An intimate look at individuals who choose to be heavily tattooed. The seventy black and white photographs display both tattoos and the outstanding characters of men and women who wear them and artists who apply them. Many of the people were photographed over two decades, revealing the evolution of art on their bodies through time. This fascinating approach enables the individuals to tell their unique stories in their own words. It makes fascinating reading, equal to the strong emotional impact of the photographic art that accompanies their tales. This compelling book will fascinate everyone who wears or admires tattoos as art.