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    Default First post! First tattoo! BUT got a question on a final design decision.

    Hey guys 35 y/o male here who just got my first tattoo a week ago. I have to go back at the end of April to have all the shading done (in grey) inside and out. But before I do that I need to make any last second corrections.

    Right now the top piece is not connected to anything and not sure my ocd will stand for that. At the bottom it connects in a similar area and was just wondering (in your opinions) if connecting the top piece in that little section would be worth it or if adding in any more black would not look as good or be overkill?

    I asked a few friends and people at work and got about 50/50 responses lol so any opinions from anyone here would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again.


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    For me personally, I like it how it is but then I don't have OCD lol

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    I don't think connecting it would be "overkill" and to be honest, it probably wouldn't look that much different, it's not a piece-altering addition at all. So if you feel that it needs to be connected (which I can understand), then by all means, go for it--you shouldn't have to look at your tattoo and feel there is something wrong with it ever. Personally, I rather like the way it's disconnected from the rest of the piece, it adds some dimension (like it's being stacked), but I don't think that's what you were going for.

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    Thanks guys still undecided. Here is another pic I had where I photoshopped the change. I mean on the one hand everything would connect and the top would match the bottom where it overlaps in the same area. But I dunno.


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    Yea doesn't seem like too much of a difference for me but if the OCD is bugging you then get it done. Don't think you would want it constantly on your mind.
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    Guys this is just one last idea I had to connect the top. To bring one of the existing lines up to meet the other.

    Here is a very rough photoshop pic of what I am talking about:

    Last edited by Hand76; 04-03-2012 at 01:35 AM.

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    i think if you really feel you need to connect it then the second option looks better than the first but at the end of the day its entirely down to your personal preference x

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    It is your tattoo, make sure you are happy with it. I think the second picture looks good, but that's probably because I am a little OCD myself

    I don't really see the benefit of the final suggestion though, but that's really up to you. If you would be happier by changing it, do it

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    For me I think it looks better disconnected. If I had to choose out of your 2 connection options I would go for number 2, either way it's up to you and it looks good.

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    its yours , you have to be happy, but it look better disconnected...........? why tribal
    currently wearing 250 hours, and many more to go, cant explain what my ink means, its personal, it is about who I am


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