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Watercolor tattoo

I think watercolor tattoos are pretty neat, since the brush strokes and paint spatters really makes it look like a real paint-on-canvas painting (not to insult other tattooing techniques).

Contributed by Kristine Clark

Sak Yant Tattoos

Not your average tattoo. Sak Yant tattoos are usually done by Buddhist monks in Thailand. The lore behind these tattoos are that they are believed to give the person magic powers dealing with healing, luck, strength, and protection against evil. However, you gain these powers by essentially creating a contract with a spirit through the tattoo. In order for them to give you protection, you must sacrifice an activity or habit you once enjoyed. This activity is decided by the monk, not you. These pacts are not easily broken, and if you don't keep up with your side of the bargain, the spirit might punish you in retaliation. I will probably never get one of these tattoos, but they are fascinating to say the least.

Contributed by Zara Zane

so detailed for how tiny it is

Contributed by Beth Wiecher

beautiful

Contributed by Beth Wiecher

Love these too

Contributed by Beth Wiecher

Black Light Tattoo

Love these! Next tattoo I get will have to have some UV ink in it.

Contributed by Beth Wiecher

1 heart beat

my husband has the same one

Contributed by Beth Wiecher

Dragonfly tattoo

I love my tattoo

Contributed by Beth Wiecher

Hand Tattoo

Art on the most frequently seen body part

Contributed by Ashley Mejia

This is . . . this is weird

Contributed by Jordan Griffin