A person has spent greater than 20 years getting round 98 % of his physique lined in tattoos, together with his eyeballs.
The dad-of-two now works as a tattoo artist, and in addition to his vibrant assortment of ink, he is already handled himself to some uncommon physique modifications together with having his tongue cut up and fanged tooth fitted.
As you’ll be able to think about, Marcelo says he has a reasonably excessive ache threshold, however has mentioned his ears had been essentially the most painful space.
Not content material with having one blue ear and one inexperienced eye, he additionally opted to get his eyeballs tattooed round eight years in the past, which may result in all types of nasty issues comparable to embody imaginative and prescient loss or blindness, an infection from the ink, sensitivity to mild and even the potential lack of the eyeball.
He mentioned: “On the time I had it executed, it didn’t harm due to the anaesthesia however as quickly because the anaesthesia wore off, it burned for just a few days.
“I’ve over a thousand tattoos on my physique and roughly 98 % of my physique is tattooed.
“The fanged tooth are nickel and price round £2,014. I acquired them as a result of I like vampires.”
Marcelo added: “I’ve at all times appreciated to take part in the whole lot that concerned artwork since childhood.
“I feel it inspired me to be what I’m now. I did not create my look with the concept of wanting like another person.”
Marcelo says his household, together with his two youngsters and two-year-old grandson, and mates are accepting of his look – and the response from most of the people is basically optimistic.
He mentioned: “I at all times get consideration wherever I’m going and persons are at all times curious to know if they’re actual.
“They take pictures and make movies of me. Individuals are delighted and stunned to see so many tattoos.”
Marcelo’s favorite tattoo is of Mexican comic Chespirito, who he says shaped an enormous a part of his childhood. Cute.
He is at the moment getting the within of his lips tattooed – ouch.