Beautiful insect tattoo can spread its wings


#1

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#2

“Ewwww. . . you’ve got a huge bug on your arm!”


#3

And the bottom one of Florida Voldemort, what’s that there for?


#4

Gorgeous!

Anybody recognize if it’s a real species?

It’s male, but it’s not quite a Goliath or Elephant beetle.


#5

It would be pretty easy to adapt this concept into a stinkbug.

stinkbug


#6

@AndreaJames - could you explain the significance of the bottom tattoo of the older (Jewish?) gentleman? Is the bottom half of his face done invisibly in UV ink or something?


#7

She said:

This one’s pretty neat, too

It’s a nice design that captures the person in a kind of minimalist way instead of being a straight up portrait.


#8

May I never see it spread its wings.


#9

I suspect it’s a beloved relative who has rocked those same accessories as long as the tattoo owner has known and loved him. The shirt may change, but the glasses and hat remain.


#10

That tattoo is a really truly Wonderful Thing.


#11

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