Artist Re-Imagines Disney Princesses Into Modern-Day Millennials

There’s no doubt that Disney princesses are among the most iconic characters of all time. So, it’s not surprising to see various artists reimagining them and giving them a whole new look. We’ve seen them transformed into X-Men characters and even seen their dark and creepy alter egos. But, this time, we’ll have a peek at how these classic characters would look as modern-day millennials.

Kiev based artist Daria Artemieva takes delight in bringing Disney characters to life with a contemporary twist. Aside from giving them a modern makeover, she also positions them against real-life backgrounds, contributing to her works’ overall modernity. From Snow White taking a mirror selfie to Pocahontas attending Coachella, the modern rendition of the fairytale favorites are certainly on point. So, keep scrolling down to see these iconic characters come to life as millennials!

 

First up, we have modern day Snow White taking a selfie!

This princess is wearing a modern version of her dress and she even has a red apple phone to.

 

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Pocahontas is partying at Coachella

This princess really suits festival fashion! The artist has transformed her dress into a trendy summer outfit that you would really see at festivals and other fun events.

 

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Meet Pocahantas!?? Coachella girl ? Eng below ?? ?? ? ?? ???????? ?????????? ????? ? 1. ?????????? — ???????? ????????? ????????? ???????, ?????? ?? ?????-?????? ?????????? ???????, ??????? ?? ?????????? ??????????? ?????????. ???????? ??????????? ??? «????????? ?????????». 2. ? ?????? ?????????? ????? ?????????????, ???? ???? ???????????? ?? ?????. ?????? ?????????? ????? ? ?????????? 21 ????? 1617 ?. ? ???????? 22 ???. 3. ??? ???????? ??????? ????????????? ???????? ? ???? ?????? ??????????? ??????? ? ?????? ????????? ???????????? ?? ????????? ????????. ???? ????? ??????? ????????? ??????, ?????? ????, ????? ??? ??????? ???? ??????? ??????? ???? ???????. 4. ??????????»- ???? ?? ???? ??????????? ????????????, ?????????? ?? ???????? ????????, ?????? – «?????». ????? ?? ???? ???????? Interesting facts about Pocahantas ? 1. Pocahontas's real name was Matoaka. As a child, she was also called Pocahontas, meaning "playful one," and the name stuck. Her father was Powhatan (c. 1550–1618), the chief of a group of tribes that bore his name and spoke the Native American Algonquian language. 2. In England Pocahontas was a great success. She was treated as a princess, entertained by the Anglican bishop of London, and introduced to England's King James I and Queen Anne. Pocahantas died from the diseas on 21st of March, 1617 at age 22. 3. Irene Bedard, who voiced Pocahontas, also served as the physical model for the character. The animation was somewhat influenced by her physicalities. 4. Pocahontas is one of two Disney movies based on a true historical story. The other is Mulan! #wacom #drawing #digitalpainting #madewithwacom #dariart #cartoon #dariart_cartoon #character #digitalart #digital #instaart #instaartist #artist #speedpainting #art #animation #disney #illustration #artukraine #kievart #artdiscover #artcrowds #tacart #illustratenow #dariart_disney

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Jasmine in gym clothes

Yup, her magic carpet is now a yoga mat! This is a cool image because we can imagine that modern day Jasmine would enjoy fitness and good health.

 

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Meet Yoga Jasmine!??? ???????? ???? ?????????? ?????? ? ????????????)? 1. ?????????? ????????? ???????? ??? ??? ????, ? ????? ????????, ?????????????? ??????? ?? ???????; 2.?????????? ?????? ??? ????? ???????;? 3. ????????? ???????? ?? ?????? ???????? ??????????? ????? ?????? ?? ?????????? ??????????? ?? ??????;? 4. ???????? ??? ??????? ?? ??????? ?????? ?? ?????? "1001 ????"? ????? ?? ?????)? Interesting facts about movie "Alladin": 1. Alladin chatacter was based on Tom Cruise; his pants was drawn from MC Hammer’s pants;? 2. Genie was based on Robin Williams appearance;? 3. Islamic commission of human rights criticized Jasmine’s look because she was too naked for them. 4. The plot was written from one tail from “1001 nights” tails. Did you know these facts?? #wacom #drawing #digitalpainting #madewithwacom #dariart #cartoon #dariart_cartoon #character #digitalart #digital #instaart #instaartist #artist #speedpainting #art #animation #disney #illustration #artukraine #kievart #artdiscover #artcrowds #tacart #illustratenow #dariart_disney #alladin

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Next, you can see Belle sipping on a bottle of Coca-Cola

Notice the rose print on her denim overalls, this is inspired by the Enchanted Rose from the 1991 animated film.

 

 

Ariel holding a Starbucks drink

Luckily, the barista spelled her name correctly! Also, take a look at her cute tattoo of Flounder on her right arm!

 

 

Aurora having her breakfast in bed

We bet we’re not the only ones digging her “Love to Sleep” pajamas because they are so fun and stylish. It is very clever how the artist uses the themes of the movies to create her modern princesses.

 

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Meet Aurora!? ???? ??????, ????? ????????, ???????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ??? ????????? ?? ???????? ?????????? ????? ? ??????????? «?????? ?????????»? ???????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ?? ?????? ??????????? ? ??? ?? ????????? ??????? ??????, ??? ?????????? ????? ????? ????? ?? «??????????» ?????? ?????? ?? "?????? ?????????" ??? ?????? ? ????? ?????? ???????, ??????? ?????????????, ??????? ???????? ????? ???????? ????????? II. ????? ?????????? ?????, ????????? «????????? ? ????????» ????? ???????? ?????????? ????? ?? «?????? ?????????» ?????? ?????? ??? ???????? ?? ??????? ????? ?? «?????? ?????????», ???? ?????????? ?????????? ??????? ??????????? ??????? ???? ??????? ??? ???????? ?????? ?????? «?????? ?????????» ??? ????????? ???????? ?????? ?????????? ?? ?????? ?????? ? ?????????? ?? ?????? ? 1989 ? «?????????» Traditionaly found some interesting facts about “Sleeping beauty” movie ? ?Much of the film's score was taken from Tchaikovsky's ballet by the same name. ?Disney was afraid that the film would be too similar to their earlier princess feature, Snow White. ?Prince Philip was named after England's real life Prince Philip. ?To save time, the creators of Beauty and the Beast reused animation from Sleeping Beauty's final dance sequence.  The original fairytale had a much more disturbing ending. ?Disneyland's castle was based off of the one from Sleeping Beauty to promote the film. ?Disney based Aurora's look off of Audrey Hepburn. ?Sleeping Beauty was the last Disney feature based on a princess fairytale until 1989's The Little Mermaid #wacom #drawing #digitalpainting #madewithwacom #dariart #cartoon #dariart_cartoon #character #digitalart #digital #instaart #instaartist #artist #speedpainting #art #animation #disney #illustration #artukraine #kievart #artdiscover #artcrowds #tacart #illustratenow #dariart_disney

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Despite her fresh take on the classic characters, the artist still stays true to their signature styles. As much as possible, she also tries to incorporate the fairytale’s themes and color schemes into her works. In addition, she enjoys including fun facts about the characters, as well as the corresponding films that they’re in. With over 130K followers on Instagram, it goes without saying that people, especially Disney fans, love these renditions.

 

Merida with a “brave” tattoo on her left forearm

Each outfit really captures each princess because Merida looks stylish, rebellious and cool. We can imagine that Merida would really like this outfit.

 

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Meet Merida!? Eng ???? ????????? ?? ???????? ???? ?? ????? ??????? ???????? ??? ????, ?????? ??? ????????? ????? ??????????, ?????? ?? ?????? ?? ??????, ????????? ? ? ?? ???????? ?????????? ??????: ?????????????? ????? «??????? ???????» ???????? ?????????? ?????? «?????» ? «??????? ??????» ???????? — ???????????? ??????????? ????????? Disney. ????????????? ????????? ?????????? ? 2013-? ???? ? ????? Walt Disney World ?? ???????. ??????????? ?????? ????????? ??? ????????? ? ????????? ? ??????? ???????????. ?????? ?? ?????????? ???????????, ??? ??????????? ?????? ?????? ????????????? ?? ???? ?? ????????, ??? ? ?????????? ??????-???????. ????? ????? ?????? ??????? ?? 1500 ????????? ??????. ????? ??????? ?? ??????, ?????????? ???????? ?? ???? ? ?????? ????? ???????, ????????? ?????? Pixar ????????? ?????????? ????????? ??????????? ?????. ?????? «??????? ??????» ???????? ?? ??????? ????? ???????? ?????????? ?????????? ?????????????? ???????? ?? ?????????? ???????? ?? ??? ????. Interesting facts about “Brave” movie ? ??Before the team landed on Brave, the working title for the movie was The Bear and the Bow. ??If the mother-daughter relationship in the film seems particularly realistic, it’s likely because it was based on Brenda Chapman’s real-life experiences with her own teenage daughter. ??Magical stone circle was taken from the Callanish Stones, a series of stones that have been standing for more than 5000 years (they also play a part in Outlander). ??A simulator named Taz (yes, after the Looney Tunes character) was built specifically to give Merida 1500 wild curls that moved and bounced the way they do in the real world. According to WIRED, Taz “forms individual coils around computer-generated cylinders of varying lengths and diameters. ??With five dresses, plus a cloak, quiver, hand wrap and necklace, as well as torn dresses, Merida has a total of 22 different costumes. She also has five different hairstyles. ??Drawing on the visuals of the era, the Pixar animators and designers have embedded Celtic and Pictish designs and patterns in almost all of the landscapes and other visuals. Did you know this facts???? #brave #dariart #dariart_disney

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Tiana from “The Princess and the Frog” in her stylish matching sweatsuit

We love this image of Tiana, she looks so stylish and we love how the frog has been used in her outfit. This is cool version of the Disney princess.

 

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Meet Tiana!? Eng ???? ?? ???????? – ?????????? ?????? ?????? – ?????? ????-???????????? ????????? ?????? ? ??????? ??? ???????????? ???????????? ??? ? ????????? ???? (?? ???? ??????? ?? ??? ????? ?? ??????????). ???????????? ?????????????? ?????????, ??????? ???????? ?????? ?????? ? ????? ?? ???? ???????????, ????? ?????????? ???????? Walt Disney Animation Studios. ?????? ???? ????, ??????? ???????? ????????? ????? ? ???????????? ?????? ??????, ?????????, ????? ??????? ???? ??????, ??? ? ??? ???? (?????? ?? ????? ????? ????? ???????? ?? ???????). ?????????? ????????? ?? ????? ??? ????????? ???? ?????? — ?? ?? ?????????? ?????? ? ?????? «?????? ???». ??Interesting facts ? ?Princess Tiana is considered one of the more progressive and “feminist” Disney princesses in later years. She is the ninth Disney princess and the first African-American Disney princess. ?It took three and a half years to make the film. (No frogs were kissed in the process.) ?Anika Noni Rose requested that Tiana be left-handed, just like her. (Tiana’s dimples are also borrowed from Anika.) ?Ray was animated by Mike Surrey who also animated Timon in The Lion King. ?He’s voiced by Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh! #wacom #drawing #digitalpainting #madewithwacom #dariart #cartoon #dariart_cartoon #character #digitalart #digital #instaart #instaartist #artist #speedpainting #art #animation #disney #illustration #artukraine #kievart #artdiscover #artcrowds #tacart #dariart_disney #princessandthefrog

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These Disney princesses are definitely ready to hit the beach!

Wit this collection of photos you can see each princess wearing swimwear inspired by their dresses and gowns. The vacation collection is so cute!

 

 

Next, we have Anna and Elsa

Here Elsa and Anna are having a fun day at the beach. This is another clever example of how the artist transforms their outfits into swimwear because Elsa has gone from frosty to tropical!

 

 

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Jasmine, is it you?? ?????? ???? ??? ?? ??????? ? ??? ????????? ?? ??, ? ? ?????? ???????? ?????? ????????? ???-?????? ?? ????? ? ????? ?????? ?? ????????, ? ???? ???? ?????? ??? ????, ? ????? ?????? ?????????? ?????, ? ??? ???? ?????? ???????? ? ? ??? ???????? ????? I wish I could be on the beach now, near the sun and waves, reading interesting book and chilling ????? What are you dreaming about now??? #wacom #drawing #digitalpainting #madewithwacom #dariart #cartoon #dariart_cartoon #character #digitalart #digital #instaart #instaartist #artist #speedpainting #art #animation #disney #illustration #artukraine #kievart #artdiscover #artcrowds #tacart #illustratenow #dariart_disney

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Seems like Mulan is having a rest from battling and saving China. We wonder if Mushu is on vacation to?!

 

 

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Meet Moana!???? Bikini @enchanted_bikinis ? ?????????? ????? ? «?????»: ??????????? ??????? ?????? ???? ???????????? ? ???????? ???? ? ??? ????????? ?????, ?????? ???? ??? ??????? ??????; ???? «?????» ???????????? ? ????? ???????? ? ?? ????????? ????????; ??? ????? ?? ????????? ????? ? ????? ????? ???? ? ?? ?? ???????? — «?????»; ??????? ????? — ????????, ? ??????? ???????? ?? ??? ??????????, ??? ??? — ???? ?????; ????? ????????? ????? ???????, ????????? ??????? ???? — ? ???????, ??, ??? ?? ??????? ??????, — ? ????? ??? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ? ?????????; ?????? ? ???????? ???????? — ???????????? ????? ?????? ??????? ??????? «???????? ????: ?????? ??????»(? ??? ?????? ????? ?????)); Interesting facts about Moana: ?The original story for the movie focused on Maui — the demigod trickster played by Dwayne Johnson — and Moana was a secondary character on a mission to rescue her love interest; ?”Moana" is both a name and a word in the South Pacific — it means "ocean" and is not a gendered name; ?Whenever Moana wears red, it's a nod to her royal roots; ?Filmmakers didn't open up auditions for Maui — they only wanted Johnson, and reached out to him directly. Maui's dimples and eyebrow raise are directly based on Johnson's; ?Moana was deliberately designed to have a "realistic" body type. Did you know that?? #datiart #dariart_disney

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Chilling on a weekend—millennial style!

Cinderella is having a break and enjoying pizza and Netflix! What could be more fun than this?!

 

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Meet Cinderella! ?? Eng ?? ?? ????? ??????????? ?? ?????????, ???? ?? ???????-?????!? ?? ????????-?????????? ?????? ??????? ??????? ???????? ????? ???? ????????, ???? ???? ? ??????? ????? ???? ????????? ???? – ??-?? ????. ????? ??????? ????????? ??????, ? ?? ?????? ???? ??????????? ?????. ?«???????» ????? ?????, ?? ?????????? ??????? ???? ???? ????????? ????????????? ????????????, ???????? ???????????????? ???????? ? ?????? ????????????? ??????? «???????????». ???????? ??????, ??????? ??????? ????? ??? ???? ? ??????? ????? ????????? ??????, ???? ??????????? ???????? ?????????? ????. ? ??????????? ??????? ?????? — ??????? ???-???????? — ????? ?????????? ????? ???????? ???????????? ??????? ????????? ?????. ?????? ???????? ??? ?????????? ???????? ???????? ????????? ?????? Disney. ????? ???? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ???? ?????, ?? ???????? ????????? ??????? ????????? ??????? ? ???????? ??????????? ?????????. ?? ????? ??????????? Walt Disney World ?? ??????? ???? ????? ???????, ????????? ?? ??????? ?????????? ???????????. Haven't found inspiration for Rapunzel, but easily found for Cinderella! As a tradition-here are interesting facts about movie? ?Cinderella was given her name because she was always covered in cinders from the fireplace. Her mean family gave her the name. ?Lucifer is based on an animator’s cat.After searching for a cat that would look mean enough, animator Ward Kimball ended up using his own cat, Feetsy (who had 6 toes), as inspiration for Lucifer. The idea came to him during one of Walt Disney’s visits to his home. ?The entire film was shot in live action before animators began drawing. Filmmakers used this technique to get a better idea of how they wanted the characters to move around in the environment. ?The Disney version of Cinderella is based upon the 17th century tale Cendrillon written by Charles Perrault. ?Walt Disney released the famous animated Cinderella in 1950. It is considered to be a Disney Classic and is one of the most popular film adaptations of the tale. #wacom #drawing #digitalpainting #madewithwacom #dariart #cartoon #dariart_cartoon #character #digitalart #digital #dariart_disney

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Also modern Moana loves her carbs and we do to

 

 

While Belle knows how to relax and look after her well-being.

 

 

Even the princes have gotten a modern makeover to. Here is Ariel and Eric at the beach.

 

 

Lastly, here is a cute vacation image of Belle and Prince Adam!

If you scroll through the images you can also see different versions of the couple. Also Aladdin and Jasmine make an appearance to!

 

So, which modern princess do you like the best? You can let us know in the comment section below! We can’t decide because we love them all!

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