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AverageJer last won the day on October 21 2018

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    My wife is an artist and she got me into tattoos. Blame her.
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  1. AverageJer

    Latest tattoo lowdown.....

    Dragon head done by https://www.instagram.com/j_s_heike/ at the annual Sailor Jerry Birthday Party at Leviticus Tattoo in Minneapolis.
  2. AverageJer

    first post

    None of my business but I agree with SStu. As it stands it's a nice tribute to the girls and their unchanging birth year. Let them color it in and it will likely become a less good tribute to one moment of their lives- when they are young. If your goal is to add color and also have your daughter's participate maybe have them choose the colors but then let a professional artist decide how to apply them? Again- do what you want- it's your family and your arm- but as long as you asked for advice from internet strangers my advice is to come up with different plan. For what it's worth I like the tattoo as it is currently.
  3. AverageJer

    Tattoo Year in Review

    2018 started out with a Sailor Jerry ship at Leviticus Tattoo's annual Sailor Jerry Birthday bash and then a very small filler sparrow at the Minneapolis tattoo convention- both in January. May brought me a nice fish at Smith Street and the tattoo year finished up with a rocket ship back at Leviticus. 2019 will bring another one from he Sailor Jerry Birthday party and then who knows what? Most of the tattoo budget will go to support my wife in getting a sleeve on her blank arm for her 40th year.
  4. AverageJer

    Need some ideas for a filler

  5. Are we still tracking lower leg progress becuase definitely making progress...
  6. AverageJer

    New and Terrified! :)

    This is more or less exactly what I was going to say.
  7. AverageJer

    Latest tattoo lowdown.....

    Yep, Minnesota. My wife wanted this from facing crawfish/crayfish based on a photo she took in Lake Mille Lacs which is a large lake smack dab in the middle of the state.
  8. AverageJer

    Latest tattoo lowdown.....

    Thanks! We are pretty happy with how they turned out.
  9. AverageJer

    Latest tattoo lowdown.....

    Another fun family day at Leviticus Tattoo in Minneapolis. A crayfish for my wife and a rocket ship for me. Both by Kyle Malone.
  10. AverageJer

    Upcoming Tattoos

    I don't have my knees covered but my wife does (one of them anyway) and I will never forget the day. We went to Great Lakes in Chicago and she got a sweet squid on her knee by Nick Colella. Afterwards we celebrated buy walking around eating and drinking - as is our custom. At the end of the night we caught a bus to our hotel and as she stepped off the bus her freshly tattooed knee that had been walking around for hours just waved the white flag and gave up and wife spilled out onto the sidewalk like a sack of potatoes. I guess what I'm trying to say here is have fun but be careful getting off the bus.
  11. AverageJer

    Is it just me or is this sloppy line work?

    This is true of me but only because it usually takes me like an hour to find clean socks that match.
  12. It's too soon to tell. Here is a cool song to help reenforce this message...
  13. AverageJer

    Your First Tattoo Story

    When I got into tattoos in my late 30's I got a Grateful Dead tattoo in Las Vegas as a way to pay respect to the tattoo I would have gotten if I'd had gotten a tattoo when I was 18. I guess what I'm trying to say here is that you should probably get a really damn great Duran Duran tattoo.
  14. AverageJer

    Post awesome things you have been doing recently

    Went to the Ren Fest today with my daughter dressed in a wife made chainmail and Viking hat. Nine years old and she already kicks more ass than I ever have.