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This Green Screen "Rick And Morty" Tattoo Is Giving People Major Tattoo Envy

"Tattoo goals."

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Meet Roy Lee Rowlett, 30, from Louisville, Kentucky.


He's a tattoo artist.


And his work is pretty cool.


Recently, Rowlett went viral for this Rick and Morty tattoo he made.

Rowlett told BuzzFeed News he saw the concept somewhere else and decided to give it a go.

He said: "I sat down with a friend, Brian Lejman, and we went over cool ideas that would be practical with the green screen effect.

"Rick and Morty just made sense. I plan on doing more of these in the future."

How does it work? Well, Rowlett said it's the same as a green screen in a film. He said, "You saturate an area of skin with green, or any other color depending on how good you are with the software. Then use video editing software or an app on your phone to overlay a video."

Lee Rowlett / Via

People really loved the video and it went viral. He said: "Honestly, I figured people would like it but not to this extent. It was pretty overwhelming honestly. It’s been email after email."

Rowlett said: "It was good to see that most of the responses were positive. A few negative ones but that’s OK.

"I understand it’s not something everyone’s going to be into. My favorite responses were the ones from people that thought the tattoo actually moved in real life.

"They were pretty funny."

People thought it was epic.

this ... so... EPIC!!!!! 😱😱😱🤓


And are considering getting it as a tattoo.

I didn't think I'd ever want a tattoo, but now I need a green screen on my body

If I had to get a tattoo this is the one I would get

If you know me, you know i fw R&M HARD. 1st tattoo? I think yes

Ikran is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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