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    rick moody has one of the most interesting tattoos because it’s part of shelley jackson’s skin project- a 2095 word story published exclusively in tattoos, one word each on as many willing volunteers, so it can never be read in its proper order, but just exists, pulsing, out in the world at all times.

    Daniel Bamdad, Lawson, Jake Hold, Jimmy Q, Jack Wright, Ricki Hall and Sam Thompson, showed their tattoos in this editorial for Papercut magazine, shot by Darren Black.

    40 Inspiring One Word Tattoo Ideas - A lot of these would look great on the feet/ankle area rather than on the wrist. But, to each their own, I suppose (:

    the most heart warming tattoo story ever

    Pinner says": my ruler and notepad tattoo. I believe that tattoos can be used for functionality as well as memory. I’m a designer, so I use the ruler for buttons, zippers, and trim widths. Usually the notepad has an address or to-do list on it. :)

    Serious ink! 81-year-old Joy Tomkins wanted to make sure no one tried to bring her back from the dead, so she did what any normal grandmother of six would do: She had “Do Not Resuscitate” tattooed on her chest. “I do not want to be half dead, I want to be fully dead,” said Tomkins, who suffers from arthritis, Reynard’s disease, and diabetes. “I’m afraid the medical profession will, with the best of intentions, keep me alive when I don’t want to be alive.” - This is awesome.

    Love this placement. Pick a word that has inspired you throughout your life, that describes you, and share it with everyone that sees.

    love the font + quote.

    One word.

    5K1N. check out, created by swissmiss. genius idea for the creatives who don't like clip art tattoos.

    Enso, a Japanese word meaning circle. When drawn with an opening, it can suggest that imperfection is an inherent part of existence. The enso is also strongly associated with zen, symbolizing absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the universe, and the void. An "expression of the moment"...

    LOVE THIS Regina Spektor lyrics..."I'm the hero in this story. i don’t need to be saved." Word tattoo, upper back

    May God have mercy on our dirty little hearts

    Seriously, this is what all tattoos should look like.Dr Woo’s Instagram Dr. Woo is a tattoo artist at Shamrock Tattoo in Hollywood, California. Woo is a [...]

    "It’s the word “strength” in braille. I got it for my brother who is blind who is the closest thing to me."

    Chemical structure for Seratonin, which is a naturally occurring chemical in the brain that makes us feel happy and rewarded. So the tattoo is a daily reminder that I can be happy without drugs or money or a happy family— or any external factors. I just have to want it and I just have to work at it. This tattoo was done by Jules at Freaky’s in Boulder, CO.

    Sailboat tattoo with the word "wanderlust" as the waves

    write your own story

    Instead he focuses on building texture. | Dr. Woo May Be The Coolest Tattoo Artist In Los Angeles

    if this is real, its awesome