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My take on another quirky

My take on another quirky concept brought in by my client! Really love stuff like this! Thanks Emil for sitting so well for your first tattoo (: Get at me @97582529 or email me if you'd like to get a tattoo done by me, I'm arranging appointments for September ~ #blackart #blackarttattoo #blacktattoo #blacktattooart #btattooing #blxckink #darkartists #blackworkers #blackworkerssubmission #linework #lineworktattoo #dotwork #dotworktattoo #occultarcana #equilattera #tttism #tattoo #ink #skeleton #skeletontattoo #sgtattoo #sgink #singapore #singaporetattoo #lioncity

Absolutely love this #mot

Absolutely love this #moth tattoo I was lucky to so for a client at @adrenalineouest 1st of 2 moth set in the works. Client brought in this specific one and the other will be a blast too. Placement was bomb and thanks again for the trust with your hand #stoked #mothtattoo #montrealartist #montrealtattooartist #tattooartist #tattoo #tattoos #ink #inkedup #JR #juniortheinkslinger #montreal #realcity #514 #438 #mtl #sthenri #stayhungry #stayfocused #stayhumble #itsallaboutrespect #adrenalineouest #mtltattooshop

An extract on #tattoo

The word tattoo, or tattow in the 18th century, is a loanword from the Polynesian word tatau, meaning "to write". The Oxford English Dictionary gives the etymology of tattoo as "In 18th c. tattaow, tattow. From Polynesian (Samoan, Tahitian, Tongan, etc.) tatau. In Marquesan, tatu." Before the importation of the Polynesian word, the practice of tattooing had been described in the West as painting, scarring, or staining. This is not to be confused with the origins of the word for the military drumbeat or performance see military tattoo. In this case, the English word tattoo is derived from the Dutch word taptoe. The first written reference to the word tattoo (or tatau) appears in the journal of Joseph Banks (24 February 1743 19 June 1820), the naturalist aboard explorer Captain Cook's ship the HMS Endeavour: "I shall now mention the way they mark themselves indelibly, each of them is so marked by their humour or disposition". The word tattoo was brought to Europe by Cook, when he returned in 1769 from his first voyage to Tahiti and New Zealand. In his narrative of the voyage, he refers to an operation called "tattaw". Tattoo enthusiasts may refer to tattoos as "ink", "pieces", "skin art", "tattoo art", "tats", or "work"; to the creators as "tattoo artists", "tattooers", or "tattooists"; and to places where they work as "tattoo shops", "tattoo studios", or "tattoo parlors". Mainstream art galleries hold exhibitions of both conventional and custom tattoo designs such as Beyond Skin, at the Museum of Croydon. Copyrighted tattoo designs that are mass-produced and sent to tattoo artists are known as "flash", a notable instance of industrial design. Flash sheets are prominently displayed in many tattoo parlors for the purpose of providing both inspiration and ready-made tattoo images to customers. The Japanese word irezumi means "insertion of ink" and can mean tattoos using tebori, the traditional Japanese hand method, a Western-style machine, or any method of tattooing using insertion of ink. The most common word used for traditional Japanese tattoo designs is horimono. Japanese may use the word tattoo to mean non-Japanese styles of tattooing. Anthropologist Ling Roth in 1900 described four methods of skin marking and suggested they be differentiated under the names "tatu", "moko", "cicatrix", and "keloid".

The American Academy of Dermatology distinguishes five types of tattoos: traumatic tattoos, also called "natural tattoos", that result from injuries, especially asphalt from road injuries or pencil lead; amateur tattoos; professional tattoos, both via traditional methods and modern tattoo machines; cosmetic tattoos, also known as "permanent makeup"; and medical tattoos.

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