Chris M. sends us these knuckles:
Just got LIVE FREE on my knuckles a couple days ago! I struggled for years and still am struggling as I live day to day minute by minute! I was a prisoner of my own making and suffered for a long time! I didn’t know was freedom was till I discovered a new way of living that I have to work in my everyday so I dont return to a hopeless state of mind! I was always told to be where my hand are and now everyday I look at them it reminds me to be free of self! That’s my story!
Hector sends us these knuckles and his story:
Hey Nathan, im 28, married, and my daughter just turned 2. We live in Buffalo NY. The piece was done by Otis Arterberry, from American Skin Art, in Tonawanda NY.
The reason I had it done, is because i went through something, which was a turning point in my life. I couldve let the issue consume me and I would’ve lost my family. Or what i did, man up and decide I was in control and nothing else was.
Jessie sends us these knuckle tattoos and the story behind them:
I’m a Sequential Artist/Illustrator attending SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). I got knuckles tattooed as inspiration to keep myself drawing. Which word is on which hand was panned as well because I’m left handed so “draw” is on the left hand..heh heh, so punny. Literally got them done two days ago and everyone keeps fist pumping me ’cause no one can tell they’re new, it sucks, but they are so awesome people just can’t help it.
Sarah Sin sends us these knuckle tattoos:
These are my knucks:
LIVE – I believe people should live the life they choose to live without judgement by others – we all have one life to live – our own. ‘Nuff said.
LOVE – Same logic behind LIVE – I don’t believe that anyone has the right to tell me who I can or cannot love – We are all human and should treat one another as such,
LIVE and let LOVE!
Rishelle sends us these thoroughly done up knuckles, including the stories behind them all:
Hi! These are the knuckle tattoos that I just got done, and the sides of my hands by Derek Davie at Anchor’s End Tattoo in Buffalo, NY. They stand for the fact that you need to live free of everything that is negative, live free of other people’s negative feelings about you. Live the life you want, the way you want, and don’t give a single care as to what others have to say about it. Live free, imagine peace and love your life. The sides stand for that you have to know more to hate less, less is more and more is less, you have to know hate and hate what you know. Enjoy :]
Nathan Hinkle sends us this tattoo he did this tattoo at Grindhouse Tattoos in San Antonio, TX. He says that the girls name was Ashley and she got the tattoo after her husband left.
Laurel Wolfe sends us these knuckles:
I have two philosophies in life: To Live & To Love. I also believe we should live to love. Thus my knuckle tats. I have never regretted my word choice; if given another chance I would choose the same words again. I adore the message they give to those who see them.