Tattoo week in Rio de Janeiro kicked off on Saturday with over 1000 artists.
The three-day event offers a wide range of public events.
One attendee of the special event is Marcelo Ribeiro, the second most tattooed citizen of Brazil.
About 96% of his body is covered with tattoos.
The event includes 220 stands and organisers expect 25,000 people to participate.
Brazil has about 200,000 tattoo studios.