Skin is the canvas at tattoo convention

The South African International Tattoo Convention took place over the weekend at The Lookout at the Waterfront. About 150 artists from around the world offered tattoos of different styles, and guests could get inked on the spot.

Cassandra Bettini, from Parklands, gets a leg tattoo by artist Leviti.
Jodi le Roux, from Hout Bay, gets inked by artist Sean J Dean, from Kenilworth.
Nicholas Mudskipper, from Woodstock, with Keenan Oakes, from the CBD.
Tirzah Atkins, from Bredasdorp, sits with South African artist Dean Clark
Artist Tarzan Tribe, from Bali, does a head tattoo with the hand-poking tattoo method on Wayne Magee, from Johannesburg.
Artist M Cab works on a skull tattoo on a client’s stomach.
Jacqui Naris Mulu, from Durbanville, sits for a tattoo with Cape Town artist Garith Lloyd.
Artist Abi Tonge, from the UK, places a stencil on Alex Steiger, from Wilderness.