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Why this 73-year-old tattoo artist is a legend in Japan

Horiyoshi III, given name Yoshihito Nakano, is one of the world’s most legendary full-body-tattoo artists. The art of tattooing is still taboo in Japan, and some businesses and public baths still ban tattooed customers. We met him in his studio, hidden in an anonymous-looking building in the city of Yokohama, […]
Why this 73-year-old tattoo artist is a legend in Japan
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11 of the most common types of tattoos, according to an artist

INSIDER asked a tattoo artist about her most-requested types of tattoos. Tiny tattoos make the list. So do hearts and moons. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Some people prefer out-of-the-ordinary tattoos, going out of their way to get next-level ink. But of course, since so many people get tattoos, […]
11 of the most common types of tattoos, according to an artist
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12 things tattoo artists wish you would stop doing

Tattoo artists hate when clients don’t trust the process, schedule something immediately after their appointment, or go to the beach right away. Showing up intoxicated or not listening to your artist’s suggestions will make the tattooing process unpleasant. They love the art they create, so they want you to be […]
12 things tattoo artists wish you would stop doing