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8 New School Tattoos from Cult Classic Cinema by Kelly Doty

8 New School Tattoos from Cult Classic Cinema by Kelly Doty

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Doty's signature new school style makes for some awesome portraits of characters from cult classics.

Get ready to see your favorite movie characters unlike ever before. The supremely talented Kelly Doty takes iconic horror movie images, adds a little new school flare, and delivers tattoos that will blow your mind. We hope you enjoy these caricatured depictions of unforgettable celluloid figures by her.

As one can see from her tattoos, Doty is well on her way to giving almost every cult classic out there a new school homage. Her style adds cuteness to even the most terrifying of these famous figures from the silver screen, such as the vampire from 30 Days of Night or Regan from The Exorcist. Furthermore, her highly animated approach to tattooing brings out the humor in character like Rick Moranis as Seymour as well as Beetlejuice. Her Ripley with a tiny xenomorph is priceless, and it's awesome that she did a shout out to Legend with that chibi Lord of Darkness.  

This new school depiction of Regan from The Exorcist by Kelly Doty (IG— kellydotylovessoup) is adorable and repulsive. #cultclassics #KellyDoty #newschool #portaiture #TheExorcist

We hope you found these creepy little cuties as fun to look at as we did. If you want to see more of Doty's playful work, check out her Instagram. She tattoos out of Salem, MA, so if you're in the northeast, hit her up for your own new school cult classic portrait.

Ross Howerton
Written byRoss Howerton

BA in Literary Studies from The New School. MFA in Creative Writing from NMSU. Staff Writer for Tattoodo. I love art, books, movies, music, and video games. Hit me up on Twitter @Powertonium

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