21 Tattoo Artists Reveal The Dumbest Tat Anyone Ever Asked Them To Do

18. Bowser with sunglasses riding a surf board with a big pot leaf and a crucifix on the background. And Bowser had his sunglasses pulled down a bit and throwing a peace sign…and playing a double-neck guitar with music notes flying out of it.

“Buddy wanted Bowser with sunglasses riding a surf board with a big pot leaf and a crucifix on the background. And bowser had his sunglasses pulled down a bit and throwing a peace sign…and playing a double-neck guitar with music notes flying out of it. With a banner saying ‘Happy Birthday, Rick.’”

lumbertrucker


19. I tattooed the words ‘PUT IT IN’ in a nice bold legible font, around the asshole…of a 60+ year-old woman.

“Tattoo artist/owner for 15/5 years. I tattooed the words ‘PUT IT IN’ in a nice bold legible font, around the asshole…of a 60+ year-old woman. It was about 10 years ago. She came in with her daughter who I tattooed regularly and her daughter’s girlfriend I tattooed a few times. I assumed one of them wanted to get tattooed or schedule. I was excited as fuck to tattoo this chill ass old lady though. Until we started talking about what was wanted. I was just so taken back by it that I barely remember the conversation before and during the tattoo. Bits and pieces are there. Usually I can tell you tons about my client when they are out of my chair and its years later. Especially memorable ones like that. I know I asked her at least 30 times if she was sure this is what she wanted and blah blah. So we went into my room, we each had our own room to tattoo in, and she pulls her shirt up and her pants down and she’s almost covered in tattoos. I remember thinking, she knows what she wants. Done.

I have tattooed various weird things on various weird places. At one point, I worked at a pretty rough and not very welcoming to outsider’s kind of shop. And the requests were almost always very wtf. I have tattooed just about everything you can and can’t think of over the past bunch of years.

As I’ve gotten older and established myself more within the industry, I try very hard not to do stupid, vile, or ignorant tattoos. A lot of the ones I did years ago wouldn’t get done today. I have a lot more respect for the art and the clients and the canvas than that. But I still like to have some obscure fun tattoos to do.”

catsandnarwahls


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