There is no limit to the number of cases depicting people making strange decisions.
However, every now and then, we come across an incident that arguably trumps all of them.
In this case, we’re talking about a Colombian tattoo artist’s decision to chop off his nose and ears to look like a living skull.
Making The Waves
A few years ago, a plethora of strange photos and videos flooded the internet and went viral.
Internet users who saw these pictures claimed that its contents were rather graphic but intriguing at the same time.
People began sharing these photos with their friends and families.
Everyone had different opinions about these images.
However, the one thing that everybody agreed on was that the pictures were quite horrifying at the first look.
So what was in these pictures?
Well, the images contained a man with full-body tattoos, but that was the least intriguing thing about him.
What caught people off-guard the most was his missing nose and ears. It looked quite painful, and understandably so.
After all, who in their right mind would want to disfigure their face like that?
Well, it seems like we now have the answer.
Understandably, this person’s photos made waves all over the internet and sparked curiosity among people.
Meeting The Man
The person in the gruesome online photos is a Colombian tattoo artist named Eric Hincapie Ramirez.
He is in his mid-twenties, and because of his distinctive appearance, people nicknamed him “the Kalaca Skull.”
The name caught on and became an online sensation.
A simple Google search will show you hundreds of images of this person.
Eric was born in Cartago, Colombia, and always had an artistic side to him.
However, he was having difficulty finding a domain in which he could express himself artistically.
As the boy grew older, Eric discovered the world of tattoos.
It was quite fascinating to him, so much so that he decided to get his first tattoo.
Initially, he faced some difficulty in this endeavor because of his mother’s objection.
Therefore, his transformation started after his mother passed away.
Becoming A Tattoo Artist
Getting his first tattoo was quite an exhilarating experience for Eric.
It made him feel alive and inspired him to try his hand at tattoo artistry.