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25 Tattoo Artists Discuss the Taboos of Tattoo Copying

What Do Megan Massacre, Ryan Ashley Malarkey and Paul Booth Think of Tattoo Copying?!

Once again, it's time to discuss tattoo copying. Whether you're a tattoo collector, an artist or an editor at INKED Magazine, you probably have some feelings about tattoo copying. We asked some of the top tattooers in the world, from Megan Massacre to Anthony Michaels to Nikki Simpson to Ryan Ashley Malarkey, what they had to say about tattoo copying and it's time you found out from some of the industries' finest what they think about stealing an artist's intellectual property. And you will definitely be surprised to learn that there is a variety of answers amongst the industry heavy weights. Many have strong feeling against tattoo copying, believing it to be one of the biggest sins that an artist can make. Others, on the other hand, find imitation a form of flattery.

Click the photo below to see what your favorite artist thinks about tattoo copying.

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Here are some prime examples of tattoo copying:

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