Stefania Atupe is no basic doodler. Sure, she could easily scratch out her pieces on a notepad, but where’s the fun in that? Instead, Atupe has chosen a more, let’s say, vulnerable tapestry: her eyelids.
We can barely paint our own nails, so turning the flesh that covers our eyes into miniature canvases ranks real high on our list of Impressive Things We’ve Seen Lately.
The other thing is, Atupe’s doodles aren’t actually doodles at all. The 16-year-old (yes, you read that right) is recreating famous works of art on her lids. Just, you know, super micro versions.
Like The Wave by Hokusai. Here’s the original painting:
And here’s Atupe’s teensy makeup rendering:
Just how impressive is her take on Van Gough’s Starry Night?
Here’s the original, in case you’re not familiar:
Her take on Van Gogh’s Almond Blossom, also noteworthy:
And, of course, the original painting from 1890 for comparison:
It’s safe to say that this is one teen who has some serious skill in both the paint and makeup fields. Here’s to hoping Atupe’s new-found Insta-fame helps develop her career path. We see at least fifteen potential avenues here.
Art colleges, are you listening? *Cough, scholarship! Cough*