Tattoos are becoming more and more common, particularly among young people. This classic art form is becoming more popular, regardless of whether it’s custom tattoos with lots of meaning inked into the skin or flashy, heavy-handed flash. Employers aren’t making hiring decisions based on tattoos as much anymore, lightening the pressure people may feel about getting them. Also, tattoo stigmas are disappearing.
Sailor Jerry, Ed Hardy, and other old-school tattoo artists have attracted a lot of clients. These flashes can be found at Chicago spots like Fudo Tattoo and Taylor Street Tattoo. But there are more than 100 Chicago tattoo shops. Every shop has a unique atmosphere and style.
DePaul has many different styles and types of tattoos. Below is a tour of DePaul student tattoos. The majority of these students appear to have a simple, custom-drawn style.