Mexican tattoo artist and trained lawyer Maria Jose Cristerna, known as "Vampire Woman", attends the Fifth International Tattoo Convention in Bogota, Colombia, on June 4, 2011. (Eitan Abramovich, AFP / Getty Images)
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Jeremy Renfro shows off his "Buddha" tattoo at the "Inkin'' Lincoln Tattoo Jamboree" in Rosemont, Illinois, March 5, 2000. (Tim Boyle, Getty Images)
Mike Connor watches a performance at the annual New York Tattoo Convention on May 17, 2003 in New York City. The three-day event features dozens of booths with tattoo and piercing artists from around the world. Tattoos, once relegated to the fringe of American society, have become mainstream in recent years with everyone from mothers to high school students receiving the indelible designs on their skin. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
Czech composer and painter Vladimir Franz attends a press conference on August 28, 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic. Franz announced he is planning to run for President in the Czech Republic's 2013 presidental election. (Martin Divisek, isifa / Getty Images)
Retired teacher Geoff Ostling displays his tattooed skin at a portrait session at his home in Petersham on May 11, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. The 65-year old has pledged to donate his skin to the National Gallery in Canberra after his death. Ostling, who did not get his first tattoo until he was in his forties, is now covered in the artwork by artist eX de Merci from neck to ankle with the theme 'all the flowers of a Sydney garden'. (Lisa Maree Williams, Getty Images)
An Ainu woman from northern Japan with tattooed lips. The upper lip is slashed during childhood and ashes are rubbed in to leave a scar circa 1960. (Three Lions / Getty Images)
British Isobel Varley displays her tattoos proudly at the Tattoo International Convention in Madrid 16 June 2001. Isabel Varley claims to be the most tattooed woman in the world. (Marc Alex, AFP / Getty Images)
Larry Happ, 68, raises his arms to show his tattoos as he competes for the senior man largest tattoo during the Los Angeles Tattoo Convention held at the Los Angeles Marriott Airport Hotel 13 March. The convention runs through 15 March. (Mathilde de L'Ecotais, AFP / Getty Images)
Tattoo artist Su-a-Sulu-Ape Freewind smiles at the Body Art Expo at the Cow Palace on August 27, 2005 in San Francisco, California. Several hundred thousand tattoo and body art enthusiasts are expected to attended the threr day event. (David Paul Morris, Getty Images)
Very bizarre,indeed.Not for me.Might get ONE tat,that's all!
was done by a tatoo artist from San Diego.His name is Chad Whitston, and he and his girlfriend made the sail to Mexico with us. They were covered in tatoos.
I have mixed emotions, don't like needles,but can handle acupunture because it does good things for me. The tatoo fear comes in the taking care of it while it heals.
Having people call them tramp stamps doesn't help. Words of wisdom from a tatoo convert;
"what looks like a butterfly today, will look like a wasp when older.
Hi Christin, Ancil, Tasunka
Tasunka...thanks for sharing with us..that's one look like seashorse?
I don't like Tattoo on my body
I like to look at
here some more from some web
A woman displays her tattoos at the London International Tattoo Convention in east London, on September 26, 2009. Now in it's fifth year, the organizers attempted to break the record for "Most people in one place getting a new tattoo". (Leon Neal, AFP / Getty Images)
Creepy and weird
Maybe some will like mine, I had it on last March 16th -- I didn't know it will be the Snake Year (Chinese) -- Now, they are salt and pepper 2 inches long. It is growing fast.