READERS INTERVIEW: NANCY ROXX
I am a London based glamour & alternative model. I love tattoos and had my first when I was 16 in Spain. Since then I have had more and more, with hardly any area of my body un-inked. My fav piece is a portrait of Lolo Ferrari which is on my left arm. It is a trubute to her tragic life, as it was her beauty and body modification that eventually killed her.
I have a sealife theme on my other arm and hope to have a sexy mermaid this year. I have playing cards on my stomach and jewish symbols on my neck to show my pride in my people. I hope to start practicing my own designs and hopefully get a job in a tattoo shop so I can improve my skills. I have modelled for a couple of tattoo magazines and have appeared twice in Bizarre magazine.
I would love to one day appear on a cover. I hope to have more outrageous and alternative shoots this year. I have worked on Babestation and Playboy TV and occasionally work as a videogame presenter for Zoomin.tv
what got you into tattoos?
I see the body as a canvas, that tells something about that person. I think tattoos look awesome, and especially on older people.
I love the idea of being old and having lots of ink rather than wrinkled skin! I think having a tattoo of a person is somewhat celebrating that person, or their life, which is very emotional.
what was the last tattoo that you got done?
Was a little black cat on my foot, do celebrate Halloween, one of my fav times of the year!
''II love the idea of being old and having lots of ink rather than wrinkled skin! I think having a tattoo of a person is somewhat celebrating that person, or their life, which is very emotional.''
What are you going to get done next?
A mermaid on my shoulder, there is a gap there right now which needs filling. I want her to be beautiful and busty, with a hint of Disney thrown in.
What shop and artists do you get your ink from?
I usually go to different places, I can recommend Haunted Tattoos in Holloway Road, and have had some nice pieces by my friend, a practicing artist Josh Roper.
What do you think of Paperchasers Ink magazine?
I think its a great idea. Bringing artists and fans of tattoos together is a great thing, and is a great way of putting yourself out there.