It’s a body art that represents someone past or present that they don’t want to talk about but represents it, because it makes them who they are today. At first I thought of tattoos as a bad idea, until I sat down and think about it and what I wanted to get tattooed. I wanted my tattoos to represent me and what I like. As much as I love tattoos at the same time I am constantly asking myself questions such as Why am I addicted to tattoos, why do I go back for more tattoos and Are tattoos a hobby or a endorphin rush?. I was able to answers my questions with numerous researches which provided me with important information that made it a lot more understandable to know why I am addicted to tattoos.
Getting inked has become an expression to mark significant events in an individual’s life. The dermis of the body is a canvas where people draw story of their lives, and hence tattoos play a vital role in their lives. Desocio’s son, Alec, is known as “the guy with tats” in the town as his love for tattoos has left him barely uncovered. Younger generations have taken tattoos as a tradition and are highly influenced to flaunt a tattoo ... ... middle of paper ... ..., every other person that we come across flaunts a tattoo as it has become more like a norm. However, we cannot judge them on the basis of their appearance as tattoos can hold sentiments to them.
Should Companies Discriminate Against Tattoos? Tattoos have been around for as long as I can remember. They started out as brandings for slaves, but now it’s become more of a piece of art that people add to themselves. Tattoos have become very popular in many parts of the world, particularly in Europe, Japan, and North and South America. The growth in tattoo culture has seen an increase of new artists into the industry, many of whom have excellent arts training.
The world has changed tremendously throughout the years. Through the personal and cultural expression of tattooing oneself most wonder why people today get tattoos. Furthermore, those who think tattoos are just for looks will have to realize that tattoos are a part of ones life. Therefore one might say, “ Tattooing is used in a way to mark important events or people in their lives in a permanent way.”(Milcetich) people today should look in the meaning and value of a tattoo “As a statement carved in ones body” (Milcetich). Along with that meaning in ones body, people’s attitudes towards tattoos have begun to change what one thinks about tattoos.
It has been said that ''tattoos date back as far as the Neolithic era or around the fourth to fifth millennium BC. ''(skinsight.com 1) Tattoos should be acceptable at a place of business because people get tattoos for significant purposes, tattoos can tell stories and build confidence, body art is a way for someone to express themselves, make up, and tattoos are reminders of life time experiences. One reason why tattoos should be allowed at a workplace is because people get tattoos for significant reasons. Paulette Tobin's article states that ''there are many reasons why more people are making their bodies a permanent canvas, for example the death of a loved one, the birth of a child, and even acknowledging a beloved pet.'' Some people get birthdates, anniversary dates and many other important dates tattooed on them to keep in memory.
Others got tattoos because they were really digging the tattoo style, or because it was cute. Hearing everyone’s stories as to the reason they got these certain tattoos and how thankful they were of tattoo artists’ it made me a lot more interested in tattoos. Without the acceptance of tattoos, people would not be able to express their life, emotions, or situations they have been through on ... ... middle of paper ... ...art that person may have and jealous because he wants to be tattooed everywhere without being told anything. I also asked Mr. Gibson if he thought tattoos individualized and characterize a person. “I do, everybody has their own style.
Being a quality artist allowed him to continue his career long after the scratchers moved on and I believe the same thing is happening today. There are many tattoo artists but few truly great ones, and soon people will recognize great tattoo art and will not settle for anything but the best. The social atmosphere surrounding tattoos has changed drastically since the 1960’s when Collins was tattooing sailors and roughnecks in his backstreet tattoo shop. Tattoos in general have become more socially acceptable with the old saying of “everyone from soccer moms to doctors has tattoos.” While they still have a ways to go before being completely accepted in the public’s eye, I feel privileged to live in a time when becoming a tattoo artist doesn’t automatically make me an outsider.
Legends also lead to hero worshiping when a band is tethered to their fans like a ligam... ... middle of paper ... ...rong songwriting skills and will be the primary focus of most issues. Each stepping stone worth featuring in an issue from acquiring management to getting signed to a record label which builds a timeline where the reader is able to follow the act’s the career development through Star Artistry’s point of view. Star Artistry grows alongside the emerging artists included in each issue who you the reader are able to get to know a little more personally. You will naturally focus on the musicians whose music you rely on through thick and thin though hopefully will also rediscover performers you have overlooked in the past. The entertainment industry is full of dreamers reaching their goals because they have paired up with people they can rely on.
Quotes, birds, and Chinese lettering are just a few tattoos that are seen in today’s society. Tattoo placement ranging from the wrists, feet, and back the possibility for where and what someone would want for a tattoo is endless. Tattoos are looked as ways to express yourself by either remembering a loved one, giving yourself a reminder to push forward in life, or just to get something that you really enjoy. When people get tattoos they probably don’t see anything wrong at the time, but people from a later generation than today’s can definitely disagree. Most are very un-accepting and against tattooing one’s skin.
I would show my tattoo off whenever I could and all the reactions from family, friends, even complete strangers were positive. I realized how fortunate I was to have a tattoo in this day and age because positive views and acceptance of this modification have not always been common in the society we live in. In the past, America has had negative views about tattoos, and the change from what tattoos meant and were used for in the past to what they are today did not happen over night. A couple decades ago having a tattoo could have put me into categories like unitelligent, criminal, or freak. People wouldn't care to get to know me, I would be in freak shows and circuses with the other tattooed people, and the American society wouldn't see my tattoo as a form of expression or originality.