Lakota Artist Adds Tattoos to Transform Celebrity Images

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown March 4th, 2014 Last Updated on: March 4th, 2014

Cheyenne Randall has been getting a lot of press lately for his take on famous celebrities covered in tattoos. The 36-year-old Seattle artist, who has been doing Native American artwork for years recently spoke with the Today Show about his artwork.

Just take a look at some of the photos we found in his Instagram feed.

Randall's father, Robert Emmett Randall, was also a talented artist from the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. His father worked mostly in paint/graphite and Randall says he learned his own Native American mixed media style from his father — no computers, no Photoshop.

We found this video showcasing both of the Randall's artwork:

And here's one of his old pieces that I really dig:

For more photos follow Cheyenne Randall Art on Facebook, or his Tumblr page.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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chuck morelli

I’ve been drawing & painting for many years ,so I think I know the whats, whys,& wherefores of the creative outlet ,to a small degree, any hooo. Your work’s compelling, this donkey likes it… keep it coming dude.

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