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April 6 2010 Body Art Newsletter

Greetings, Body Art Fans!

Now here's something I don't do every day... I'm headed to San Francisco the weekend of April 10th to do an ecstatic body ritual workshop with Fakir Musafar. He's the man who is pretty much the reason there is a modern primitive and body art movement these days. The workshop will involve some lectures and then all of us attending will be doing a hook pull ritual. This was one of those "now's my chance and I've always wanted to do it" moments. Keep an eye out for reports in the future as to how the workshop went and what my experiences were.

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You can upload your tattoo pictures to Bellaonline and then rate your favorites! It's fun and free, and you can upload or vote here.

If you have a body art question, please come on over to the online forum. It's a great place for chatting about body art and getting an answer.

I really love your feedback and welcome your questions, so if you have something to tell me or ask, please send an e-mail or drop by the forum! Please pass this message along to family and friends who you know are interested.

Body Art Editor


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