Bensonhurst tattoo artist Shawn Ortolano barters for services

A tattoo artist is offering to barter his services with the ultimate goal of obtaining a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Shawn Ortolano, known by his clients as

Shawn Ortolano, known by his clients as Shawn Ink, started an Internet-based group called Barter Ink.

Shawn Ortolano, known by his clients as Shawn Ink, started an Internet-based group called Barter Ink. (11/13/13)

BENSONHURST - A tattoo artist is offering to barter his services with the ultimate goal of obtaining a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Shawn Ortolano, known by his clients as Shawn Ink, started an Internet-based group called Barter Ink.

Barter Ink offers tattoos to people who many not be able to afford them or simply just don't want to pay for being inked.

For people who can't afford to pay for tattoos or just don't want to pay for them, they can trade their items. For instance, Ortolano has received a signed Mickey Mantle baseball, a Movado watch and a tablet.
 

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