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  1. @SStu - shooting for March/April! We just have the crane to finish and a touch up on my knee then we will be done. Trying to setup a time with Garver to start my would be ideal to do both in the same trip. I will let you know!
  2. Back from London. It was good. ❤️ Mike finished the background on my leg and Valerie did a rad geisha for me.
  3. You try cutting it to size and overlapping the pieces a little bit.
  4. Gingerninja


    You need to let it heal!! I had a tattoo that looked great when he finished, then look blown out but after several months, it looks just fine.
  5. Hahahah @SteelByDesign I love it! I live in Pittsburgh. 🙂
  6. Nice! Are you Pittsburgher or bleed black and gold?
  7. BTW, Zanctuary is a site of temporary tattoos. Most cost $14.00. My advice - research real tattoos and plan to spend a lot more than $14.00.
  8. That design is awful to begin with. There are plenty of amazing b/g Japanese style artists and tattoos that will age beautifully.
  9. Gingerninja


    Welcome! Atlas Tattoo in Portland has amazing artists.
  10. Hey - have you contacted the artist? I'd check in with him/her. I don'y know about the neosporin - is it infected or just really scabbed?
  11. I try to be as non-name dropper as possible. That being said, I'll let them know if one or more of their friends have tattooed me for context, not like I deserve to get in with them. @SStu The way I got i with Valerie was another hardcore collector vouched for me to the shop manager.
  12. @LemonDrop As long as the seal is good, it sounds normal to me. The goop will dry out under the 'derm.
  13. @JAC1961 Thanks - I am excited. It took a minute to get in with her!
  14. On Friday, Rubendall is going to finish the background on my right leg sleeve. Lots of swirly bits. We will still have to finish up the crane but I'll get that done next year. On Sunday, in with Valerie for a geisha!
  15. We're heading over next month for the show. Does anyone have some pro tips for the event? I know it's massive and all the videos that I have seen show really long lines to even get into the event. I'm wondering what time to line up to get in...I'd hate be be late for an appointment!
  16. Finished up my sleeve this past weekend at Pagoda by Grez. Here's a little peek...
  17. Your work looks great and will continue to look great as you add to your arm. 🙂
  18. when did you get your tattoo?
  19. No to a tattoo under 18. Piercings are a bit different for me but I'd want my kid to hold off on facial piercings until 17.
  20. Gingerninja


    There is always second and third layers...:)
  21. Gingerninja


    For me, exactly no on the eyeball tattoos. Blackout tattoos, if done well, are cool. Not for me but I can certainly appreciate (almost) any well done tattoo.