This is a modified version of the  phylogenetic tree of life by Hillis, Zwickl and Gutell (Original:

You can only see the “inner circle” and the human line of development ascending my neck, as the whole tree would have been way to detailed to be tattooed.  As a further modification I decided to place the structural formula of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) in the middle, as this molecule is the “fuel” of life on earth and can be found in every living cell.

I got it  tattooed at YANCOO in munich and must say that I am very, very satisfied with his work!

Scientists have finally invented semi-permanent tattoo ink

A team from New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering is developing tattoo ink that would eventually break down and be able to be removed by a tattoo artist. The new system, called Ephemeral, is a two-step process that starts with a degradable ink delivered via encapsulation — and ends with a process a lot cheaper and easier than laser removal.

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A small project I was working on, I’m trying to do some more composition stuff. I messed it up quite a lot of times, but nonetheless pretty happy on how it worked out in the end. 

Nepenthes pitcher plants have evolved a way to live that no other plants have, so have an inspirational somewhat relevant quote on a banner.


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