Tattoo Design: Zami’s Elephants

Some little elephant tattoo designs I made for a friend. The one she chose I took off this page! His name is Eduardo and his heart is already given away. As I finished she asked where all the elephant butts were, so I had to add a row of elephant butts at the bottom.

Activism: Alfredo Meschi

Wow. In an intersection of two of my interests (veganism and tattoos) this man, Alfredo Meschi, has covered himself in 40,000 xs, that cover his entire body.

“Why do I have 40,000 tattoos? Because 40,000 non-human animals are slaughtered in the world every second, just to satisfy our appetites.”

What an incredible human being.

Inspiration: Kelly McGrath

I’m so obsessed. Kelly McGrath is a tattoo artist in Hillsborough, North Carolina with a super distinctive, Lisa Frank vibe, over the top girly style. The part that really gets me is the dots- I’ve never seen someone do colored dots like she does. I would get a tattoo from her in a heartbeat. Also she does WICKED gem pieces.

Inspiration: Lara Maju

Idol. I love it when people use hand-poke as a style, and use it to enhance the design instead of just trying to imitate regular tattoos.