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I Am a Tattoo Artist

MY WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL 106 People

    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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    Painter: I have been

    for over 13 years. It is one of the most rewarding "jobs" I have ever had.
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 Aug 30

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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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    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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    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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    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!!!
    princessbumbleB princessbumbleB 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Love Body Art!

    The idea of having my art seen on people for the rest of their lives is the most amazing feeling! I even have my own tattoo kit! and I am always looking for new victims...i mean customers :P
    MissKira MissKira 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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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 2 Responses Apr 5

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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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    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...
    princessbumbleB princessbumbleB 26-30, F Mar 27

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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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    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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    Poetess: So what's it like? Really creative and somewhat raucous at times, but otherwise just like any other job. I love when Painter comes home and has a good story from a...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 Aug 31

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     Painter: And I have been for over 13 years. I enjoy tattooing custom drawn pieces.
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 1 Response Sep 1

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    Painter: I like using the bartering system sometimes for tattoos that I do. ;-)
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 Sep 7

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    I could never get one myself (i'm not allowed to nor do I really even want any) but man do I want to become an tattoo artist even part time would be amazing, I mean I just love...
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Any tattoo artists on here wanna draw something up?:)
    LittleTarheel14 LittleTarheel14 22-25, F Sep 11

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    Just got another tattoo and I absolutely adore it. My tattoo fever has been settled for the time being.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My first tattoo was one I got 6 years ago with my good friends that are family to me. Love in Japanese🉐❤️
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    :3 well lets see, as for tattoos I'm starting a horror sleeve, and have a cat silhouette on my back. For piercings I have both sides of my nose, both sides of my belly button, 5/8...
    badbabyperma badbabyperma 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have 2. Both were gifts from my mother. The first is on my lower back. Over here we call it a Santa Cruz license plate. I got that when I was 18 and it was inked by the same...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Question for any sequential artists out there. I need to ink a page in three different comic book methods. There's High Contrast, Traditional American... aannnd I can't remember...
    illiy illiy 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. My eyes just don't behold any beauty in tats. I know I'm out numbered. But I just don't know of anything I'd want to put permanently on my...
    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    They do not hurt me. They feel good to me. I also can almost fall asleep getting one. By the way, by me saying it feels good does not mean it turns me on. It just feels good. Like...
    Jentera Jentera 36-40, F Sep 11

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    I've yet to find an artist whose work I'm comfortable with. Price isn't an issue, it's quality I care most about.
    VeinsOfMisanthrope VeinsOfMisanthrope 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 12

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    I never thought I would be the person to become addicted to such a thing, but I am very into tattoos!! I have a few and crave more all the time; I feel that tattoos are an example...
    notshortfunsized notshortfunsized 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have really slacked off on doing any drawing! And it really makes me think I'm wasting my spare time. But I have found some inspiration and am working on a great tattoo design...
    mrmisterman80 mrmisterman80 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have 4 tattoos right now. All of them were birthday or Christmas gifts. My upper right arm is covered with a dove flying through clouds with my fathers name and my great...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F Sep 10

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    I'm not sure where I stand on this one. I kinda like them on one hand and on the other hand I think they're stupid as hell. When I say I like them I mean I like the art I like all...
    blake000048 blake000048 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'll admit it. It turns me on soo much to see a guy with tattoos. Guys with tattoos are just soo damn sexy. The more they have the more I'm attracted to them. I can't even picture...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F Sep 1

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    And I absolutely love them... I only have three tattoos at the moment but they were well thought out and something that I feel all describes my souls perfectly I've always been...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 7

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    I have three tattoos. Both of my feet, my abdomen, and lower back.I would like to add onto the tattoos on my feet, and abdomen. I am loving the big and bold tattoos recently. But i...
    msannaelizabeth msannaelizabeth 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    It's been to long since I've had a tattoo. I'm thinking about getting a new finger tattoo. On my left hand I have a heart on my middle finger and on the palm of my hand I have a...
    strawberry99 strawberry99 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I was wondering if any of you have any idea how do I "upgrade" my tattoo. I did it few years ago, it was my first tattoo, and its on my shoulder,a muscle called trapezius, it is a...
    faceless84 faceless84 22-25 Aug 26

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    I've got one tattoo on the back of my neck, my dad's hands (in a preying style) with my surname underneath it. And I'm getting another tattoo on Friday (2sleeps) getting it on my...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I wanted to get tattoos, but my parents were bitterly opposed. So I found the opportunity to go myself, with some of my savings and get some black line tattoos done in the city (my...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I feel like such a hypocrite. My young brother is looking at getting his first tattoo. However, he wants one on his hand. I'm warning him against such a tattoo, as it would...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M Sep 8

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    I was always interested in tattoos and piercings. I got my first piercings when i was around 12 or 13 and it was my ear. Then at the age of 15 got my nose done as well. The most...
    Raila1001 Raila1001 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Honestly I haven't thought about what tattoo I would get as a guy. When I felt very transgender I had a few picked out that I really liked. Though they were flowers and very...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M Sep 5

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    I paint with memories better served forgotten. Of discarded sorrows un-needed today. This is an abstract, without form, without an understood order. I am an artist Conte' residue...
    vewragid vewragid 31-35 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I find blokes with tattoos and sometimes piercings very attractive, big part of my smooth, easy going Rock N' Roll lifestyle. I have 3 tattoos and 11 piercings I love each of them...
    Rockstar94 Rockstar94 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Ok weigh in! Can someone get a wedding band tattoo if their spouse doesn't have one? He wears a band of course, but doesn't want to match tattoos. I really want one and hubby...
    Tihtil Tihtil 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 11

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    Ever since I messed up my arm, I've wanted to get some kind of decoration to take the eye away from the scar. My friends all said "Get a cool tiger!" or "Get a cool dragon!" but I...
    MrNudiePants MrNudiePants 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    There are a few i want, something similar to the tattoo in the attached photo, a The Arcade tattoo (if you don't own the album The Arcade by Hyper Crush you wont understand) a...
    SilenceInBlackAndWhite SilenceInBlackAndWhite 13-15, F Sep 12

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