Monday, February 14, 2011

Thinking of inking? A guide to tattoos | The Washington Post

Thinking of inking? A guide to tattoos | The Washington Post:
"Anyone who watches sports, movies or even A&E knows that tattoos have gone mainstream. Studies have shown that as many as one in every 2.5 adults under 40 has one, so if you don't, someone in a nearby cubicle probably does. This surge in popularity has gained momentum since the 1970s, when painters-turned-tattooists brought fine arts sensibilities and limitless options. With more choices comes more pre-ink homework, so here are some things to consider before getting stuck"

Awesome infographic with rollover magnifying glass.
I am ink free and not particularly impressed with people who choose to mark up their body. This overview of tattoos is as close as I've come to considering, possibly, the remote likelihood of getting something done.