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I Am a Tattoo Artist

MY WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL 116 People

    I've been a tattoo artist

    for 8 years and it's the most rewarding job I've ever had
    rng78607 rng78607 26-30, M Aug 5, 2015

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F Jul 29, 2013

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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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    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 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 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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    i have been tattooing

    for 7 years in Puyallup Washington
    garrett1990 garrett1990 22-25, M Jan 24, 2015

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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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    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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    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, 2015

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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 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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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 have a number of piercings. Facial mainly. I have a tattoo as well. I got it when I was sixteen, when I was away from La Trinité. It is an English word "Faith".
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I drew Harley Quinn, but I just copied it from another artist, if anyone knows who painted this first I would like to know because I want to give him the credits, thank you:)
    Anon0070 Anon0070 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Yes, I like tattoos but don't have any yet. I might get one someday but it would have to have some meaning behind it.
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have about 40 tattoos I started when I was 16 and I still have to finish some .. but I do love tattoos it tells a story.
    confusedasia confusedasia 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have two now, and I know the third will hurt, but that doesn't change my wanting it. I already know what it will look like, and where it will go. A tree of life with all my...
    BookGrl BookGrl 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i really do love them, they can be so amazing and artistic. i currently have 2 and plan on having many many more :D
    jwolf1342 jwolf1342 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I plan to have a handful of relatively big pieces, rather than dozens little ones. My back is definitely going to be mostly covered, and at least one full sleeve, maybe a half on...
    RenegadeReaper RenegadeReaper 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    it's my last day as a tattoo virgin, I'm getting first one tomorrow and also have two others planned for this spring. I'm probably going to swimming hall today as I have to wait...
    alppik alppik 31-35, M Jan 27

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    it's my last day as a tattoo virgin, I'm getting first one tomorrow and also have two others planned for this spring. I'm probably going to swimming hall today as I have to wait...
    alppik alppik 31-35, M Jan 27

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    I've been planning my first tattoo since I was about 14-15, and I've tried desperately to get my mom understand why they are so amazing and why I want one so badly but she just...
    lunarrose123 lunarrose123 16-17, F Jan 26

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    I can't express how I like tattooed girls. I would love to meet a girl who wants to get inked up all over. I am ready to pay for tattoos
    diamondsueder diamondsueder 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Finally I did my first tattoos... I no longer have a superb liking for tattoos ... but now I finally did it to hurt myself.. Even after 3 tattoos, I could not feel the pain I...
    bharkha bharkha 22-25, F Jan 24

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    I always avoided getting a tattoo, because I feel like I wouldn't like it after a week or so and wouldn't be able to get rid of it. But I have a quote that I love. It can't rain...
    davidschild37 davidschild37 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    ThThe world sees spots, and millions upon millions of dots, when it comes to Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. The 86-year-old “Polka Dot Princess” has just been crowned...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I waited until I was 50 years old to get my first tattoo. I did not go half way and get a small tattoo for my first. I got a back piece of a dragon.
    hepcomp hepcomp 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm the type of person who could never actually put this in any particular order. I love music far too much to order it. I also love so many bands and artists of so many genres but...
    DIlchotome DIlchotome 18-21, M Jan 19

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    I had a friend that committed suicide, some more friends suffer from depression and anxiety myself being one as well. I want to get a tattoo on my wrist mainly of the semicolon...
    nekoseto nekoseto 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I love them. I believe they're beautiful and amazing. I currently want "Cont;nue" tattooed on my wrist. (the 'I' is a semicolon) and I'm making my way up to gauges. specifically a...
    ParumDaemonium ParumDaemonium 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I want several tattoos but the first one I really want to get is a semi colon on the inner part of my right wrist. Meaning: The semi colon is used as a symbol for people who deal...
    briddybear briddybear 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I Am Artistic and Creative,I Absolutely Love Being Artistic and Creative.It Being Artistic and Creative Allows Me To Truly Express Both Myself and My Individuality.I'm Also,Able To...
    BIGGSKEET BIGGSKEET 46-50, M Jan 18

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    I really want to get my 3rd tattoo of Jack Skellington painted with a calavera face just like the Day of the Dead look. I'm obssesed with Nightmare Before Xmas. It was a movie that...
    xxflowerxx xxflowerxx 22-25, F Jan 18

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