If you are interested, fill out the survey underneath the LJ cut and post it in a comment, or you can e-mail it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sorry if this kind of post is not allowed in this community. If that's the case, please just delete it.
I. GENERAL QUESTIONS FOR EVERYONE
1. How many tattoos/piercings do you have?
2. Describe them. (Photos are a plus)
3. What made you want to get these tattoos/piercings/body modifications?
4. What is the significance of each modification that you have?
5. Why do you think tattoos and piercings have become more popular?
6. Do you consider body modification to be an art form? Why/why not?
7. Do you have any good body modification stories?
8. Any other general thoughts or comments on body modification? Anything I should know to more accurately write my characters?
II. FOR ARTISTS/PIERCERS
1. How did you become a piercer or tattoo artist?
2. How long have you been one?
3. Have you ever given yourself a piercing or tattoo?
4. What made you want to do what you do?
5. Describe your typical day of work.
6. Have you ever done a really bad job of a body modification? What happened? How did you feel? What did you do after that?
7. What body modification are you the most proud of?
8. Any other general thoughts or comments on body modification from the artist's/piercer's perspective? Anything I should know to more accurately write my characters?
Thank you so much for your time! I really appreciate it :)