This week, we are stoked to feature Deekah Wyatt. Deekah is a goldy locked Detroit beauty who has 11 tattoos, all with symbolism of spirituality, freedom, and soul. She started getting tattoos when she was around 21, the perfect age to start your ink up, and she hasn't looked back yet. Deekah has the illest ankh back tattoo that we've seen in a while, and we just had to show it off. Check her out and don't forget to send in your tattoos and questionare for a chance to be featured as our tattoo of the week to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tattoo of the week
Featured Deekah Wyatt
Who are you?
Musician, Poet, Artist, Mommy, Wife
Number of tattoos
I can't narrow it down to just one, but I'd have to say the artwork on my hands and wrists. The wrists spell "Free Soul," the Om symbol is on my left hand, the freehand Peacock Feather is a work in progress.
When and where did you get it?
I got them over the last few months at RawInk Tattoos in Detroit, MI. My artist, Courtney, is also one of my best guitar students!
What does it mean to you?
I got the Tibetan characters for the words "Freedom" & "Soul" on my outer wrists as a reminder that no dogma can replace true spirituality. Their location of the wrists are in place of the shackles that oppressed people everywhere have donned in some form or another.
How old were you when you got your first tattoo?
20 or 21
Why should we feature your tattoo?
Because it's not about the size of the piece, its about what it means to the owner.
Do you have a particular tattoo artist you go to?
Courtney at RawInk Tattoos in Detroit, MI
Have you ever received a tattoo under the influence of drugs or alcohol?
Michigan is a Medical Marijuana State... so, NO. :)
Do you regret any tattoos you have?
Madonna said it best... "Absolutely NO regrets."
Are you a tattoo addict?
BY EVERY DEFINITION OF THE WORD!