- An artist has built a huge following on Instagram for his photoshop edits that morph celebrities’ faces together.
- Benjamin mashes up the faces of two high profile people to create a whole new person. He said his method is a secret, but each “morph” takes about an hour to do.
- “I’m just a French guy having fun on social media,” Benjamin told Insider. “And I’m glad there’s actually people who enjoy to see those hybrid faces.”
- Scroll down to see some of his latest works.
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Benjamin, from France, has built up over 90,000 followers on Instagram for his artistic face morphs. He mashes up the faces of two celebrities to create a hybrid portrait on his account @morphy_me.
Some of his latest morphs feature the faces of Billie Eilish and Lady Gaga, Robert Pattinson and Christian Bale, and more.
Benji also sometimes takes on more unusual challenges — he recently morphed the faces of Ryan Reynolds and Kate Beckinsale after the actress said they looked “exactly” the same on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”
He’s also mixed together the features of famous couples like Barbara Palvin and Dylan Sprouse, and actors who have played the same roles, like Heath Ledger and Joaquin Phoenix.
“I’m always surprised to see my page growing so much,” Benjamin told Insider. “I never expected it would get popular like this, but I’m happy with it. I got reposted by big magazines, big accounts, and noticed by celebrities themselves, it’s just so crazy!”
He said he tries to run the page the same way he did when he first started back in 2015. His method is a close-kept secret, but he did reveal each “morph” takes about an hour to complete.
“I’m still doing the same process, but I added some steps to make the result more realistic,” he said. “I want the morph to be the more detailed and disturbing. So now I spend more time editing it, but post less frequently.”
Among his favorite recent morphs is one that merged together Zac Efron and Dacre Montgomery.
Benjamin reads through comments and chooses ideas from there most of the time. He also plays games with his followers where they have to guess who the two morphed celebrities are.
“It’s always a pleasure to get so many suggestions from my followers,” he said. “I’m just sad cause I can’t do them all!”
The attention still feels strange to Benjamin, who doesn’t consider himself to be an influencer in any way.
“I’m just a French guy having fun on social media,” he said. “And I’m glad there’s actually people who enjoy to see those hybrid faces.”
Here are some of his recent morphs: