- Publish Date
- Friday, 24 March 2017, 2:11PM
An artist has created a digital rendition of what Disney's Pacific princess Moana would look like in real life - and it's stunning.
Finnish digital artist and illustrator Jirka Väätäinen has made a name for himself creating realistic renditions of animated Disney characters as real-life people.
Last week, Väätäinen posted his illustration of the Polynesian heroine on Instagram, and the result is beautiful:
Moana has been praised for being a strong, independent heroine whose main storyline does not involve romance, as well as being a powerful role model for Polynesian children.
Moana is voiced in the film by young Hawaiian actress Auli'i Cravalho in her breakout role.
This article was first published on nzherald.co.nz and is republished here with permission.