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Shane Danner of Maplewood, Minn., relaxes in the chair as he lets Jeff Schmidt of Schmitty’s Tattoos in White Bear Lake, Minn., create a freehand tattoo design on his chest at the Tattoo You Minnesota convention at Black Bear Casino on Friday. (Bob King /

At tattoo convention in Carlton, they’re in it for the ink

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Kyle Dunbar has stuff on his hands so he bumps elbows instead of shaking.

The tattoo artist, still pretty fresh from getting bounced from Spike TV’s reality competition “Ink Master,” was in the middle of setting up his booth at Jokes Pokes and Chokes II, a Tattoo You Minnesota convention that runs through Sunday at Black Bear Casino in Carlton.

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