TattooLapalooza hits Miami

  • Inkaholik, a Miami-based Tattoo and body piercing parlor, set up shop at TattooLapalooza, serving up special prices for tattoos and other services on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Marsha Hewitt, 23, from Miami, is painted on by Raven Boswell, 22, a semi-pro body painter, at TattooLapalooza on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Shaun Miller, 33, an artist from Arlington, Texas, lays out a stencil on the arm of Mariceli Jimenez, 25, from Miami, at TattooLapalooza on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jenna Hanenburg, 20, from Miami, a second year TattooLapalooza-goer, is inked by Tylar Nolan of Vatican Tattoo Studio on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sarah Stokes, 29, from Melbourne Beach is inked by Mark Longernecker, an artist from Cocoa Beach, Fla., at TattooLapalooza on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Teresa Sharpe, 29, from Indiana shows off her side profile at TattooLapalooza on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Michael Armstrong, 33, who goes by the nickname Chopstar, shows off his head tattoos, a project worked on by two artists with over 60 hours of work. Armstrong represented H2Ocean Tattoo and Piercing aftercare at TattooLapalooza on Jan. 4, 2013. GREGORY CASTILLO / MIAMI HERALD STAFF