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Got my first tattoo but I'm a bit concerned about the design...

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So I got my memorial piece for my Grandpa that I've been planning and wanting for years. However, I'm a little concerned about the tree. Other people said it looks fine so maybe I'm freaking out and over-analyzing it since it's my first one? Also, I know tattoos aren't perfect and trees aren't perfect but I just think it looks a bit off.. or poorly done or something. I also paid $200 for it so I'm wondering if I paid too much if I end up having to get it fixed by someone else (if it would even be fixable). It's fairly small (a little bigger than palm - a little smaller than hand) so I get that it was hard to get a lot of little details in there.

Just wanted to get some opinions! 

Here's the link to the album in case the uploads don't work:
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Sorry the pics aren't the best - very difficult to take a picture of your calf!

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Honestly? There are 2 problems here. One is that is that the size is too small to pull off the idea, and the 2nd is that your artist didn't or wasn't capable of telling you that. 

It's still a nice memorial. 

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:( Shoot. I initially planned on it being a little bigger but he suggested this for the size. I assume there's no way to fix something like that so is it something I need to worry about looking absolutely horrendous or just rock it and go with it? I mean, not much I can do about it now lol.

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3 hours ago, Sunshine32 said:


Just wanted to get some opinions! 

 

Quit overthinking it. It's a nice piece. Don't ruin it for yourself.

My artist told me very early on that if you look at any tattoo long enough you'll find something wrong with it. Enjoy your tattoo, it's a nice tribute to your grandfather.

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