Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob Shop

Dutch tattooshop decorates the clogs of medical staff

No customers for new tattoos, so they started painting clogs. The staff of Tattoo Bob in Rotterdam temporarily focused on decorating footwear for doctors and nurses at the ICU.

Clogs instead of customers

Since tattooing is a "contact profession", all tattoo shops are closed until April 28th. So… no customers. The next plan was rolled out. Not tattooing customers, but painting clogs. 

The tattoo artists of Tattoo Bob in Rotterdam-Katendrecht temporarily focused on embellishing footwear for doctors and nurses on the ic. 
These unique clogs not only look good…..they offer more advantages. Because of the pandemic, most employees are wearing identical suits and facial coverings and this makes it difficult for them and their patients to recognize each other.

Big shoutout to: Tattoo Bob

Real pieces of art Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Power Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Cherries Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Dutch tattooshop decorates the clogs of medical staffSource: BrightVibes

The idea

Internist Rozemarijn van Bruchem-Visser had been playing with the idea of doing ‘something’ with her ‘work clogs’ for some time. She once saw a TV program in which tattoo artists first drew their tattoo on blotting paper before working with needle and ink. Van Bruchem-Visser thought that maybe she would visit a tattoo salon one day. The idea was accelerated by the corona crisis: the doctors and nurses on the icu had to leave their shoes in the hospital to prevent the virus from spreading, for many a reason to buy a new pair of clogs. Van Bruchem-Visser wrote a message to Tattoo Bob (‘the only tattoo shop I know’) and he immediately reacted enthusiastically.

 

Source: PZC.nl

Rozemarijn’s clogs Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Stay Strong Rotterdam Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Love Erasmus (hospital) Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob

Each pair of clogs is personalized and a one-off.

Each pair of clogs is personalized with a beautiful design and on top of that the clogs have motivating words to encourage them

Work in progress Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Stronger through battle Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Mandy’s roses Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
A few beautiful clogs Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
A collection of clogs Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
The snake Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
AJ’s anchor Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Cherry Bird Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Starting on a new clog Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Swallows Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob
Lucky Source: Facebook / Tattoo Bob

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