In 1885, a company called Binney and Smith was established by cousins in New York City. Today, their business is known as Crayola and went on to become the most popular manufacturer of crayons in the world. Binney and Smith began producing crayons in 1903, introducing their product in 18 different sized boxes. Initially, the brand released just 8 individual colors, however, today there are approximately 120 standard shades. Since their initial debut, Crayola crayons has had a significant impact on modern society and many celebrities have shared their favorite colors over the years. Way back at the start of the new millennium, Crayola held a promotion called "Crayola Color Census 2000," which asked Americans to vote on their favorite Crayola crayon color. And while the nation settled on blue, many public figures put in their two cents. For example, former President George W. Bush's favorite color is "Blue Bell," whereas Tiger Woods prefers "Wild Strawberry."
Nearly two decades later, a tattoo artist named Chase Tafoya decided to put his own spin on the iconic art brand and is transforming some of your favorite stars into adorable crayon designs. From Post Malone to Eminem to Childish Gambino, this artist from Oregon has Crayola-fied dozens of celebrities in tattoo form. Take a look at the gallery below to see some of our favorite Crayola tattoo creations and let us know your thought on this colorful project in the comments section on Facebook.
Post Malone sure loves yellow, we wonder if this shade is Dandelion or Goldenrod?
Unanimously regarded as the world's most influential white rapper, Eminem looks like a Rap God in this signature shade.
Busta Rhymes looks brilliant in Boysenberry.
Biggie Smalls is the true king of the crayon box.
Nipsey Hussle is killing the game in cornflower.
Would you describe E-40 as yellow-orange or maize?
Slug looks sensational in inchworm.
Nas is popping in raw sienna.
Action Bronson looks amazing in classic orange.
Jelly Roll is killing it in charcoal gray.
Childish Gambino looks perfect in plum.
MF Doom looks fantastic in fern.
Schoolboy Q looks badass in blue.
Mac Dre looks marvelous in magenta.
Tyler the Creator looks gorgeous in green.
What do you think about these colorful Crayola crayon creations? Would you get a tattoo of your favorite star turned into a cute crayon? Let us know your thoughts, opinions and questions in the comments section on Facebook.