my heart for him. At any age. RIP.

tuzdayschild
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1 year ago (edited)

This man is still here in my head.

Ayse Koraltay
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1 year ago

beautiful in both xxxx

Pat Wooster
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1 year ago

This one makes me sad.

Josh Coker
Community Member
1 year ago

voice of an angel

Suzy Mitchell
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1 year ago

Great voice. Troubled dude. Gone too soon.

Shelley DuVal
Community Member
1 year ago

Died 4 years ago, doesn't seem that long ago.

Zoe's Mom
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1 year ago

My favorite singer and songwriter.

Alexis Davar
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4 months ago

How did you get them holding pinkies?

Sheila Skolsky
Community Member
1 year ago

Was so handsome

Julie Atwood
Community Member
1 year ago

this makes me sad

Debbie Ramsay Hibbert
Community Member
1 year ago

I liked his look when he was younger.....cutting all his hair off was a pity.

Daniel Soto
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1 year ago

Most beautiful voice I've ever heard in my life time. Superb, definitive.

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

Really well done putting these photos together!

Hannah Perez
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1 year ago

Oh this one is great too

Catherine Cramer
Community Member
1 year ago

What a loss :(

Wendy Emlinger (ManyTotems)
Community Member
1 year ago

I like this one. They look like they're actually touching.

TomiSmith
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1 year ago

Wish he were still here.

Anne Ramdass
Community Member
1 year ago

This one hurts a little bit.

Chitra Perez
Community Member
1 year ago

Beautiful man, wonderful music, sadly missed

LM Jones
Community Member
1 year ago

More at peace with himself as he aged.

Kona Gurion
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1 year ago

Not really...as he aged, he got more into drug dependence, and unfortunately, it affected his music. He died way too you...he was a troubled but loving soul...and what a talent. RIP

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Donald Holder
Community Member
1 year ago

So sad RIP.

Viv Hart
Community Member
1 year ago

Where has his hair gone? Looked so good.

LadyAna
Community Member
1 year ago

...RIP 😭

Arliene Hutzel
Community Member
1 year ago

always loved his look

Jessica Langmeyer Specht
Community Member
1 year ago

both good looking

Lorlie Ann
Community Member
1 year ago

Miss him So Much!!

Joyce Brazel
Community Member
1 year ago

He should have kept his hair long.

Marie Mott
Community Member
1 year ago

Soooo sad!!....we lost him way to soon!! I loved him!!! What a voice and so handsome too!!.....that smile!!!!

Jo Jo Timmons
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1 year ago

RIP Beautiful 💕

Susie Swearingen-Kamachi
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1 year ago

Better looking now!

WaitingtokissGregDavis
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1 year ago

Such a beautiful man.

Leslie Alexander
Community Member
1 year ago

Breaks my heart. I love his voice. Had planned on seeing him in concert one day. Waited too long.....

Mary Barry
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1 year ago

Bless his heart!

Heather Reynolds Atwood
Community Member
1 year ago

Miss you soo much!!!

Lois Arrowood
Community Member
1 year ago

RIP George. You were gone WAY to soon.

Petteri Turtiainen
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1 year ago

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LoPandas
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1 year ago

Oh this is amazing

Gipsy Kings fan
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1 year ago

Again, see my comments under Carrie Fisher and David Bowie! >:-O

Gianna
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1 year ago

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O well, he's dead.

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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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