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US-based tattoo artists support #BLM movement, offer free cover up of ‘racist and gang’ tattoos

June 17th, 2020

More often than not, clients blame the artist for every error or mistake in their tattoo designs like misspelled words and bad translations. But as a client, it’s your responsibility to do some research first about the overall design so artists can avoid these mishaps.

Just in case these cant be prevented, tattoo mistakes can always be covered up with creative alternatives. Speaking of which, a tattoo shop based in Kentucky, United States, is offering free sessions to everyone who wants to fix their “hate or gang symbol tattoos”.

According to Fox News, tattoo artists named Jeremiah Swift and Ryun King from Gallery X Art Collective came up with this idea in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In a Facebook post made last June 8, they mentioned that this new service is an “offer to change your future in becoming a better person” especially for those with racist designs.

This is also open to those with gang tattoos who want to start a new path and leave the hate in the past. While clients can select from their flash books, the design still depends on the artists’ decision.

The free tattoo session is available to communities within the country.

This goes for you that have gang tattoos as well.Gallery X Art Collective would like to extend the offer to change your…

Posted by Gallery X Art Collective on Sunday, June 7, 2020

 

Here are some of their sample works:

Photo credit: Facebook.com/Gallery X Art Collective

Photo credit: Facebook.com/Gallery X Art Collective

Photo credit: Facebook.com/Gallery X Art Collective

Since there a lot of people who want to avail of the free tattoo, you need to schedule an appointment first. This is to give way for their previous customers who have missed their tattoo sessions due to strict home quarantine.

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