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One Woman Got 11 Tattoos In A Week To Show 100 Years Of Inked History

Maybe don't try this at home.

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WatchCut Video just released the latest 100 Years of Beauty episode, and this one focuses on Americana tattoos.

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The series depicts 100 years of tattoo art history on one body.

This is Casey Lubin. She answered an ad asking for someone who would be cool with getting 11 tattoos in one week as part of a video series.

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When she found out what the video was for, she thought it was an amazing opportunity to be a part of the project and to have history be on her body. Prior to this project, she only had one or two tiny tattoos.

Tattoo artist Clae Welch was tasked with giving Lubin all 11 tattoos.

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Each piece would be in the style of an iconic artist from each decade over the last 100 years in America. Lubin chose a tattoo from each decade from a curated selection of iconic tattoos.


Sailor Jerry (aka Norman Collins) was the artist of the '50s.

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Jerry developed his own style and a special needle for shading. This owl is one of his most recognizable pieces.


The 1960s were inspired by Lyle Tuttle.

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Tuttle did a wrist tattoo on Janis Joplin, which was photographed on the cover of Rolling Stone. After that, he said women's liberation changed the face of his tattooing.

In the 2000s, it was about Jack Rudy.

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Rudy works with a lot of fine line detail with a single needle, which changed the look of tattoos. Lubin chose a Jolly Roger piece.

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