The naked truth. People scored from head to toe in clothes and withoutPictolic
"For some, the skin is the largest organ of the body, but also a canvas," says the British photographer Alan Powdrill. His project "Under cover" dedicated to the adventurers, who did not hesitate to use all available space on this canvas.
1. Philip, 27, Southend-on-sea.
"I was 17 when I made my first tattoo. I've been hiding it from my parents, and when they got to see her tattoos had several".
2. Peter, 39, Colchester.
"Tattoo gave me confidence in myself when I was seriously ill".
3. Chris, 25, Coventry.
"If suddenly you forget who I am, then you take your clothes off, look in the mirror and find out".
4. Bill, 59, London.
"I love that I've reached a Mature age, have a good job, surrounded by good people. And I love the inscription No Fucking way (No way) on my chest."
5. Craig, 28, and Trade.
""How can you mutilate the body that I gave you?!" that's what I heard from my mother when I showed her my first tattoo".
6. Alex, age 49, of Whitby.
"My mother was not happy when I first saw the tattoo on my arm. Then I said to her, "Mom, this does not mean that I do drugs"".
7. Andrew, 32, Highgate.
"The more tattoos I make, the more you love them. I hope that I will stop only after death."
8. Michelle, 53 years, Clitoris.
"Can't say at what age I'll stop. While there is a place I'll beat tattoo. I do not think that someday my attitude towards them will change."
9. Victoria, 37, Coventry.
"Tattoos are a part of me, I will love them, even when I'm 80".