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White Ink Over Black

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I have a quick query. Is it possible to tattoo white ink over black ink after the black ink has healed for over a month? I am going to be touching up a cornish flag that I did on brothers arm a while ago, I left it with negative white space but I messed up a bit on the stars (his own design) and I think it will look better with the negative space being white. I have the skin candy white girl ink so it is good stuff.

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to my knowledge nothing will tattoo over black

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white will not "cover" the black...if you do multiple sessions of white you can lighten the black and then use another color dark enough to cover it...but if you're looking to "erase" the black its not gonna happen.

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like my friend said ..multiple sessions of white will lighten it ...but ....SLOWLY & SOFTLY ...

with the right pigments ,right settings on your machines you'll be surprised ..

heres some pics from a few years back ..

free handed ...

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one sitting ..healed like a champ ...

A.

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like my friend said ..multiple sessions of white will lighten it ...but ....SLOWLY & SOFTLY ...

with the right pigments ,right settings on your machines you'll be surprised ..

heres some pics from a few years back ..

free handed ...

Picture128.jpg

Picture129.jpg

one sitting ..healed like a champ ...

A.

Cool post Forgiven & nice work.

I had no idea you could lighten

it that much.....

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couldve done more (lighter colors ) ,,,but ...she was hispanic & loved the sun ..i.e.beach,tanning ...

i ended up doing more on her ...her son ..her girlfriend ..

thicker pigments ...

softer hit

& patience ..

A.

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Thanks for the input guys. I have only just checked this thread out since my internet has been down since Friday, I done my brother today, I was going over 'solid' black just the odd bit to sharpen and fill in the stars. This was the first time that I had ever used white on someone, I was surprised (almost) at how long the white takes to show up after you have laid it down! I done one pass, let it settle for 15 minutes then had another look and the white came out loads! It looks loads better now, but I forgot to take a picture before he left so I'll catch him again when it has healed to show you guys in show and tell.

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Awesome post Unicron and Andy.

Very awesome contribution Andy, thats cool man.

Very impressive for one session! Lightening it that much in one session without overworking isnt something I even knew could be done.

Your linework is great too man, love it

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like my friend said ..multiple sessions of white will lighten it ...but ....SLOWLY & SOFTLY ...

with the right pigments ,right settings on your machines you'll be surprised ..

heres some pics from a few years back ..

free handed ...

Picture128.jpg

Picture129.jpg

one sitting ..healed like a champ ...

A.

Wow that turned out great, you must have been happy with how you saved that.

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very nice cover up

I have used the lightening technique several times as well. At best you can hope for a light grey but it takes severl applications.

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This threat has been rely useful and thanks also Forgiven for posting that, a real learning point for me there.

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I think Lucky Diamond Rich is a good example here. He has been tattooed black over his old tattoos and then again with white. Hes the current guinness world record holder if you didnt know that.

http://www.luckyrich.com/

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200703271315-pix1.jpg

i saw this photo and its amaze me, how they do this kind of tattoo? here's another one.

subit270404.jpg:)

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200703271315-pix1.jpg

i saw this photo and its amaze me, how they do this kind of tattoo? here's another one.

subit270404.jpg:)

this is inverted lining.. or filling in everything in between the outline and leaving the outline blank.. or filling with white..

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id think youd just end up with an unrecognizable blob of black after a while with thoes inverted ones, wouldnt think itd age well

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SKIIIILLLLLLLZZZZZZZZ!!!!

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like my friend said ..multiple sessions of white will lighten it ...but ....SLOWLY & SOFTLY ...

with the right pigments ,right settings on your machines you'll be surprised ..

heres some pics from a few years back ..

free handed ...

Picture128.jpg

Picture129.jpg

one sitting ..healed like a champ ...

A.

dude that tat turned out awesome a hell of a lot better than wa it was b4 lol

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200703271315-pix1.jpg

i saw this photo and its amaze me, how they do this kind of tattoo? here's another one.

subit270404.jpg;)

My Boss did a whole white outline japanese dragon sleeve and just shaded as normal and it looks awesome, really striking!!! :(

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I think Lucky Diamond Rich is a good example here. He has been tattooed black over his old tattoos and then again with white. Hes the current guinness world record holder if you didnt know that.

http://www.luckyrich.com/

wooohoooo...I just met him about 2 hours ago....seems like a nice enough bloke!

luckydiamondrich.jpg

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like my friend said ..multiple sessions of white will lighten it ...but ....SLOWLY & SOFTLY ...

with the right pigments ,right settings on your machines you'll be surprised ..

heres some pics from a few years back ..

free handed ...

Picture128.jpg

Picture129.jpg

one sitting ..healed like a champ ...

A.

If I ever end up with the ability to do this, I`ll be well happy !!!!

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If I ever end up with the ability to do this, I`ll be well happy !!!!

Thats what ya call a sweet save!!!

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like my friend said ..multiple sessions of white will lighten it ...but ....SLOWLY & SOFTLY ...

with the right pigments ,right settings on your machines you'll be surprised ..

heres some pics from a few years back ..

free handed ...

Picture128.jpg

Picture129.jpg

one sitting ..healed like a champ ...

A.

nice rework...what did it look like completely healed (Im not implying anything) I did a rework trying to use white as a lightener and when it healed it was lighter but looked 10yrs old when it is only 10mos.-

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