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Henna Sourcebook
Henna Sourcebook
by Mary Packard
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No one knows for sure when henna was first used for skin decorating, but traces of henna have been found on mummies in Egypt and on cave painting in India dating back thousands of years. While this tradition is still widely used in India, Africa, the... (read more)

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The Piercing Bible: The Definitive Guide to Safe Body Piercing
The Piercing Bible: The Definitive Guide to Safe Body Piercing
by Elayne Angel
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Piercing pioneer Elayne Angel has performed over 40,000 piercings since the 1980s and has brought many practices, such as tongue-piercing, into the mainstream. She brings her exhaustive knowledge to this groundbreaking manual that covers everything you... (read more)

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Pen and Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them
Pen and Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them
by Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton
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Every tattoo tells a story, whether the ink is meaningful or the result of a misguided decision made at the age of fourteen, representative of the wearer's true self or the accidental consequence of a bender. These most permanent and intimate of body... (read more)

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Tattoo Machine: Tall Tales, True Stories, and My Life in Ink
Tattoo Machine: Tall Tales, True Stories, and My Life in Ink
by Jeff Johnson
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A memoir like no other: entertaining, wise, heartbreaking, frightening, and, of course, hilariously bizarro. Johnson shares his stories with us, stirring them into the brilliant blood bath that is Tattoo Machine. I highly recommend this book.... (read more)

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Body Type: Intimate Messages Etched in Flesh
Body Type: Intimate Messages Etched in Flesh
by Ina Saltz
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In Body Type, accomplished graphic designer and typographer Ina Saltz offers a glimpse into the diverse, imaginative, and deeply personal world of typographic tattoos. From nicknames and birthdates to poetry, song lyrics, mantras, and memorials, the... (read more)

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Nail Art Sourcebook
Nail Art Sourcebook
by Pansy Alexander Potter
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Glitter, jewels, and 3D effects: thereand#39;s no limit to the magic you can make when you NAIL IT! Beginning with the basics, celebrity nail stylist Sophie Harris-Greenslade covers everything from creating a flat base and working with color and pattern... (read more)

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In the Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification
In the Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification
by Victoria Pitts
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TThe 1990s saw the dramatic rise of spectacular forms of body modification, which included the tattoo renaissance and the rise in body piercing, the emergence of neo-tribal practices like scarification and flesh hanging, and the invention of new, high... (read more)

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The Colorful World of Tattoo Models (Tattoo-U)
The Colorful World of Tattoo Models (Tattoo-U)
by Timothy Remus
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The Colorful World of Tattoo Models is an intimate and, yes, colorful look at the some of the world’s best tattoo models. Representing the US, the UK and various European countries, each model wears tattoos that range from the traditional to the... (read more)

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Body Type 2: More Typographic Tattoos
Body Type 2: More Typographic Tattoos
by Ina Saltz
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From Rimbaud to the Rolling Stones, from declarations of love and belief systems to self-empowerment and homage, the choice of a typographical tattoo provides insight into the human condition.  The sequel to the... (read more)

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Mehndi: The Timeless Art of Henna Painting
Mehndi: The Timeless Art of Henna Painting
by Loretta Roome
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Mehndi, the ancient art of painting on the skin with henna, beautifies the body, rejuvenates the spirit, and celebrates the joys of creativity and self-expression. More than just a temporary tattoo, mehndi offers us a way to participate in a centuries... (read more)

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The Fantasy Tattoo Sourcebook: Over 500 Images for Body Decoration
The Fantasy Tattoo Sourcebook: Over 500 Images for Body Decoration
by Carlton Books
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Choosing a design to wear for a lifetime can be difficult. That's where The Fantasy Tattoo Sourcebook comes in, with 500 magical, astrological, mythological, and nature-based designs to copy directly from its pages, plus advice on creating original... (read more)

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Tattoo Delirium
Tattoo Delirium
by Eva Minguet
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Tattoos continue to move into the mainstream and grow in popularity with each passing day. For the talented and decorated artists behind these designs, the tattoo is not just a way of adorning the human form, but a way of honoring our bodies, celebrating... (read more)

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Tattoo Magic/La Magia del Tatuaje/Magia Da Tatuagem/La Magia del Tatuaggio
Tattoo Magic/La Magia del Tatuaje/Magia Da Tatuagem/La Magia del Tatuaggio
by Aymara Arreaza
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Once considered underground, tattoos have now entered into the mainstream and have become hugely popular. Packed with over 350 color photographs, this book explores this extraordinary form of body decoration and showcases a selection of creative designs... (read more)

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Pagan Fleshworks: The Alchemy of Body Modification
Pagan Fleshworks: The Alchemy of Body Modification
by Maureen Mercury
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A groundbreaking work that sees the contemporary cultural trends of tattooing, piercing, implanting, and branding as a quest for a transformative psychic experience. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Features unforgettable color photographs by Steve... (read more)

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Tattoo Art & Design
Tattoo Art & Design
by Rizzoli
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Tattoos are sexy, fashionable, and creative. This compendium features over 480 designs by the world's leading young graphic artists for tattoos that are new, different, and edgy.Little has appeared that explores fresh designs for tattoos by contemporary... (read more)

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500 Tattoo Designs (Pocket Guide Series)
500 Tattoo Designs (Pocket Guide Series)
by Henry Ferguson
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Tattoos are no longer unusual or uncommon; they are now an undeniable element of mainstream style and fashion. But tattoos are expensive and, more importantly, permanent; so choosing an image is a very big decision. Here to help is 500 Tattoo Designs, a... (read more)

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Miami Ink: Marked for Greatness
Miami Ink: Marked for Greatness
by James Wagenvoord
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It's the latest craze to hit TV viewers and the hottest art form to hit the streets. Now go behind the scenes of TLC's hit series Miami Ink in the new book Miami Ink. Reaching more than 3 million viewers each week, TLC's Miami Ink series brings six... (read more)

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Tattoo World
Tattoo World
by Michael Kaplan
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Once considered part of the counterculture movement, tattooing is now undoubtedly a mainstream practice. Although the history of tattooing is rooted in ancient customs and beliefs, it is a constantly evolving art form, as skilled practitioners... (read more)

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Art on Skin: Tattoos, Style, and the Human Canvas
Art on Skin: Tattoos, Style, and the Human Canvas
by Marcel Brousseau
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A celebration of all things tattoo, this visually appealing wealth of tattoo knowledge will have you running for the nearest tattoo artist. The twenty-first century has seen a boom in tattooing, with millions of Americans—23 percent of them—... (read more)

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Dorothy Parker's Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos
Dorothy Parker's Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos
by Kim Addonizio and Cheryl Dumesnil
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Previously considered the domain of bikers and a rite of passage in the services, tattoos have crawled from society's fringes and onto the ankles of starlets and the biceps of bankers. In this volume, stories from writers including Sylvia Plath and Ray... (read more)

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