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This Teen Reimagined Art As Makeup And People Love It

She puts the "A" in MUA.

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Atupe told BuzzFeed News she was initially creating animal-inspired looks when someone told her that it was similar to Van Gogh's "Starry Night" painting.

peacock inspired ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ‚

She said it took almost two hours to create the look as she wanted to get it as close to the original artwork as possible.

Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night ๐ŸŒŒ ๐Ÿ’ซ

"My favourite one has definitely got to be the 'Starry Night' one โ€“ I probably spent the longest on that, maybe two hours, as it involved so much patience and tiny little dots," she said.

"I really didn't want to rush it as I really wanted it to get it as precise as I could, so that it was really easy to see the resemblance to the actual artwork."

People have praised her work and said it proves makeup truly is art.

Twitter: @projectFem4All

She said people have mainly been positive but she has received a few negative comments.

"I definitely get a few rude comments here and there, especially with people calling me extra, but when is being extra really a bad thing? Especially with art," she said.

Atupe said she wants to create more Van Gogh-inspired work as she is a huge fan and was drawn to him because they share the same birthday.

Vincent Van Gogh's "Almond Blossom" ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒธ

"I'm constantly looking for new paintings, and as I already love frequently going to galleries it's really helped inspire my love for art," she said.

She has also created makeup looks inspired by other artists such as Monet.

Monet's "Water lilies" ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’“

And Hokusai.

The Wave by Hokusai ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’™

Since she started posting the art-inspired looks, her Instagram followers went from 420 to almost 10K.

Instagram: @stefaniabeauty

"I almost told myself I'd leave the 'Starry Night' for a rainy day," she said. "But If i decided to postpone attempting these looks, I wouldn't be in the position I am today, which is crazy."

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