Most people who get a tattoo on their face keep it small and simple, trying to add to their look rather than cover it up or change it.
But when people go for the full "sideshow freak" look and decide to tattoo their entire face the process typically takes a while.
So how can someone who will soon be rendered unrecognizable track the progression of their face tattoo?
Well, if you're anything like the Texas man featured in these pics, one Jacob Joe Pauda, you can track the progress through your mugshots.
As Jacob's crime escalated from racing and driving without insurance to aggravated assault over the last 3 years his facial tattoos have grown as well, turning him into one mean lookin' mug: