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accepted," he said. "When I first tried to open my own shop, I couldn't get into certain plazas. They didn't allow it. Now malls are asking tattoo shops to come in . Now we have a little creativity. We have artists who are oil painters and sculptors. Now they're looking outside the box."

"It was more underground for a while, or nichey," he said of tattoos. "But nowadays, everybody you'd be surprised. Coats and ties wear them, and it's so well accepted."

"They're some of the top artists in the country who come to this location for tattoo enthusiasts and to show their art," expo organizer Mens Skechers

with blended styles. Tattoo supply companies sold ink, needles, jewelry and novelties at the expo, as well. Chico Gonzalez was promoting an after tattoo skin care product, and he said the expo was an example of how tattoos have gone from an underground oddity to part of mainstream culture. And as the tattoo industry has evolved, he said, it has attracted artists skilled in numerous other mediums.

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Tattoo artists also participated in an art fusion project Saturday, rotating between three easels to produce art pieces with blended styles. Tattoo supply companies sold ink, needles, jewelry and novelties at the expo, as well. Chico Gonzalez was promoting an after tattoo skin care Skechers Burst product, and he said the expo was an example of how tattoos have gone from an underground oddity to part of mainstream culture. And as the tattoo industry has evolved, he said, it has attracted artists skilled in numerous other mediums.

Simmons who said his first tattoo was of a dolphin estimated that 1,000 people will attend the expo, which is the first of its kind in the Florida Panhandle.

Arney is among dozens of leaders in the tattoo industry participating in the Ink Family Tattoo Expo at the Wyndam Bay Point Resort. The expo, which features about 200 tattoo artists from across the country, began Friday. It continues Sunday at noon.

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Saturday, "Painted Lady" held a cover girl contest at the expo seeking "beautiful, confident" and tattooed ladies, Arney said. And the expo was buzzing with tattoo needles as many attendees got freshly inked by artists competing for a daily "best tattoo" award.

Saturday, "Painted Lady" held a cover girl contest at the expo seeking "beautiful, confident" and tattooed ladies, Arney said. And the expo was buzzing with tattoo needles as many attendees got freshly inked by artists competing for a daily "best tattoo" award.

"They're some of the top artists in the country who come to this location for tattoo enthusiasts and to show their art," expo organizer Bert Simmons said. "It's skill, and their reputation in the industry, and they're award winning. It's a whole conglomerate of things, but with most of them it's just their reputation and what you see, and the word around other artists. If they're here, they know what they're doing."

"When I first started getting tattoos, when I had them people would look at me weird in public. Now I have old ladies come and grab me and tell me how beautiful I am because of my tattoos," she said. "That is how much it's changed. It's totally accepted. We don't have the stigma anymore."

There was certainly no stigma at the expo Saturday, where tattooed mothers carried their young children from booth to booth, and teenagers browsed catalogues of artists' work. The expo is open to all ages, at parents' discretion, Simmons said.

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Bert Simmons said. "It's skill, and their reputation in the industry, and they're award winning. It's a whole conglomerate of things, but with most of them it's just their reputation and what you see, and the word around other artists. If they're here, they know what they're doing."

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Arney, who wore skinny jeans and a black bustier Saturday, shared his sentiment.

PANAMA CITY BEACH When Jen Arney got her first tattoo at age 17, her father said it would also be her last. Ten years later, the petite blonde has tattoos across her body, runs two tattoo shops and helms a tattoo and fashion magazine, "Painted Lady."

It all started with a little ink.

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PANAMA CITY BEACH When Jen Arney got her first tattoo at age 17, her father said it would also be her last. Ten years later, the petite blonde has tattoos across her body, runs two tattoo shops and helms a tattoo and fashion magazine, "Painted Lady."

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Arney is among dozens of leaders in the tattoo industry participating in the Ink Family Tattoo Expo at the Wyndam Bay Point Resort. The expo, which features about 200 tattoo artists from across the country, began Friday. It continues Sunday at noon.

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