Nov201325
Portraits Re-Applied
03:43 PM
Screen shot 2013-11-25 at 3.45.39 PM.png[photo via Imgur and UsVsTh3m]

The portrait tattoo will always hold a contested place in my heart. How will they age, I often wonder, when the lines have spread and the shading has faded? After all, when done well they can be a thing of beauty. But when executed poorly... they can be pure nightmare fuel.

The yuksters over at UsVsTh3m have decided to collect a series of questionable portrait tattoos and then super-impose the tattoo over the original photographic source-material. And while I've spoken out about online tattoo-shaming before, let this be a reminder to everyone of the old adage: "good tattoos ain't cheap and cheap tattoos ain't good."

Click here for the gallery.




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