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I Am a Tattoo Artist

MY WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL 116 People

    My Dream Job

    my dream is to one day become a tattoo artist. ive wanted todo this for years and finally decided to stick with it. i love art and i love drawing and painting. ive used it as my way of excape ive drawn up several tattoos for ppl and am getting an american flag i drew up for...
    SuttonsGirl SuttonsGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2010

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    Ok so I've been tattooing

    for quite a while now..how likely will I be able to get an apprenticeship so I can get licensed or what steps should I take since I didn't receive formal training? I was trained under one of my homies but I've lost contact with him a while back. I want to be more professional...
    InkMommy InkMommy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    How Much Can I Sacrifice?

    Is it possible to be a full time tattoo artist/significant other/friend/present family member all at one time? Maybe there will be once the akward teen years of my tattooing maturity pass... I hope so, but if thats just how it is; as a tattoo artist: it is impossible not...
    parasitehostess parasitehostess 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4, 2010

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    I've been a tattoo artist

    for 8 years and it's the most rewarding job I've ever had
    rng78607 rng78607 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I had both backs of my thighs done tonight with

    big fancy script under my bum reading, "A Pirate's Life for Me". It looks so good!! Perfect size and location to mimic the look of stockings. Whew it had some intense moments!! Feeling a little like a real bad razor burn now, and I know healing is going to be rough having a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27, 2014

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    I Love What I Do ..Ink Luv

    im a tattoo artist and also an army wife.. whao.. ive been tattooing for 8 years , i also love drawing .. right now we move alot so it would be cool to meet new artist and start some new work :)
    shayinkluvmarie shayinkluvmarie 22-25, F Jul 29, 2013

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    My First Tattoo Kit..

    Yoooooo, i got my first tattoo kit..the professional ones.. it jus got delivered today.. i can't wait to start inking.. i can't believe it 8 years back i used to ink with needles.. now with this i can save lotta time.. :o) am so excited i had to share it here.. i hope i do...
    BrozYBro BrozYBro 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    Building My Career Back Up

    So what made you a successful tattoo artist? ty ;P
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    Coloring A Tattoo

    what voltage recommended for coloring a tattoo ..im using a 7 flat shader..any one pls help me??
    freefallgardens freefallgardens 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Painter: I have been

    for over 13 years. It is one of the most rewarding "jobs" I have ever had.
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 41-45 Aug 30, 2014

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    i have been tattooing

    for 7 years in Puyallup Washington
    garrett1990 garrett1990 22-25, M Jan 24

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    First Tattoo Design

    i have designed a tattoo to get on my 18th and i have a design that i have drawn but it feels like something is missing and i was wondering if anyone could help, if you feel you can let me know and ill email you the picture. thanks for any help :)
    ktrenholm ktrenholm 16-17 Sep 25, 2012

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    I have been drawing designs

    for tattoos and I would eventually hope for someone to get something I designed on their body.
    cra2yk1d cra2yk1d 13-15, F Nov 8, 2014

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    My New Love!

    I just got a New machine in, The Watson by Pulse. I just want to say how much I freaken love it!! So far it seems very sound with a very nice balance of weight to it. I'm really looking forward using it through this busy tax season! It really makes me one happy girl!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    My Ex Got My Name Covered By Another Tatto

    So my ex got my name tatted and got it covered what does it mean if he got it covered does he not love me no more or just can't stand looking at my name since where not together ???
    laurax324 laurax324 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    My wife and I own a shop in our city.

    Tattoos are very common in our city. I've owned the shop for 7 years. Other shops have tried to start up, but they closed because mine got the best business. I love my job. I've never worked a day in my life !
    workhardworkhard workhardworkhard 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    Please Tell Me Its Not Like This At Every Tattoo Shop...

    I'm told that this same particular brand of a*sholary will be at any shop I go to. I hope this isn't true. If it is, however, I need to figure out how to handle it because I am not going to ******* give up. This art form is too  prescious to me, I don't know what I...
    parasitehostess parasitehostess 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    Greetings

    I've recently begun my journey into tattooing. I'm an apprentice in a shop and am looking forward to meeting and making new connections in the field. The world of tattooing is breathtaking in my eyes and I look forward to starting. I'm not too knowledgeable in many things, so I...
    Pann88 Pann88 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    I'm a certified Tattoo Artist.

    And I give myself my own tattoos when I have free time.:) My wife is my tattoo model!:D
    OhMyGoth OhMyGoth 18-21, F Jul 10

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    Any Color Packing Tips?

    I am new to tattooing I've been doiing it for 6 months and have been taught through an apprentiship at a legit shop. I left this legit shop for a month and came back a couple of weeks ago.  before my little break, my mentors who were teaching me had left/ retired...
    parasitehostess parasitehostess 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    WOW !

    I am a tattoo artist and very few people know it , I am good at what I do and most of my free time is spent in this , today by chance I got my sketchbook with me to school and some of my friends saw it and they were like WOW ! " you are amazing , its so...
    lisarisamonalimkins lisarisamonalimkins 16-17 18 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    as much as I want a tattoo, my mom told me she would no longer love me if I got one.
    Ashlee0802 Ashlee0802 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I love that a tattoo is meant to be permanent. It is truly meant to show what you believe and what you want to represent. Very few things in life are everlasting and a tattoo may...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have always been an artist, drawing and painting since I was a kid. Studied art in college, and loved it, but my path in life went a different direction, as it does for many...
    VOActor VOActor 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish I had a Sugar Daddy except just for tattoos. Like, pay for my tattoos for literally nothing in return. That would be fantastic.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really love women who are much tattooed! Especially the coloured ones! There is something natural in a woman that urges her to decorate her body. So all wear lipstick and most...
    rocky139 rocky139 70+, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    im an ink addict i cant wait to finish my sleeve theres nothin like a tattoo shops environment and the feeling of the tattoo needle puttin in the art work you been waitin so long...
    titojr96 titojr96 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I want tattoos and I want to be a tattoo artist
    froofykittenxoxo froofykittenxoxo 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I love tattoos on people especially on women I think they are sexy love the artwork plus for me and my tattoos they are a part of my life story they remind me where I was at what...
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    guys with tattoos r so sexy. if you don't mind me saying I would kiss each and everyone of your tattoos cause they r beautiful and i would admire them upon your body. tattoos r...
    imyourbunny imyourbunny 13-15, F a week ago

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    But I am having serious difficulty figuring out what I want. I mean, I have an entire body to work with so I can get multiple tattoos, but for my first tattoo, I think I want...
    AnonymouslyAnna AnonymouslyAnna 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    So I had this tattoo idea... inspired by Jhonen Vasquez, and, in fact, I'd have to give him credit for the original artpiece, but I changed the design a bit.
    idiopathic idiopathic 22-25, T Aug 23

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    There are 3 kinds of people. 1. Someone who does not like tattoos. Period. 2. Someone who admires tattoos and says she's going to get one. Someday. 3. One who has a tattoo...
    RedRN RedRN 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I really want new ink so I made a deal with my tattoo ladies. I paint their new tattoo shop and they start on my sleeve! We start next week! :D
    lizzieloves lizzieloves 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 22

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    I find the look of them on the bodies of both men and women are hot and exciting to look at I have now decided to get a few of both as the artist i have talked to trying to pick...
    alexiswcd alexiswcd 56-60, T 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am not one to be tattooed....if I did....I would want something meaningfull.and by meaningfull.... I mean,if you followed the trail..........it would lead straight to...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    -"What did I raise, a prostitute, were you in jail, are you a felon?" Those were my dad´s words the first time he saw my tattoos (the visible ones!). I was 32 yrs. old when I...
    Marife7128 Marife7128 51-55, F 8 Responses Aug 18

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    I do not have any, and love the look i really love the women with the tattoo on the lower back i have talked to an artist he has shown me a couple as soon as i pick one out i am...
    alexiswcd alexiswcd 56-60, T 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I have been with friends to get their tattoos. I've looked through the binders but never saw anything I wanted on my body for the rest of my life. The only thing that came close...
    G0dzilla G0dzilla 46-50, M Aug 17

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    I have been an artist for many years. Since around 1972 when I was in the Army. A friend, who was an artist, encourage me to do abstract work. None of this abstract work I did has...
    Triadnudist Triadnudist 61-65, M Aug 15

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    Many people have asked me in the past, "Do you want to be an artist when you grow up?" If you have a passion for expressing yourself through art, you're an artist. Becoming an...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    sailor jerry tattoo artist ,rum maker, merchant marine says good work ain't cheap and cheap work ain't good. .I have a simple usmc on my fore arm and botched red lipstick blotter...
    Kentex Kentex 56-60, M Aug 14

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    I know most people regret having tattoos but I had this when I was 20. I didn't want a tattoo on display all the time but I wanted one that would be hidden most of the time. I'm...
    Fairydust1986 Fairydust1986 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 13

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