Well, 13 years ago, i got some trusty ole barb-wire. Recently i had some work done in order to cover it up. It didn’t turn out so well because of the idea i was trying to go with. (Polynesian-type arm band.)
Now I’m left with what you see in the picture. I’m tempted to add 1 color, or multiple. I want the old barb-wire completely gone. As you can see, the teal tint is still peaking through some areas.
I wanted to get some feedback as to whether I should add more teal to the tattoo, or a full range of colors. I’m open to anything, because i feel it would look better. I wish i could see how some options would look…but I’m sure there isn’t much way unless someone goes to town with some sharpies. (Or some computer software i dont know about.)
Opaque colors will work well if you choose to add color. I have had luck covering solid black stuff with dusty blue, clay gray, jade green, smoke, and dark ochre. I have some cover-ups posted on my Instagram (@davidjtattoos) with before and after pictures. Any reputable artist will know about and have the colors I’m talking about.
I love your stuff David, it’s awesome, I just went to double check your instagram and I hadn’t followed you last time so I’ve done it now! (kate0710) my bad! i’ll have to come visit the states sometimes so you can hook me up with some ink!
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