How would you like to be turned into a cartoon character? Perhaps it is your dream to become a princess of a knight in shining armor? For decades, the entertainment industry has made millions of dollars from animation. Children connect with cartoons in kid-friendly programming and the characters have made such an impact on us all that we continue to enjoy their stories for years after we are no longer children. Cartoons have helped shaped the childhoods of most kids and young adults today. But what many people don’t know is that artists and animators gets their inspiration from real life. Documentaries have often shown animators of “The Lion King” spending their time at zoos and safaris while animating their iconic characters. For any massive movie or television project, there is an immense amount of research done that requires artists to watch real life.
One way you can achieve immortality and be remembered forever is not only by being famous, but also by being famous enough so that you inspire others to create characters based on yourself. The characters you will meet in this video are based on real people that we all know and love. Once you know which character is based on which person, you can’t help but notice the similarities not only in appearance, but also in personality and characteristics. As the saying goes, art inspires art. Given the release rate of new cartoons and children’s stories, it’s only a matter of time before we are introduced to a new gang of characters that are inspired by the celebrities we know and love today.