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Tatception: Tattoos of tattooed people

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While watching the excellent Freedy Corbin tattoo in blog, my ears perked up when he started talking about his tattooed nun from Don Ed Hardy. I really like this design concept. My first exposure to it was in old Japanese woodcut prints of tattooed samurai from the Shinpen Suikogaiden

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I've seen Westernized versions ranging from the Greg Irons Edith Burchett tattoo:

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to cholo updates like this banger from Nico Acosta at Better Days in Santiago Chile:

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and this awesome Red Hot from Eric Gregory at Little Vinnie's Tattoos in Baltimore, MD:

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Anybody else dig this?

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really loving the Nico Acosta piece. Glenn Arthur paints a lot of tattooed ladies but as yet I have not seen to many tattoos of his work...A local guy Terry Bradley also does this type of stuff.

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Yes! Have a couple "tattoos with tattoos" I have in mind, can't wait to get 'em. Those are all great examples!

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While watching the excellent Freedy Corbin tattoo in blog,...

*"While watching the excellent Freddy Corbin interview in the blog" Sorry about the spelling-how do you edit first posts?

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Tattoos with tattoos are awesome. This kewpie that my friend Jon Larson (Depot Town Tattoo/Front Street Tattoo) did a few months back is one of my favorite tattoos that I have.

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I Love the QP dolls that have tattoos. I've seen a few of those and thought they were the coolest!

Kev- u can only edit a post within the first hour of posting it and then your times up!

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i love the tiger/panthers with tattoos! i never would have even thought of that.

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