March 25, 2023

What if Merida from Brave was real? An artist transforms a character into a person of flesh and blood

Merida Brave movie

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animated moviebraveIt was released in the year 2012. It presents the story of a princess named Merida. Despite being forced to follow the customs of her kingdom, she decides to follow her own destiny by defying ancestral traditions.

This feature was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman and was part of the thirteenth animation created by Pixar Animation Studios. It also became the first Pixar animated film to feature a female lead.

Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures, the film received good marks from critics, reaching a 77% approval rating on sites like Rotten Tomatoes. In addition, the production is a first in the fairy tale style produced by the studio.

Merida is a Scottish princess who ends up causing a series of problems when competing for her mother. The character is 16 years old and loves shooting.

Determined to challenge the Queen, she trades her locket to a witch to change her mind. However, this causes her mother to transform into a bear and Merida must act before it’s too late.

Have you ever wondered what a character would look like if it were a real person? That’s exactly what the Brazilian artist Hydroly Diaw He did so and, with the help of artificial intelligence, transformed Merida into a person of flesh and blood.