He Jing

People - Issue 25

I always liked tattoos. I want to look "different" than other people and tattoo differentiate you. I also like tattoos artistically. 

Name: He Jing
Occupation: Tattoo Studio Owner XL Tattoo (Xuan Long Tattoo).
Place of Residence: Hangzhou, China.

How many tattoos do you have? 


Which artist(s) did your tattoos? 

From Yan Hao Hua, my husband. 

Which tattoo is your first and which one was your latest? 

My first one is on my right leg. It was done fourteen years ago .The last one is on my left leg. It was just finished last month. 

Which tattoo is your favourite and why? 

My most recent tattoo. Because my husband designed it only for me. 

Which tattoo artist do you admire?

I admire my husband because he is a very good tattoo artist. 

Which tattoo style do you like best? 

I like Chinese tattoo style. 

Do you regret getting any of your tattoos, if so why? 

Maybe my first one, because I don't like it that much anymore. And its quality is not as good compare to my other tattoos. 

Have you done a cover up and if so what exactly?  


Have tattoos affected your life? If so, in what way?  

If i didn't have tattoos, I wouldn't have met my husband!

Do you have an activity of yours that you would like to mention?

I like travelling and going to various tattoo conventions with our tattoo studio and showing my tattoos to people.

Photos by Ino Mei.