Unlike previous episodes featuring artists or specialists, this episode features an interview with Taylor Deacon King, one of Mark's Clients and a recipient of intentional tattoos. This episode provides valuable insights not just for potential tattoo recipients but also for those interested in the philosophy and psychology behind tattoos.
Intentional Tattoos: Taylor shares her experiences of receiving tattoos from Mark and others. She discusses how she uses tattoos as integral parts of her spiritual and personal development journey.
Tattoo Philosophy Course: Taylor talks about her learnings from attending the tattoo philosophy course in 2020.
Tattoo as a Rite of Passage: Taylor reflects on her first tattoos at age 15, discussing how they have become markers for significant events and periods of transformation in her life.
Understanding Boundaries in Tattoo Space: Both Taylor and Mark discuss the importance of understanding one's needs and boundaries when getting tattooed. Small factors such as music or alignment with the artist's values can significantly impact the tattoo experience.
Recommendation for First-Time Tattoo Recipients: They discuss whether someone new to tattoos would benefit from taking a tattoo philosophy course before getting their first tattoo.
Upcoming Workshop: Mark announces an upcoming in-person group workshop on November 25th and 26th. The workshop will dive into the type of information discussed in this episode.
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