Fascination with a family member's body art led tattoo artist Char McGaughy to work her way up to the top of the tattoo industry in 2010 and eventually open a her own tattoo shop, Gold Dust Tattoos & Fine Art in Dallas. She has received multiple awards for her work. She's tattooed Hercules and an owl spreading its wings on a shoulder, Jerry Garcia from the Grateful Dead chilling on an arm and Wonder Woman being a badass on a customer's leg. Her style varies with the customer's desire, but she specializes in black and gray and photorealism. The demand for her work means she's available only by appointment.
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