Photos: If Disney Princesses Were 'Star Wars' Characters
Princess Jasmine as Princess Leia? Snow White as an evil Sith? Yes, the Disney princess and Star Wars mash-up is a thing.
Ralph Sevelius, a freelance animator and illustrator, has been posting his recreations of these Disney fairy tales on his blog, and is halfway through finishing his set.
"The idea came when Disney had bought the Star Wars property and a friend made a tongue in cheek joke saying, 'I guess princess Leia is a new Disney princess,' Sevelius told LAist.
The illustrator, who primarily works for Disney, puts a great deal of thought into his characters when he combines the two worlds. "What I see too often are crossovers that are combined for the sake of combining them and there really isn't a whole lot of thought to it," he said. "You can have any two of your friends date, but that doesn't make them a good couple. There needs to be a good fit."
In one of his latest creations, he has Aurora from Sleeping Beauty stuck in carbonite like Han Solo. He combined the two because Aurora is a known narcoleptic and the carbonite is thought of as the "deep sleep" of Star Wars.
He hopes to put out eight more drawings to complete his set and will try to put one or two new ones a month out. Yes, please!