Mar 23, 2010

Bad Tat Tuesday! The Kid Edition!

No matter how hard they try, I have never seen a portrait of a kid transfer to a tat that looked worth a damn. I think it's a nice idea, especially if you have lost a child, but maybe a picture in your wallet is better.





Bonus points for the proximity to your nip!


The one on the right... Wow, just wow.


Probably the best of the bunch.


Turned a baby pic into some demon out of hell!




I can't help but think very old Chinese guy.


And we have a winner! That will live in my nightmares for weeks!

15 comments:

  1. People, buy a locket.

    My word ver is "tarbain". I think it is missing a "r" in there.

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  2. I think they all got a tat of the same baby. Or maybe they all just got tats of Winston Churchill?

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  3. Now I'll have nightmares for weeks that I got one of those super horrible tattoos right on my forehead.

    Note to self. No portrait tattoos. Never.

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  4. They all look like variations of Chucky, the doll of horror movie fame. I don't know why photos don't make good tats but like you, I've never seen a good one and the ones of children are the worst.

    Couldn't these people have just gotten an anchor or a skull and put their kids name on it? That would seem a little more classy to me.

    Doc

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  5. Those babies are so scary and creepy. Who would want that on them for the rest of their lives? Yeesh!

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  6. Huh, that second- to the- last one actually looks ALARMINGLY like the photo.

    So, accuracy is not necessarily a great thing.

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  7. These people should've done what my brother did. Had his kids sketched on paper.

    Wait.

    Oh well, it's the thought that counts, right?

    I only know of 1 person who's tat came out exactly like the picture. Unfortunately, she divorced the guy and now he has to tote her face around on his bicep. A sketch may not be perfect but it CAN be thrown away.

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  8. Jeez, If I had any of those, I think I'd just have to pour hot oil on it and burn the skin off. Melty scar = better than spawn of Satan on my arm.

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  9. Well, sometimes kids ARE little demons.

    I'm just sayin.'

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  10. Wow. That one on the right (in the picture of three) looks like some kind of mutant cross-breed between a child and a puma.

    Me-OW.

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  11. Ick. The worst tats yet. Well done!

    One of the trends in the ghetto, when I was teaching there, was to have pictures of your murdered gang homies tattooed on you-- either their name or name and picture. What an extraordinarily bad idea.

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  12. Portraits are usually a bad idea, although I have a friend who is a tattoo artist and he does amazing portraits - it's a rare gift. All of these kids look like Chuckie. This is the worst (and by that I mean best) bad tat Tues in a long time!

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  13. Every single one is just plain creepy. I'm surprised the woman in the last picture actually looks happy.

    Found your blog through 2010-Year of Miracles. I have to say, I clicked on your blog simply because I love the name. Awesome.

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