Matthew Whelan changed his name to "His Royal Majesty Body Art, King of Ink Land" and he is a strong supporter of body branding and face branding. He even got his eyeball tattooed!
A new study from John Rogers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign promises an exciting new tech-chic addition to the world of body modification: flexible, implantable LEDs that would radiate sub-dermal luminescence. Just imagine the possibilities.
Julia Gnuse of California has been officially named the most tattooed woman in the world by the Guiness Book of World Records. Gnuse began her tattoo compulsion when she was first diagnosed with porphyria,a disease that causes the skin to blister when exposed to sunlight. When the only medicinal alternative could possibly lead to blindness, Gnuse decided to camoflauge the burns with tattoos instead.
The epic Star Wars burlesque show has been a wide web favorite. Not to fear, it will now be forever remembered- as tattoo art.
No joke, Heward Dental Lab offers customized tooth tattoos at a reasonable price. Plus, they only stay permanent as long as you'd like them to - "they can easily be removed in five minutes in the dentist’s office with just a little grinding with a rubber wheel."
WTF. If you're going to mark yourself for life... ...why not venture into the absurd. Weird Al, Brangelina's kid, In-N-Out, Gollum and Google all get human real estate. If only we had the courage. This video will either induce inspiration or horror. WTF. If you're going to mark yourself for life...
Looking to get seriously tatted up? Your best bet is probably to head Down Under. Meet Steve Butcher, a New Zealand native who is changing the tattoo game in a big way. While there are a lot of amazing artists out there, the level of detail Butcher is able to achieve is truly unbelievable.
Want a tattoo that's daytime work-safe (invisible), but nighttime party-friendly (UV blacklight)? At first sight it may be hard to believe these tattoos are real, but in fact, they are. UV light tattoos are the perfect way to hide it from mom.