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Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson makes cartoons comes to life with these creative selfies

If you thought the trend for creative selfies (opens in new tab) was on the wane, you couldn't be more wrong. It's only accelerating - and here's the most inventive take on the artform we've seen to date.

London make-up artist Laura Jenkinson (opens in new tab) has taken iconic characters from some of her favourite cartoons and used her artistic talents to mould them around her mouth.

If you'd like to recreate characters from your favourite modern cartoons (opens in new tab) and 3D movies (opens in new tab) in the same way – and who wouldn't? – Jenkinson will soon be releasing time-lapse videos that show how she does it. We'll let you know as soon as they're live!

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Laura Jenkinson make-up artist

Which character would you like Jenkinson to recreate? Let us know in the comments box below!

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Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.