This Dad Has Been Tattooing His Son's Drawings On His Own Arm Since He Was 5

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Keith Anderson has found a unique way to remember his son Kai’s childhood – his right arm is covered in tattoos based on drawings by his son and he has been doing it every year since Kai turned 5.

“The first one was the daisy- I had it tattooed when he was in kindergarten,” Anderson told Chance Faulkner, a photographer who had an interview with him and took these pictures. “Then we went back and did his name and the house from when he was 4.”

“Recently, my son was there with me and he did some of the tattooing himself. He loves it. No one I know has ever heard of tattooing original kid art before, and it’s a lot of fun… People ask me what will happen if I run out of space; I guess I’ll just get him to draw smaller pictures.”

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Kai drew this seahorse when he was 6.

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This robot was done when Kai was 10.

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“We will keep going until he doesn’t want to do it anymore”

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 “No one I know has ever heard of tattooing original kid art before, and it’s a lot of fun”

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This is Keith’s favourite, Kai drew it when he was 8

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Kai drew this house when he was only 4.

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This is the very first tattoo, which Keith got when Kai was in kindergarten

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“People ask me what will happen if I run out of space; I guess I’ll just get him to draw smaller pictures”

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“Recently, my son was there with me and he did some of the tattooing himself. He loves it”

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Source: ChanceFaulknerPhotography

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