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The who, what, where, when, and why of your latest tattoo? Pls include a picture as well as we would love to see it!

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Done in Petaluma, CA by Clayton @ Electric Oni Tattoo. My cousin Tori passed away, leaving her husband and 5 year old boy behind. She was the best addition to our family and she will be missed. She had the same tattoo on her forearm, but hers said "Angel's Wings Carry Me Home" From Social D. "Bella Demise" was her nickname, which suited her perfectly.

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Welcome to Last Sparrow Tattoo and thanks for joining us with an incredibly personal tattoo picture and story to kick it off. We look forward to more stories and pictures from your tattoo adventures!

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I got a tattoo from this kid named Bahn (sp?) at St. Martin's Tattoo on Khao Sahn Road in BKK. Magical, magical place.. It's a skeleton key and the perfect souvenir to remember the trip by.

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I'm getting tattooed by Robert Ryan on Monday and Deno on Tuesday.

Both are in hellish (inner thigh and armpit) spots that I expect to leave me crying like a wee baby. This whole painting myself into a corner thing was dumb. I should have started with the shit spots and ended up 36 years old and making appointments for my forearms.

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I'm getting my inner forearm done monday by Dustin Golden from Deluxe in Chicago/ Skin Thrills Roanoke - covering a laser faded piece (finally after 19 months)

I'm getting a Sumerian priest, can't wait

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I also just got an email from Thomas Hooper sneaking me in for finger tattoos- the day after my birthday. Jesus.

Sumerian priest sounds awesome... cant wait to see it!

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Finishing off a 'homeward bound' piece by Chris Smith (Deluxe Tattoo) in Chicago next Thursday....

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I had 3 hours of work done on my half sleeve yesterday...mostly black/gray work done. Ryan Willard is doing it here in Denver. Mostly he did the back of my arm and damn, that hurt like hell. Especially around the armpit...but its looking pretty nice!

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My last tattoo is a beautiful traditional horse from Charlie Roberts. I'll post a picture when I'm not so sleepy! Booked myself in with Thomas Morgan from my next- I live thousands of miles away from the Spotlight studio. I love guest spots.

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My wife and I spent all day with Stuart Cripwell yesterday. Healed pics later, because mine looks extra gnarly, but man...that guy is in a class of his own. Friendly, humble and talented. We've wanted something from him for a few years now, and I'm glad we waited to figure out just what to get. We're both so stoked on our pieces!

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Hows about not posting the story of your new tat until you have photos to go with it. This is going to be a great thread but lets not jam it up?

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My next ones this Saturday.

A small eagle on my lower arm just above my hand any wifes got the next session on her day of the dead girl.

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My appointment got bumped to thurs, which all things considered is good because i somehow broke out in hives today :(

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Well, homeward bound piece all finished ... About 3.5 hours in the chair yesterday at Deluxe Tattoo with Chris Smith, probably the same amount of time the first sitting was. So it's turned out to be quite a nice-sized piece, filling up the thigh nicely. Thunder and lighting backround, flowers for the border at the base. i'll try and get a pic up next week but for the moment I'm still in Chicago on vacation and logging on in an Apple store :P

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Heres my latest, done yesterday by Jordan at Frith Street Tattoo, London.

Eagle on my wrist and a couple of flower fillers.

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I got this Baphomet head from Tim Lehi last month. Why? Easily my favorite tattooist, and I think he understands what I am going for. He has tattooed me a few times and always gives me suitable tattoos for me, like he knows me, ha.

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Can't figure how to compress my pics of my latest work from Shige to show you guys/gals, maybe I should sleep on it.

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Chris Smith, Deluxe Tattoo in Chicago. The ship itself was done last year, just finished the background and flowers this time around ... Last Thursday.

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