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In pictures: Tattooing in Taiwan
Andy Shou, tattoo artist

"Before, most of my customers were very young. But now, I have clients right across the generations - the oldest was 75.

"Tattoos are becoming more acceptable these days. More people are appreciating their beauty; and negative perceptions are slowly being erased.

"I call this tattoo 'drama dream person'. This individual was a Chinese emperor. His life was really dramatic. There was extreme happiness and extreme sadness. The piece took 100 hours to finish."

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