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Shannon Armour's New Orleans Funeral March, Kickflip Turkey and Friday the 13th Arizona

Shannon Armour's New Orleans Funeral March, Kickflip Turkey and Friday the 13th Arizona
courtesy of Shannon Armour

Name: Shannon Armour (Full disclosure: Shannon Armour is a New Times employee.)

Age: Currently 31; I've been getting tattoos since I was 19.

My Sleeve: Is a New Orleans funeral march, and a tribute to my chihuahua, Ruby, who died in 2008.

It was designed by Chris Rupp of Living Ghost, who incorporated a few of the animals I wanted as well as a few things of Ruby's (like her favorite neon pink mouse toy). It took 7 months to complete.

Check out more of Armour's marks after the jump ...

Shannon Armour's New Orleans Funeral March, Kickflip Turkey and Friday the 13th Arizona

My Ankle Pieces: I have a turkey doing a kick flip for my Erich, who was actually from Turkey and was deported. He loved skateboarding and a group of five decided to have the turkeys done. They were also designed by Chris Rupp.

And I have a Friday the 13th tattoo, done by Mondo at Immaculate. Every Friday the 13th, a few of the artists come up with designs and if you choose one of them, they'll do the tattoo for $13 (there's a $7 tip, too). I've had a couple of Friday the 13th tattoos done and I thought I might as well get an Arizona tattoo done at the same time.

Next Tattoo: I want to finish my 3/4 sleeve. Tattoos hurt ... a lot, and they're expensive, so I'm not in a rush.

Know of any interesting marks? Send us your suggestions/submissions ....


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