#39623
Spyd
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    @spyd

I didn’t take a lot of pictures, but I did watch a lot of the tattooing this time, which made it seem to hurt less! This one was longer than my red-winged blackbird, started out not hurting as bad but at the end, it was definitely hurting more than my first one.

The bigger butterfly is actually a copy of a butterfly my kids had as a pet 2 years ago. My oldest found Flappy on the side of the road, seemingly uninjured, but she didn’t fly away. They cared for her for exactly one month before she died. Though we have had many butterflies before and since, she is still remembered. I hadn’t thought to use her image for a tattoo, but the artist said to email him some pictures of her, and he used this one.

This was my concept drawing.

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It was to have 2 butterflies with a arch of 4 colors going through like a rainbow. The colors represent my kids.

Here is Flappy.

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Here is the tattoo, taken while I was still lying on the table right after it was done. I don’t have any other finished pictures of it yet.

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#130056
ArniVidar
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    @arnividar

That’s a pretty tattoo.

Why are there two heads on the bigger one? Old stencil coming through?


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#130057
peterpoose
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    @peterpoose
ArniVidar;116957 wrote:
That’s a pretty tattoo.

Why are there two heads on the bigger one? Old stencil coming through?

Shadow 🙂

Wow that’s a nice butterfly!

Love the tattoo also, you must be happy with how it turned out 🙂

Soooooooooo whats next 😀


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#130060
ArniVidar
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    @arnividar
peterpoose;116958 wrote:
Shadow 🙂

Hmm… OK.


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#130061
Spyd
Participant
    @spyd

Here is a pic from today. It’s bruising around the edges and feels pretty bad when I’m up walking around!

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It doesn’t appear to have 2 heads when I look at it; the shadow seems pretty realistic from my angle.

#130062
peterpoose
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    @peterpoose

Does to me too 🙂


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#130064
buttwheat
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    @buttwheat
ArniVidar;116957 wrote:
Why are there two heads on the bigger one? Old stencil coming through?
peterpoose;116958 wrote:
Shadow 🙂

I hope it’s not the shadow it makes the light sources off.

The tattoo is real nice I like the 3d effect especially where the two are over lapping.

#130079
jerryatrophy
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    @jerryatrophy