Weekend past.

Well we did Yun’s line work last week and we shaded this week. She wanted a sleeve that wasn’t heavy and she wanted it fast. I love that, I love doing big pieces, and at the end of each session I’m always wanting a bit more time. The only down side is if the sessions are spread out. Anyway we have 2 more sessions and I’m psyched to finish it. The ship was Jon’s first tattoo, on the ribs…ouch. He was very careful, came back to the shop a few weeks in a row, looked at drawings, made changes. I half wondered if he was going to bail. But he showed up with a great attitude and sat like a ROCK. What a relief, took less time than I thought so it cost less.  I like it when I come in under the quote-makes me feel honest. Jon’s family are dutch in origin so he wanted to incorporate the map of Holland into the background.

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2 Responses to “Weekend past.”

  1. maria | October 7, 2012 at 9:39 am #

    What a genius way to incorporate Holland into the ship! You can really tattoo ships! Love the pop of blue waves waves on prow, gives it such action. so cool.

  2. maria | October 7, 2012 at 9:45 am #

    Yun’s tattoo is so beautiful, I saw her on the subway and had to ask who did her tattoo. I had been looking for someone to do a sleeve but thought to myself I’m not going to do it until I find someone that I feel can tattoo a sleeve on a woman. When I saw her sleeve I was like shiiiit, who did THAT?!
    When she said it was you I was like – of course- that makes sense that a female tattoo artist would really understand the difference and make something fierce without being masculine. I think people forget that woman can embody strength without having to be ‘masculine’. Fucking Bravo.

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