Man Repaints Katniss Everdeen Barbie the Way Katniss Should Be Portrayed
Yes, yes and YES. While we patiently await for Mattel’s thoughts on the petition for a plus-sized Barbie doll, there’s someone who’s been quite proactive in showing more accurate depictions of people’s faces, utilizing the otherwise disproportionate plastic toy. His name: Noel Cruz.
Since 2009, the artist has been repainting Mattel’s lackluster designs, giving them a more realistic edge and selling them for a hefty profit. Most recently, he’s taken the doll of Jennifer Lawrence‘s character in Catching Fire, Katniss Everdeen, and molded it into a more J.Law-looking fashion. Usually, it retails for about $25, but Noel managed to sell it on eBay for a whopping $1,980.55!
To see the Hunger Games Barbie in better form, plus more stars the way they should be represented via dolls, click through the gallery below, and make sure to check out more of Noel’s designs on deviantART!