Artist Jeff Chapman creates realistic-yet-fantastical portraits of famous characters

power girl

 

But that's not a cosplayer, and it isn't a painting...

supergirl

 

In fact, these pictures aren't exactly what they seem

paint ariel what

 

That's because just one of his pieces like this:

stock elsa

 

Is actually meticulously assembled from common stock photos

what stock what
graphic via ensoku.club

 

That's how he can take these...

stock photos

 

... and seamlessly transform them into this:

wonder woman

 

The results are far from mild-mannered

aquaman

 

... even if it CAN get a little weird.

south park