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flipcrab85

Lower leg tattoo placement opinions

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hey,

im going through the "i just got my first tattoo overthought" phase. I just wanted some input. i know the common response will be, EFF them, do whatever you want.

but none the less, its whats stuck in my head. i know lower leg tattoos are about substantially less common than arm and upper body. any idea as to why?

i like my tattoo and its location. is it odd that i only have on my leg? i know i cant just come out the gate with several, gotta start somewhere. i have the detrimental WAITING LIST to have my upper arm done... i guess just looking for a little reassurance from the online community.

planning to keep the leg traditional style... It's 6 days old. Healing very well

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That's a really nice and solid first tattoo! Excellent placement as well. And no, nothing odd about it at all; nothing odd about only being tattooed on your legs, and nothing odd about having only a single tattoo on your leg either. So, there's no need to rush into getting more coverage on your legs as fast as possible, if that's a concern for you. It'll no doubt look great with some more traditional pieces to accompany it, but it looks killer by itself as well. :12_slight_smile:

Regarding the designs you posted, I like the first one the best. It has a cool and solid silhouette, which I think is somewhat messed up by the three added roses. My best advice though, would be to find a tattooer whose stuff you really like, provide a few pointers on what you like and what you don't like i.e. "pilot girl, not too much floral stuff" - and then let him/her do their thing.

That's what works for me at least. Either way, it looks like you're off to a great start!

By the way, who did your tiger tattoo?

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Thanks!

Yeah, I've been getting a consistent response to drop the flowers off the bottom. I'll probably go that route. 

It was done by Daniel Mesen at Black Torch in Baton Rouge, LA

I'll probably be going back to him for any of my traditional work. 

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