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It’s the tiny details that matter at the Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth

An attendee has a name tattooed above her eyebrow by a Coyote Tattoo artist during The Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth within the Las Vegas Convention Center on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
Photo: L.E. Baskow

The Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth | Las Vegas Convention Center | September 19, 2015

2015 ‘Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth’

Even at the tattoo expo to crush all others in terms of scale, the impressiveness is in the tininess. Because when someone is putting a name above your eyebrow, a name that will be there forever, every time you look in the mirror, it better be as perfect as human hands can muster. Getting those hands practiced can involve inking up a fake one, like this “Pound of Flesh” contest entry. It’s hard to say which looks more real, the fingernails or that vivid face.

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