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This artist is reuniting iconic pop stars with their younger selves

For some, Photoshop can be like a time machine.

Ard Gelinck is making the fantasy of time-travel a reality, using photoshop to digitally splice popstars with shots of their younger selves for an audience of 10,000 on Instagram.

The snaps, edited to look like old family photographs, act like a timeline to see how much (or how little – we’re looking at you, Beyoncé) the artists have changed.

Gelinck has worked his magic on a huge number of stars; Amy Winehouse, Bruce Springsteen, George Michael, Freddie Mercury, Will Smith, and Ed Sheeran, are just a few that have been treated to a trip down memory lane.

Explaining why he started making the edits, Gelinck said: “Just to be creative! I make a lot of stuff.”

Check out a few of our favorites below:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BqjxXf0gCn6/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrvU2d1gYqS/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

https://www.instagram.com/p/BoI4WokCoNb/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

https://www.instagram.com/p/BsYtEAHAiTZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

You can check out the rest of Ard’s work here.

Madeleine Dunne

While studying multimedia journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, Madeleine began writing for several publications including Transistor, Vegan Connections, and GigSlutz. In 2018, she became the music editor for Vegan Connections before joining the Music Crowns team as a staff writer and digital assistant. @kohlgrrl

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