Black-and-Gray Tattoos

Vanessa Martinez (Simplynessa15)


Vanessa Martinez has a space inspired tattoo on her left forearm. This ink was the forth she did and it interconnects with a triangle form filled with crystals done at the same time.
The triangle represents femininity while the space reminds her of the fascination she has for space and her younger idea of becoming an astronaut. There she has the Sun and the Moon and her favorite planet – Saturn – also three small circles at the bottom, because “3” is an important number in the Universe.

Vanessa Martinez (Simplynessa15)


The first tattoo Vanessa Martinez got was a dream catcher when she was 17 years old. Being still a minor at the time, she had her mom’s permission for getting the tattoo. Her mom also joined her for about half of the time while she was getting inked because the art piece took really long time.

Vanessa recorded the entire experience and posted the video on her Youtube channel.

Halsey


Halsey got this match on her forearm as a matching tattoo with three of her fans in May 2015. In an interview she explained that she picked the lucky fans randomly on Twitter. She relates to her fans, most of whom are around the same age as her, and wanted to give them something more than just a hang-out session.

I got match-ing [get it 😂] tattoos with them, and that’s the joke. I also told them that an unlit match represents not playing all your good cards like you have one. It’s unlit and I think what that represents is potential. You can strike at any moment. And I told them that when they feel like they’ve reached a point of potential in their life, or they feel like they’ve done something that they wanted to do for a long time, I told them that they should go back, get a flame added to it, and then let me know when they do, because it’s a significant moment. And I told them I would do the same, so I’m just holding out for that moment because I don’t know when I’m going to reach my potential. But hopefully one day something will be enough for me.

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    Ash Costello


    Ash Costello and her boyfriend Jimmy Trigger got matching bat wing tattoos on their hands in September 2016 from artist Danny Anchor. It is the first tattoo on her left side.

    Ash has described Jimmy and herself as “two bats in a cave.” She posted a picture of their two tattoos together captioned with the Lana Del Rey lyrics “No one even knows what life was like, now it’s paradise, no one even knows how hard life was, I don’t even think about now because, I finally found you.” It seems that they had only been dating for a month or two when they got the tattoos.

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    Ash Costello


    Ash Costello and her New Years Day bandmates got matching noose tattoos to commemorate a tour that they did in 2016. She first revealed the fresh ink a Snapchat picture, which she captioned “gonna hang forever.” She further explained the significance in an interview with Louder Noise:

    My favorite piece is what we all just got — it’s a tour tattoo. It’s a noose, and everyone on the tour got it because we’re all gonna hang out forever.

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      Ash Costello


      Ash Costello got this tattoo of a coffin on her right forearm from artist Danny Anchor at Illuminati Tattoo Lounge in January 2016.  The number “714” inside the coffin is the area code for the greater Los Angeles, California region, where she grew up.

      “I have lots of Anaheim pride and I don’t know how I’ve never gotten a ‘714’ tattoo — the area code of where I live,” she told Fuse, “I’ve always wanted one. It’s just there’s always some other crazy idea that I have that I want to get first. So I actually really want to get ‘714’ tattooed on me.”

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      Lynn Gunn


      Lynn Gunn got a huge tattoo on her left side from artist Baud Nach in December 2016. The drawing depicts two nude women draped in a sheet. The subjects appear to be lovers, as one women has her hand on the other’s breast.

      The artist wrote on instagram “It’s always such a pleasure to hang out with you @lynngvnn ! You’re a real badass!!!!” Lynn responded “Thanks for letting me be your guinea pig. Absolutely killed it again 🙌 if you’re in the NYC area and want an awesome experience with incredible work to match, hit up my dude @baudnach

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