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July 24, 2009

Body Doodle

These are not tattoos. These are not even henna tattoos. These are spontaneous and improvised doodles done with a pen or marker while (for the most part) sitting around bored one day. Found via flickr, see and read about them here ╗

"Got kinda bored earlier so decided i'd doodle on my girlfriends tummy." -- Ross Scrivener

"tried to copy my Government binder. =]" -- Jasmine Jinx

Above by myheartsiiings

"Don't leave a pen close by where Lisa sits, or else..." -- teresia

"i doodle when i get frustrated.." -- g.abby

"drawn by emily on sarah's hand." -- j * photog

"So, yes, this right here is what I did in Math and French today in the afternoon. (c'mon! it was a friday afterNOOOON.....who pays attention in school on a friday afternoon?! GAWSH!)..." -- harkeerat (hakisak) singh

Above (main image) by the beautiful Sam Desantis. Related: Back in October 2008, I posted about the temporary tattoo doodles of Thomas Brodahl.


Geert Posted Jul 26, 2009
Those would be cool as a tattoo though... :)

Annette Relation Posted Jul 27, 2009
Unusual but awesome, all the people make all the same tattoos, it is something like tattoo fashion :) the author is so creative :))

Crystal Lyon
Crystal Lyon Posted Jul 28, 2009
very interesting. i have never thought of it as an art formed before, but now that i think of it, i have seen some rather interesting doodles on skin. (i tattooed one of my doodles on my big toe.)

Jamie Tao
Jamie Tao Posted Jul 28, 2009
I like this. Brings back happy memories.

Vici Best
Vici Best Posted Sep 6, 2009
i'm always doing this too! will have to get some pictures up

Renee Posted May 27, 2011
This is amazing!! Love it!

AndHeDrew Posted Nov 6, 2011
I love them. Great hand-done tattooing. Here's my version:
Not exactly the same, but close enough. :-)


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