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Adam Levine has a brand new addition to his tattoo assortment.
On Tuesday night time, the Maroon 5 frontman, 42, shared a number of movies tattoo artist Nathan Kostechko placing within the ending touches on a big design of ocean waves positioned on his left leg.
“Day 3,” Levine captioned one clip, which confirmed Kostechko shading some traces on his calf.
The singer wrote alongside one other video, “As we speak was ouch however value it.”
After documenting the tattooing course of, Levine confirmed off the ultimate product in a photograph of his whole leg.
In a shot shared on his Instagram Tales, the enormous physique artwork stretches from his ankle to his higher thigh.
“Most painful solution to get a tan,” he joked within the caption, including in one other publish, “Mint.”
Kostechko, who except for being an artist can be the boyfriend of mannequin Charlotte McKinney, beforehand created one other tattoo for the singer.
The tattoo artist can be behind the massive Immaculate Coronary heart on Levine’s neck.
Levine has a ardour for tattoos — with over two full sleeves on his arms and greater than a dozen of different designs inked throughout his physique.
In 2016, the three-time Grammy winner debut a big again mural that featured a mermaid with angel wings cradling a cranium whereas surrounded by crashing waves, a misplaced ship and swallows.
That intricate design, Levine mentioned in an Instagram publish, took tattoo artist Bryan Randolph six months to create.
“Tattoos wind up being this unusual street map or narrative over time,” he told PEOPLE in 2013 for his Sexiest Man Alive cover. “They all the time remind me of this lengthy, bizarre, superior journey life has been.”
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In keeping with the star, he got his first tattoo — a picture of a dove on his higher left bicep — when he was 21.
“It was 5 days after 9/11,” he recalled. “I felt this wanted to say one thing with this peaceable factor on my physique.”
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Since then, the previous The Voice coach added many intricate designs to his physique, together with a number of that is a nod to his hometown of Los Angeles and his household.
Referring to a tattoo of the phrase “mother” on his proper wrist, Levine joked to PEOPLE that it was a “last-ditch effort to achieve my mom’s approval.”
“She hates this one barely lower than the others,” he quipped.