Lochlan

Latest tattoo lowdown.....

Recommended Posts

@Cameron Jose Cute frog.

Had this done today by Grant Gebbie, owner of Cuba Street Tattoo in Wellington NZ - @ggtattooer on IG. Very stoked. 

58a8016108ade_ScreenShot2017-02-18at9_09_04PM.thumb.png.c4b32228d26bbc4cda1e067c3c66aeba.png

 

Bought my girlfriend a birthday present too... a Cheeky Thigh-Leopard she fell in love with last time we were at the shop together, rarely seen this side of the Pacific. Done by Joe @jj_doom.

58a802149d61c_ScreenShot2017-02-18at9_09_55PM.thumb.png.c74db2ecda34cd5a6e393fc86bc607b1.png

Shame you can't see his other paw here 'cause it looks like he's 'holding' her kneecap on both sides, cool placement.

 

Edited by Howie
typo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 hours ago, Dan said:

cool tattoo for sure ! and I just watched Alien and Aliens the other night again,I love those movies.

 

Haha thanks. Yeah, i also recently rewatched all four Alien movies + AVP, but definitely the first two are my favourites. The other two are cool in their own rights, completely different but still did some stuff right. And AVP is, well, AVP. Cool alien designs though.

Also, the Ripley in panties would make a great pin-up girl i think :D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Hands On said:

@littlefox1970 that looks like it was painful as hell... you must've been in quite the meditative state!

i'm interested to see how it heals.

Yes indeed ... how it heals up will be the true measure of how well I've done.

The outline had me wishing it was over already when I was only halfway through, so I was expecting the coloring to be hell ... but it was less painful.  :)  Either way, admittedly not the most pleasant place to get a tattoo! lol

Focusing on doing good work probably helps alot ... 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Went last night to have a peony recolored. It was done by a different artist a few years ago and everything else sort of grew up around it. Now it feels more like a part of the whole shebang and I love the purple. Husband had more work done on his tiger. We were supposed to go before Christmas and ended up w/another blizzard so we had to reschedule..just like last winter argh!

Also spent some discussion time w/my artist about continuing the wind/water theme elsewhere so I'm kinda excited about that.

jdtiger.jpg

peonyafter.jpg

peonybefore.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, Gingerninja said:

@Baboom Your photos look so freaking good. How's the healing going?

Healing has been phenominal! Yesterday marked the end of black and gray work. Knocked out the tiger strips as well. Next Week we start packing in color! We also finished shelling out our next project for my back. 6'3" there will be a lot of ground to cover.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tigress by Chris O'Donnell. There's no way that this photo does it justice! It wraps all the way around my thigh both front and back then up to my butt (and OMG, I love the tiger tail on my butt!). The photo looks a little distorted due to my inability to take a photo of it myself. Way up high, he tied in my existing peony with rocks and fngerwaves. It looks sweet.

Tiger Thigh.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




  • Posts

    • Thanks @Fig1996! honestly I think I’d probably hate if everyone in met asked me about or commented on it too! Haha grass is always greener I suppose! What was your first piece? Is it posted anywhere on here?
    • I like your tattoo a lot! And what a cool and original idea to go with your childhood home! I at least haven't heard of that idea before, so I really like it. I always like me some original and creative ideas. 🙂 As for your question, I've worked as a supervisor in retail for 7 years and therefore had to deal with customers a lot. The moment I got my first forearm tattoo, I got a LOT of customers asking about it. They all told me they really liked it, and one even told me she wanted to get one exactly like mine, and I even had older customers who were super grumpy about tattoos be like "I do like yours" LOL. Then I got another forearm tattoo, though higher up on my forearm, on my right arm and I never once had any customer or even colleague ask about that one. I love that tattoo just as much as the other if not more, and, like @Dan, I'm completely fine with that too. I know this tattoo looks good and professional; and that it fits me well, and I don't really need anyone else validating that because what really matters is what I think when I see it, and I like it.  Frankly, the sheer amount of comments I got about my first tattoo kind of daunted me. Of course, I knew what I was getting into when I got it tattooed so I never resented anyone for asking about it either, but when you get comments like "but what does it REALLY mean?" "what is the deeper meaning behind it???" daily, it does get old pretty quick. 😅
    • I personally really don't think it has to be weird at all. I'd just approach an artist whose work you like and who you feel like you can trust, and then they'll tell you whether they want to take on your task or not. I really think there'd be quite some artists out there who would be willing to take that on. Long as you're not asking them to finish tattoos others worked on/started, which I don't see being an impossible task either but which probably would put them in a much more difficult position given the differences in style as opposed to their own they'd have to work with, I don't really see many issues with this.  I think in most cases the best thing is to just approach and ask! 🙂
  • Last Sparrow Tattoo Sponsors

  • Topics

  • Blog Entries