She Transforms Herself Into Famous Celebrities Using NOTHING But Makeup

The makeup artist from Sardinia, Italy uses her face to transform to just about anyone she desires.

Pittalis relies solely on her contouring techniques. It’s hard to imagine how this beautiful brunette can literally transform into the blond and rugged Hulk Hogan. The woman spends a lot of time studying all of her subjects before she begins the painting on herself.

Pittalis scours the market for accessories like hats, wigs, sunglasses, and boas, to help her with her metamorphosis. Aside from being very talented in her craft, Pittalis may also be an actor in the making. She admits to playing background music related to the character or person she emulating while studying her facial expressions in the mirror.

Don Vito Corleone from the Godfather.

Pittalis loves reading books about the history of makeup. Here she transforms herself into the charismatic but dangerous Don Vito Corleone from the Godfather.

Pittalis aged herself a couple of decades to become Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II.

Pittalis aged herself a couple of decades to become Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II.

The Hulk

She may be a natural talent but Pittalis also studied Classics and Art in university. Who can forget Hulkmania?

Scarface

The artist says her need to learn her subject turns into a mission. "I think how can it be adapted on my face. It is a kind of acting process before. I must be that character," she explains.

 Jim Morrison from the Doors.

She can become man or woman, young or old. Here she channels her inner Jim Morrison from the Doors.

Rocky Balboa portrayed by Sylvester Stallone.

Her most difficult transformation to date has been Rocky Balboa portrayed by Sylvester Stallone.

Rocky prior to a boxing fight and Rocky bruised and bloodied after the fight.

It took Pittalis over five hours to complete. She started with Rocky prior to a boxing fight and Rocky bruised and bloodied after the fight.

The 45-year-old does not give herself a timeline from project to project. She has to give herself the time and patience to study her new subject. This can take days or weeks.

The late Gene Wilder in the 1974 film Young Frankenstein. Pittalis even captured his sad eyes.

The late Gene Wilder in the 1974 film Young Frankenstein. Pittalis even captured his sad eyes.

Jack Sparrow portrayed by Johnny Depp.

A reversed process of her transformation of the most famous pirate Jack Sparrow portrayed by Johnny Depp.

John Belushi as Jake from The Blues Brothers.

John Belushi as Jake from The Blues Brothers.

Her favorite transformation thus far has been Bette Davis.

Her favourite transformation thus far has been Bette Davis. She plans to do Davis again in her famous role of Jane Hudson in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

Pittalis uses cinema and theatre makeup as well as a cosmetic line from Italy. She uses makeup removers, water, and soap to wash everything off.

The freelance makeup artist does not use Photoshop for her Instagram photos.

Here she transforms to British rocker Keith Richards.

Pittalis loves to, "push the contouring techniques to the limit." Here she transforms to British rocker Keith Richards.

. Tony Lommi from the Black Sabath.

The Rome resident has worked in may Italian films throughout her career. Tony Lommi from the Black Sabath.

Pittalis encourages budding artists to not be afraid to experiment. "Love a character and have fun to create with your own possibilities," explains Pittalis.

Watch Pittali’s time-lapse video of her iconic transformations:


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