Preliminary Phoenix Design

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I'm getting a phoenix done on my thigh on Friday, and I have the preliminary sketch. My artist said he's changing the head a bit, adding more detail, and of course, coloring, but here's the gist of it. I love how simple it is as I'm not one for super complex things in any way from tattoos to food. I think it'll be great!


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I'm still not sure on size, but I'll figure that out when I go in on Friday for my appointment. I think I'm also going to ask for some shading beside the tail feathers, like a sunset, maybe in watercolor, but I don't know. How does that sound?

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7 hours ago, zetroc said:

I'm sure your artist will add shading where appropriate. Make sure you post photos after it's done, that should be really nice. 

For sure, I just have some ideas in my head that I think would look good. 

And of course I'll post a pic!

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 The phoneix looks like chicken drumstick thigh quarter, not seeing enough of it to create a cohesive image. It is being done well, but you should add feet and more body to the bird.In most cases, people will apply this tattoo in large sizes. This is mostly because it had more details and it looked better when in a larger size. There's a couple good phoenix in jornal also.

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