People with tattoos are reckless and impulsive – just look at the mucky splodge on my arm

If all of inked humanity stood side by side, our tattoos would join up and form the giant phrase ‘DUMB IDEA’ visible from space The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization has decided to make people who look bad feel bad, too. In the UK, a fifth of people have a tattoo and, according to new research, this means they are impulsive decision-makers and poor strategists. Well duh, as the 17-year-old pop star Billie Eilish would say. Her first tattoo was the signature of the tattoo artist Jonboy on her foot. I’ll just leave that detail there. The idea that tattooed people are reckless, feckless and unable to make simple projections into the future strikes me as true. I have …

Some big and small changes to r/tattoos

Gonna try to make this short and sweet. First of all please welcome u/vileoss to our mod team. We finally have a mod who is able to make some of the much needed technical changes around here. Please keep an eye over the coming months as there will be changes to verifications, the wiki, style, and I'm sure other things this tech-a-phobe isn't even aware of yet. Second, please notice the AWESOME banner u/vileoss created for the top of our sub!!! We will be featuring a verified r/tattoos submitting artist every month! For this first month we thought it only appropriate to feature longtime r/tattoos alumi u/tattoodles. Adam Sky is a fucking amazing tattoo artist, and one hell of a …

10+ Genius Tattoos That Reveal All Their Glory Only After You Extend Your Legs Or Arms

Tattooist Vek Van Hillik is one of these illusionists and uses the folds of people’s limbs to hide parts of the design. This allows for the design to appear as one subject when the limb is bent and then transform into a different image when the arm or leg is outstretched. Freehand designing is essential to these hidden images so the artist can change things as they go for a more accurate illusion. More Info: Website Image credits: menacetattoo But what’s even cooler is what happens when the arm is outstretched A post shared by Menace Tattoo (@menacetattoo) on Image credits: veksvanhilliktattoo He creates the tattoos by strategically placing them in the folds of his client’s limbs View this post …

This woman is building herself a robot boyfriend

When Amanda Fiske got another tattoo last August, she thought it would be a sentimental reminder of her childhood home in the suburbs of Boston.  Instead, a friend pointed out, the final product looked a lot like the Toronto Blue Jays logo. It was far from her first tattoo — the 25-year-old dog walker was already heavily tattooed with nature-themed designs. She worked with tattoo artist Jonathan Penchoff to create a vibrant piece featuring a blue jay being engulfed in a fiery red maple leaf, in honor of the New England autumns and the blue jays that used to inhabit her parents’ backyard bird feeder. SEE ALSO: A bunch of the original ‘Avengers’ got matching tattoos because of course they …