A Hamilton tattoo artist has penned a unusual Tiger King tattoo on a buyer in help of charity.
Billy Taylor, of Cherry Pie Tattoo and Piercing in Hamilton, made a plea on the store’s Fb web page for the primary individual to donate £50 to the SSPCA Animal Rescue Centre in Hamilton and they might obtain the tattoo without spending a dime.
And he was delighted when a buyer stepped ahead and paid the cash to the charity, in flip agreeing to be Billy’s canvas.
True to his phrase Billy, who has labored on the Hamilton store for the final six years, lately tattooed the picture of Netflix sensation ‘Tiger King’ Joe Unique along with his arch nemesis huge cat activist Carole Baskin draped in a tiger costume and on a leash.
Gifted artist Billy advised the Advertiser: “Yearly at Cherry Pie we attempt to do one thing enjoyable for the SSPCA charity and this 12 months I got here up with the thought of the Tiger King tattoo after seeing the unique picture on the Bewaresparks Fb web page as I believed it appeared nice and knew it will be snapped up fast.
“The shopper who donated the cash is a big fan of Tiger King and scooped up the deal. In reality he mentioned it was one of the best £50 he has ever spent!”
The tattoo took Billy, who additionally paints attracts, designs tshirts and does print making, two hours to finish on the purchasers thigh.
Tiger King: Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity is a 2020 true crime Netflix documentary that explores huge cat breeding and its weird underworld, populated by eccentric characters together with Joe Unique and rival Carole Baskin.
As detailed within the present Unique is now serving 22 years for a homicide for rent plot towards fellow zoo proprietor Baskin in addition to a number of wildlife violations.