A TATTOO artist has had his nostril CUT OFF and horns added to his head to make himself appear like Marvel’s Purple Cranium.
Galicia-based tattoo artist Henry Rodriguez underwent 15 painful surgical procedures, together with a partial nostril amputation, to make himself appear like the evil Marvel villain.
Rodriguez has no regrets about his augmentations- so long as his seven-year-old son retains calling him “tremendous daddy”.
The 34-year-old determined to utterly change his life in 2012 by altering his appears to be like to emulate the primary Captain America tremendous villain.
He mentioned that he consulted a specialist physician to work out what physique modifications he would want again in 2011.
He added: “We wished to do one thing distinctive. The primary large thought was a cranium and when my physician confirmed me the drafts I simply noticed Purple Cranium throughout it.
“It was a life challenge that we have been contemplating and planning for a few years,” he mentioned, including that there have been a number of phases wanted to get his desired look.
Step one was to get his eyeballs blackened – and since then Rodriguez has undergone 15 surgical procedures which have price him round £27,255.
His surgical procedures embrace the amputation of his nostril and earlobes, and silicone implants in his brow, cheeks and eyebrows.
He additionally added a couple of completely different physique transformations to maneuver away from the basic Purple Cranium picture and provides his new persona somewhat extra individuality.
He admits that each one the surgical procedures have been painful, however mentioned that the ache is a part of chasing his dream.
“It’s a ardour. It’s like working – with out ache there is no such thing as a achieve. It’s a part of the attraction”.
Rodriguez underwent his transformations with out the information of his household again in Venezuela.
REAL RED SKULL
A couple of yr in the past he determined to go away Venezuela to maneuver to Ourense, within the northwestern Spanish area of Galicia to work in a tattoo store known as Bonshyo.
He mentioned: “I by no means warned my household upfront about my modifications. Each time they noticed me they have been shocked about all the brand new issues on me.”
“At first the social and visible affect was stunning to them”, he mentioned however he added that they acquired used to his new appears to be like very simply.
His younger son, who Rodriguez is hoping to convey over to Spain quickly, actually likes it. He mentioned: “My seven-year-old son all the time tells me I’m his tremendous daddy.”
When requested how he would reply to his youngster eager to comply with the same journey, he mentioned: “I’d inform him that he ought to give it some thought correctly and wait till he’s now not underage.
“That he must be cautious to not comply with an impulse. If he nonetheless decides to undergo with it, I’ll help him and be sure that he’s despatched to an expert.”
photos of himself from 11 years in the past, earlier than his modifications started, he mentioned he doesn’t see himself now as any completely different to who he was earlier than.
“It’s as in case you have a breast surgical procedure. What you could have executed is an aesthetic change, however it isn’t private, the human being is all the time going to be the identical.
“Youngsters are often shocked once they see me for the primary time, however all of them recognise who the character is they usually appear to love it greater than the adults.
“Everybody reacts otherwise – there are reactions on those that make me snort, however as with every little thing in life there are two sides to the identical coin – there are those who agree with you and those who don’t such as you.
“However finally I reside for this and I’ve lots of people supporting me and what I’m doing doesn’t make me a greater or worse individual.”
Regardless of his look, Rodriguez says his days are pretty regular and his life on the tattoo store matches nicely along with his look.
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Rodriguez’ manager, Carlos Rodriguez, 56, said he has the perfect manners and polite character of the real Red Skull.
Rodriguez has more modifications planned, he said, but for now, he is keeping them a secret, as he wants them to be a surprise.
Aside from working at the tattoo shop, he is hoping that the festivals, tattoo conventions and body art transformation fairs will be open soon so he can fill his schedule and bring his son over.