Often the tattooist used his own spittle to mix the color but occasionally urine was used instead.
On the flipside, many alternative salons have a tattooist or piercer on board for their adventurous clients.
A professional tattooist can not only help you select a tattoo design that you'll love, but also help you create a striking piece simply by using an artful blend of tattoo ink colors.
Then just take the design to your favorite tat shop where your personal tattooist can ink it to any location on your body.
Katzen was his original tattooist for the project, but since that time, he has had more than 180 tattoo artists worldwide work on his full body tattoo.