Most parents proudly plaster their kids' drawings on the fridge, but these ones have gone above and beyond the call of duty by inking their youngsters' artworks on their skin.

From love-notes in handwriting to adorable animals to crude stick figures, images of the doting parents' tattoos show kids illustrations of all shapes and sizes.

From love-notes in handwriting to adorable animals, parents are immortalising their kids masterpieces. Photo / artofdarrenmillar Instagram
From love-notes in handwriting to adorable animals, parents are immortalising their kids masterpieces. Photo / artofdarrenmillar Instagram

Some of the social media snapshots emerging show the original drawings beside the artwork, while others show the tattoos in the act of being inked on, the

reports.

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Some of the social media snapshots emerging show the original drawings beside the artwork. Photo / Inkthor Instagram
Some of the social media snapshots emerging show the original drawings beside the artwork. Photo / Inkthor Instagram

The craze has participants the world-over, with parents immortalising their children's masterpieces on their bodies.

One image shows a race-car and dinosaur with the four-year-old child's name filled out on sketch paper.

Another, which shows two children holding hands above their names, was tattooed onto the parents calves.

The artworks vary greatly in size and detail, with some of them boasting vibrant colours and details and others having more simple designs.

The tattoos come in varying degrees of size and detail, with some boasting detailed colours and others having more simple designs. Photo / lucerotattosevilla Instagram
The tattoos come in varying degrees of size and detail, with some boasting detailed colours and others having more simple designs. Photo / lucerotattosevilla Instagram

It is not only parents getting involved either - one of the tattoo-bearers used their niece and nephews as their inspiration.

"I asked my niece and nephews to draw me a picture to get tattooed and this was the mashup final product," Instagram user Lurid Studios wrote.

First kid doodle tattoo! Awesome client! #tattoo #kidtattoo #lynchburg #va @caspiantattoo

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