I wasn't comparing damage cause by being torn up by pavement to typical skin ware and tear. All I'm meaning is if you have an area of skin thats exercising more than others, that kind of movement can factor into how it can age since the cells in your skin would moving, and flexing, and stretching more often. Is that so big of a deal that you should take precaution against day to day ware? Like I said, it's not worth worrying about.
I really don’t think 2 tattoos justifies you saying “most tattoo artists” I have a lot more than 2 tattoos and have been around multiple shops and artists and my experiences have been the complete opposite. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
this example (in a real tattoo) would not wear well,it will be a muddled black blob in 2 years,
"bold will hold"
like this on my thigh and on the back of my neck,
bold well saturated colors and blacks,and solid well defined bold outlines, that's what has longevity.
So I am asking this question in advance, as I still have 1 inner arm peony to go - otherwise my 3/4 sleeve is finished with the background and coloring.
It is of a japanese kirin with it's face on my lower arm and legs up towards my shoulder.
I love the colors and everything in the sleeve except for a top vertical leg that sticks up.
I'm starting to think it is out of place and points at me oddly.
It's also not drawn as geometrically as the other 3 legs but I dismissed this at the stencil stage and did not tell the artist.
Is it worth lasering this leg so that the artist can redraw it?
Even though I have one peony left, i think I can more or less see how the sleeve tattoo will look like?
I am a bit bummed I am feeling this way, but has anyone else been in my position?
Have you gone for a large tattoo or sleeve, overlooked something in the stencil then sought laser down the track to redraw it?
Should laser only be reserved for worst case scenarios?
Hey guys so I jumped the gun and really wanted to start my half sleeve. i wanted to add things to make it look more full and Well a year later I want to change some things about it but I can't think of anything that could cover the certain area up. Im happy with the main piece but under the Skelton where the sword, buckle, and bag just doesn't do it for me and want it to be changed asap. If you have any suggestions please let me know i really appreciate it!
I just moved from SF to DC, and I'm looking for an artist on the east coast to design a chest piece I've had in mind for a while. I thought this forum might be good for suggestions. I have several tattoos already, all black and grey, so I'm looking for someone who excels in B/G style. Mostly with heavy black ink.
I'm looking for someone who is good at creepy/scary tattoos that are a mix of american traditional and russian prison styles. Not really looking for anything in the "horror" genre, but more like medieval occult-ish/satanist type stuff.
One of my favorite artists is Alexander Grim (@alexandergrim on IG), but he is in St. Petersburg. In fact, most of my favorite artists are in Europe or Russia, like Andrey Kichatiy (@kichatiy on IG) in Moscow, or Barbe Rousse (@barbe_rousse_tattooer) in Berlin, or Cezilia Hjelt (@cezilia_gbgclassictattooing) in Gothenburg Sweden.
Anyone have any suggestions?
Any help is appreciated!