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I can remember myself admiring the tattoo art since a really young age; when it wasn't yet widely known in Greece. When I was gazing at a tattoo, I was focusing on it and I was looking forward to the moment that I would get my own! In 2001 a...
I had my first tattoo done in 2007, mainly because I was curious to see how much it might hurt. I kept getting small non – colour tattoos, until I got the swallows on my carves at Happy Sailor Tattoo in London and I realized how beautiful...
For me, tattoos are closely related to my job. I am a hairdresser and since doing such a creative job, when it comes to appearance I have the "comfort" to be as "extreme" as I want. Ten years ago I had my first tattoo done at a friend's house. In...
Since my very first tattoo, I knew that this endless “ink journey" will not quite finish. When I arrived at Prive Tattoo and met Kostas Pliakas I was certain that this will be the place that my "psychotherapy" would take place. This sweet pain and...
The main influence regarding my tattoos is myself. Ever since I can remember me, I have the memory of that old - school chewing gum with the yellow piece of paper that gave a "tattoo" as a gift! I was also often attending with my mother many...
As a kid I was truly amazed by the older guys that were tattooed and weren't “afraid” to expose their tattoos in plain sight. Seventeen years ago, it really took guts to be tattooed. I got my first tattoo done by my cousin when I was sixteen. We...
Cooking is a job with a lot of stress and pressure. You are working through fires and with much fuss for several hours. You may need to work under such conditions for more than seventeen hours continuously. I think that all this thing considering...
I had my first tattoo done by a friend in 1981 when I was thirteen years old. Sometime later I found out about Jimmy's tattoo studio and I went there. Initially they refused to tattoo me because of my young age. However, when they say that I...
I've always liked tattoos since I was a little girl because of my beloved uncle who had many. I did my first at Anna, Jimmy's daughter, when I became nineteen. At that time Jimmy's was the most famous studio in Athens. Since then I have done many...
I got my first tattoo in 2006. Over the next few years I “added” new ink to my body every year. It has always been something purely aesthetic for me. I consider it an art form and everyone has their own view of what sort of art it is and their own...
When tattoos conceal a story or a "piece" of someone's life, they have a different meaning when on the skin... Some call it madness while others call it art. The only certainty is that tattoo is one of life's beautiful habits! My back piece is a...
I got my first tattoo the week of my eighteenth birthday (which I do not recommend). It was my initials poorly done in Old English on my right shoulder... Since then no one has tattooed me besides two excellent artists: Cheyenne Sawyer at “Atlas...
I begun getting tattooed timidly, in the summer of 2012. I went rather randomly to Paul (Uncl Paul). However, our acquaintance proved to be “fateful". The second time I visited him consciously and after having studied his portfolio well. The truth...
For me tattoos are much more than just ink on the body. I've loved the tattoo world from a very young age. When I decided to get my first tattoo done, I visited the nearest tattoo shop to my house and I can say that I was lucky. Magaret was able...
My first “crush” on tattoos was at a really young age. When I was twelve years old I wanted to grow up so I can have “sleeves”. Because of the music that I was listening to, the people I was hanging out, the streets and especially my friend Jim P...
When I became eighteen years old, I started been involved with music professionally, as a DJ in clubs and also more private circles. My tattoos are influenced by my musical preferences as well as from my lifestyle. The Ganesha, the Aum, the Hindi...
I had my first tattoo done when I was fifteen years old at Nico Tattoo Studio. My last tattoo is the sleeve, done by Alex Gotza (Dirty Roses Tattoo Studio). It is consisted of several designs by John Baizley taken from various album covers of...
Sometime back in 2002, I started getting tattooed. The beginning was initiated with the two nautical stars on my back, made by Vasso (Eightball Tattoo). Soon after I got more tattoos done... Since then, I haven't stopped “enriching” my collection...
I have had the desire to “paint”' my body from a very young age! I am not sure from where I was influenced by... However, when I turned eighteen, I started with a dragon which instead of being the size of my little finger, was the size of my palm...

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