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World’s First Tattoo Machine Prosthetic Arm

Posted in design, tattoos with tags , , , , on July 25, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

JC Sheitan Tenet has the world’s first prosthetic arm that is actually a functional tattoo gun.

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Tenet lost his arm 22 years ago, and feared he would never realize his dream of becoming a tattoo artist. French engineer/artist JL Gonzal constructed the prosthetic, and now Tenet has his artistic medium as a literal extension of his body!

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Gonzal has since been working on improvements to the design to give tattooing a more natural feel. Amazing, no?

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Bez: Android Tattoo

Posted in art, body decoration, sci-fi, steampunk, tattoos with tags , , , , on September 7, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

I’ve seen a number of gear, machinery and various android stylings in tattoo art, but perhaps none so unique as this brightly colored gem from Bez at Triplesix Studios:

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Such a strange and beautiful combination of manufactured material and otherworldly organic matter.

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