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Full-Body Zombie Tattoos

Rick Zombie

Madness, art or a life choice. Those are some of the explanations I think of when I see pictures of Rick, a man who spent more than 24 hours having his body covered from head to toe in a zombie tattoo.

For Rick, his tattoos are a work of art and his decision to become a “zombie” was influenced by his fascination with horror films.

“When I was a kid I was a big fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and I wanted to be a ninja turtle and live in the sewers. But as I got older I fell in love with zombies and wanted to become one. Oh, and I love George A Romero's Living Dead movies.”

Considering he spent over $4,075 Canadian on his tattoos, they weren't just a piece of self expression, but also a long term financial investment for Rick.

Far from what people may think, Rick wears his odd body decoration with conviction and pride in the beautiful, artistic expression a decomposing body represents for him.

“You've got to respect that everyone's different and has to do what they've got to do. I can't tell you what to do, you can't tell me what to do – but we can still get along just great” Rick says.
Trend Themes
1. Full-body Tattoos - Opportunity to offer unique full-body tattoo services that cater to specific interests like zombies and horror.
2. Self Expression - Opportunity to market tattoos as a form of artistic self-expression that goes beyond traditional aesthetics.
3. Body Modification - Opportunity to provide unique alternatives to mainstream body modification such as full-body tattoos that represent personal interests and beliefs.
Industry Implications
1. Tattoo Industry - Full-body tattoos can generate new revenue streams and expand customer base for tattoo artists and parlors.
2. Horror/halloween Industry - Opportunity to offer specialized zombie-themed services or merchandise such as costumes, makeup, and props to cater to fans of the horror genre.
3. Art Industry - Full-body tattoos can be positioned as a form of unique artistic expression and showcased in galleries or exhibitions.
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