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  1. urema

    New sleeve

    Hi, Start of new sleeve - any comments on the placement and incorporating other parts into this sleeve. The writing on the wrist is a cover up. Thanks
  2. urema

    New sleeve

    Hi, Start of new sleeve - any comments on the placement and incorporating other parts into this sleeve. The writing on the wrist is a cover up. Thanks
  3. I just got a new tattoo two weeks ago. It’s just semi-thick black letting on the side of my wrist and relatively small, a little more than an inch long. At first everything seemed to be healing normal and quickly, but since the scabs fell off, it feels a little raised above skin level and it’s very shiny. Sometimes I see little white areas around it where it looks like it’s peeling, but not significantly which makes me wonder if this is the final look. Can anyone offer insight on if this is normal or if there’s something wrong? Photo 1 Photo 2
  4. I just got a new tattoo yesterday and I've had this idea for a whole year. Finally decided to get it: its the melody of this song that holds a lot of significance to me. I'm not sure if its because I don't like the way the music notes look or something else, but I cant seem to like it. Is it because it's a little plain? Or too large? Or the spacing is off? Any ideas on what it might be thats bothering me or any suggestions on how to "fix" or add to it? a pic:
  5. Big-BLunt

    Want a Tattoo

    Hello, SWIM wants a tattoo, this will be his first! But he doesn't want something trashy, he wants a meaningful tat that will stay for the rest of his life, he doesnt mind a sleeve or a shoulder tat. Also, he recently broke up with the love of his life, so something along those lines, cant forget about her, hurts, and pain but also love, memories for life, happiness, good times together! He also likes to smoke some weed, travel, earn money, extreme sports as well. But mainly the focus of the tat is the exgf. Money isn't a problem. He would like to see designs that are 10/10 and top notch! No garbage plz. Only the best of the best! Oh also the tats are not colored.
  6. ViBES

    Hello everyone!

    Hello, I'm from a sort of new establishment called " ViBES Tattoo Supplies " which is an online store for all tattoo supplies. Currently up to a decent selection from high quality tattoo machines and accessories to very cheap starter machines with consistence in quality to meet their tasks. Formulating a very complex and valuable VIP Membership as well that could greatly help any of you solo artists that are limited on funds for your upcoming businesses. Hope to see some new customers and feel free to just check it out or shoot me an e-mail for any questions. Thank you for your time and continue to spread the INK. ViBES INC https://vibes-tattoo-supplies.myshopify.com
  7. SoulHackSyxxx

    Hi Guys!

    Hello there! I just happen to come across this forum simply looking for somewhere to discuss tattoos I want to have done! I'm just a canvas
  8. tattooapprentice

    Hey Everyone

    Hi everyone!! Looking forward to learn from you all!
  9. Hey guys, I recently got a new tattoo and on of the lines is kind of crooked. I am wondering if there is a possible way to fix it. The line is thin, maybe making it thicker would fix it? I paid a lot for it, and I feel that it should not have this issue for the price. I am attaching the image, you can see it on the bottom line as it goes right, and a little bit on the top line as it goes right. It looks worse in person and even worse when looking in the mirror. If you guys have any questions feel free to ask. I also wanted to mention that it is just kind of annoying because it is the first think people mention when they see it instead of saying it looks great.
  10. Hi all, my name is Steven, new to the site and looking forward to learning from this forum and ya'll! I've always been an artist, my whole life it's where my heart has been, in every shape and form. I love cooking because to me it is an art in itself, and evokes and stirs emotions as much if not more than any piece of art on a canvas ever could. I love writing because the imagination allows for the most incredible experiences through the written word. I quit drawing and writing a long time ago because I felt like it had no purpose, it wasn't helping anyone or motivating anybody. It took quite a while before I felt the burning urge to express myself again, and for a few years now I've grown more than I ever could've dreamed as far as I'm concerned with my art skills and knowledge. Like a jack of all trades, I dove into everything; pencil and pen, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, even spray paint. I took life-study classes, even anatomy to understand the body more. But my fire never burned more than when I saw someone get tattooed for the first time. Though I have my own tattoo which is quite large on my side, I was never interested in tattooing before seeing it done on someone AFTER I had done my studying. I felt like everything clicked, and the lightbulb came on. True Art. Timeless Art. The ultimate Canvas. Like the cat that was killed by curiosity, I knew that from that point on there was no turning back. My life became consumed with studying and practicing whenever I wasn't working or resting for work! lol! I am nowhere near apprentice-ready IMO, I'm good with portraits, recreations, but not so familiar with the good old traditional, japanese, my scripts are hit and miss. Still working on a better diet and lifestyle so I'm in tip-top shape, because every day and every night, studying and drawing and practicing are what consume my thoughts. I have dreams about when I am a tattoo artist, literal dreams with people I don't even know haha. But I am dedicated to learning the right way, by someone I can proudly say apprenticed me. Thank you for the supplemental learning on this forum. I'll be posting random pics of art and eventually practice pieces with ink, I just bought some machines so I can get familiar with the components, breaking them down and putting them back together, tuning them properly and whatnot. Thanks again, looking forward to getting to know ya'll more! Love everything I'm reading and seeing already!
  11. Killa_Kamila

    Hello Everyone

    Hi, I posted here a few times but I guess I should give a proper introduction. I'm a 25 year old female apprentice from New Jersey. I am a full time graphic designer and web designer by trade. I apprentice tattooing after work and on weekends. I'm mostly into old school traditional flash and portraits.
  12. Vampiricjoker

    Noob Here

    Why hello there! I'm new to the site, stumbled across it two days ago and I haven't been able to get off of it since. Great investment I think in signing up for a membership. Especially being an apprentice, I'm hoping that it'll help me immensely. Little about myself, I am 20 years young. Female aspiring tattoo artist. I have been interested in being an artist since I was able to pick up a pencil basically. My great grandmother and mom were both artist so sitting down and finding someone to show me new drawing techniques or painting was never an issue. And helped keep the fire burning for my creative urges. Elementary and middle school just made it even better, a whole class deidcated to art was the main reason I even bothered to go later in life. I started submitting art to our little paper back then and everytime mine was published it just made it even more exhilirating to create something new. High school was no different, if not worse in encouraging my desire to be an artist. One, two, three classes if I could pull it off a year were art. I had even started signing away my lunch and study hall time for extra classes. From photography to clay to oil to just a pencil and paper I was hooked. And once I got to high school my art teachers and friends always told me my style of art preference would be wonderful for tattooing. And since my uncle is an artist himself just helped me to make the push to really get into it after hanging around the shop with him. I considered art schools right before graduating but unfortunatly they are far to expensive, and I'm more of a jump right in vs testing the waters kinda girl. So I started working right after high school, saved up for machines, supplies, books, flash, dvds you name it. Even saved for awhile to do permanent makeup in hopes of being able to find an apprenticship easier. Anyways two years later I finally got everything in order. I've been apprenticing since September. Tattooing since July. I've been studying piercing tattooing and permeant makeup the last two years. I would have started my apprenticship sooner, but ya know 18 on your own got bills to pay and such. I currently move to florida from chicago area (illinois) about 6 months ago give or take. Thankfully to my uncle I happened to fall into my apprenticship so you could say. Trying to look for a better mentor here pretty soon sadly. Idk what else to say really lol. So hopefully I'll get to know some of you, learn from all of you and hopefully do great work in the next few years! Nice to meet you all, (: