'It Was All Friends Willing to Give Me Their Skin': How Tattoo Artist Cuck Norris Took Off With No Apprenticeship
The self-taught Pōneke based artist talks to VICE about his humble origins and haunting designs.
“Moons, stars, dots, arrows, astrology symbols, loved ones’ initials, coordinates of special places...”
From cartoon viruses to images of the Virgin Mary in a face mask, tattooists everywhere are getting requests for COVID art.
It's a big call for your first ever piece of ink.
Hundreds of people from around the world have trusted Monty Richthofen to pick whatever tattoo he thinks best represents them.
The rapper tracks down the priciest ink on the market on the VICELAND show's season finale.
"I wanted something I thought I would like for the rest of my life, so I decided to get a drawing of a vulva."
The artists behind the Brutal Black Project hold excruciating, hours-long tattooing sessions for clients brave enough to get work they know is going to hurt.
"There was this one woman who was obsessed with Enrique Iglesias... so she came and got his signature tattooed across her arm."