The Vermont Cynic

Hand-poked tattoos rise in popularity

A heart and devil adorn the leg of junior Garet Ewing, Nov. 1. Ewing has 20 tattoos in total, and only three of them are not stick and pokes.

Kellyn Doerr, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Dip, poke and repeat. Tons of people are going under the needle to get new ink, and it’s not in the traditional method of tattooing with a gun. People have been practicing this art for thousands of years. The art has even been traced back to ancient Egypt, Rome and the Victorian era, accordi...

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