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Hi All,

I'm pretty new.  I have 2 tats.  (and had a 3rd that was removed)  One of my tattoos is pretty bad and gave me an extremely poor opinion of tattoo artists and the industry in general.  I know it's not right to blame the industry.  But I just don't know who I can trust.  So I'm working up the courage to let someone look at it and possibly fix it.

That's me in a nutshell.  I'll be poking around here and reading posts to learn a bit more.

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Welcome! We don't judge here, regardless of your tattoos. You have a lot of different people here in different locations with preferences in different styles. Feel free to ask around for artist recommendations. There are a lot of great and trustworthy artists out there so don't lose  hope!

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2 hours ago, 30 Below said:

  One of my tattoos is pretty bad and gave me an extremely poor opinion of tattoo artists and the industry in general.

that's a bummer! i second everything @cyoonit123 said. do some research and find a great artist. with the right effort, you'll find that there's more than enough great tattooers who are also great people. you should be able to rebuild some faith in tattooing pretty quickly!

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Welcome.  Letting everyone know where you're located might enable someone to recommend a good artist near you.  Educating yourself is the best defense against getting bad tattoos.

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