Kiwi Tattoo artist cheers up sick children with custom airbrushed ink

Pics 25/05/2016

Tauranga local artist Benjamin Lloyd is bringing smiles to the faces of some very special little people with his beautiful work.

Benjamin Lloyd has gone viral on Facebook after sharing his airbrushed Indian Ink work on a five year old boy along with a challenge to get 50 likes, if successful he would visit NZ's childrens’ hospital, Starship and attempt to bring more smiles.

The response was overwhelming! In just a few days Benjamin has received over 400,000 likes and reached over 20 Million people with his work!

"Nothing brings me more joy than boosting a kids confidence with a custom tattoo 50 likes and ill go to starship hospital and tat all the kids up. It's airbrushed on.(not permanent) peace,"

Benjamin Lloyd originally started airbrushing his step son, but he suddenly passed away two years ago. Now Benjamin is on a mission to brings more smiles and confidence to children with his work.

Check out some of his awesome photos above

Watch this space, we'll keep you updated on his trip to Starship.