An Australian tattoo artist is making her mark on the world by tattooing a woman with a robotic tattoo.
Melanie Stokes, who works in Melbourne, was inspired to do the job by her daughter who was also a tattoo artist.
“I thought that this could be really empowering,” she told ABC News.
“A lot of people do tattooing and I know how it can be a tough job.”
But I’ve seen how people with disabilities, who are not as well-versed in the tattooing process, have really taken to it and it’s really been a great way for me to take on the challenge.
“Ms Stokes started with an idea for a robotic model of her daughter, Samantha, who was diagnosed with a genetic condition called Asperger’s syndrome.”
When I first got the idea for the tattoo I thought, ‘that’s so far out of the ordinary’,” Ms Stokes said.”
It’s so rare that I’d have to do a tattoo for her, and that’s something I never thought I would do.””
The tattoo process was very simple.
I took a photo of her and a picture of her, which was then sent to my friend who is a tattooist, and then we got to work.
“She started out with a laser on the tip of the tip to create the outline, and she would then start to carve the design out.”
Then we just got to it.
“The first tattoo was done at her home in South Melbourne, which she said was the perfect setting.”
That’s when she started getting really excited and said, ‘I want to be a model.”””
I think everyone wanted to see what she would do.”
That’s when she started getting really excited and said, ‘I want to be a model.””
That was the first time she actually said ‘I can do it’.
“The process is very simple, and you have to take a photo.
Once that is done, you can then carve out your model using a paintbrush or a laser.
Ms Stoke says she wanted to do it to “raise awareness of the conditions and the disability”.”
To do it in my own house, and in front of my family, was so powerful for me.”‘
Meaningful’ and ‘meaningful’ tattooMs Stoking says her first tattoo took about two weeks to complete, but she was encouraged to do more after that.”
Meaningfulness and meaning are really important. “
I think it’s something that I’ve really wanted to achieve for myself and for Samantha.”
“Meaningfulness and meaning are really important.
It really shows the impact you can have on a person and how important it is for them to be represented in the community.””
A tattoo is not a cosmetic tattoo.
A tattoo is just a way of showing your body and your personality.”