#37478
steveo
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    @steveo

Hey folks, Newbie member here. I have a tattoo on my back, the only one I got that I regret. I like it when I picked it out on the flash. But after it was done I had some trepidation that I wasn’t going to like it:( That feeling was furthered as it healed. Alot of the color disappeared, and faded very quick. I don’t under stand why, I followed aftercare to the letter as I do with all my tats. After I realized I wasn’t happy i went back to the artist only to find he packed up and left and i was never able to track him down.

That was about 4 years ago, I was able to just ignore it and put it out of my mind. But now after a trip to punta cana, spending a week with no shirt on. Its become a source of anxiety for me. Starting after a drunk guy in the pool bar line pointed at it and said “dude thats terrible” not a big deal to me as I have a thick skin to criticism normally. Basically Its bugged me enough and its time to do something.

So Cover up or removal. I hope for coverup as removal could be out of my budget.

Any Ideas? suggestions for something I can cover up with. I don’t mind a Black silhouette, doesn’t have to be colorful. Just want something different to put my mind back at ease

sorry for the crappy Blackberry photos. I also have alot of acne scars. 🙁
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#111185
BigZach
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    @bigzach

Dude get that covered up! Removal shouldn’t even be a question! It’s faded enough and on a clean enough slate to have a PROFESSIONAL and REPUTABLE artist ink you up, could go with another dragon =D

#111187
steveo
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    @steveo
BigZach;95597 wrote:
Dude get that covered up! Removal shouldn’t even be a question! It’s faded enough and on a clean enough slate to have a PROFESSIONAL and REPUTABLE artist ink you up, could go with another dragon =D

Thanks..Im definitely hoping for a cover up, there is a local artist who I have been recommended to who is quite good and has a very very good rep in my area. Im calling to book a appointment for him to look it over soon.

#111190
tricky kid
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that’s a nice n easy cover up mate.. any solid color will go right over that, and your options as far as new design go are endless mate just go big with something your into.. personally if ya came to me with that I would say traditional Japanese dragon just so you could have what you originally intended but a b&g skull,koi,phoenix are all good options so good luck with it mate..

#111192
steveo
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    @steveo
tricky kid;95602 wrote:
that’s a nice n easy cover up mate.. any solid color will go right over that, and your options as far as new design go are endless mate just go big with something your into.. personally if ya came to me with that I would say traditional Japanese dragon just so you could have what you originally intended but a b&g skull,koi,phoenix are all good options so good luck with it mate..

A koi would be nice, I’ve always had a thing for fish, But dragons are also a love of mine. Any suggestions how it will mingle with my scars, They have faded quite abit since I was a teenager but they are still abit bumpy

#111195
buttwheat
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    @buttwheat

Ship the koi and get a new bigger and better dragon

#111197
Adler
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    @adler
steveo;95599 wrote:
Thanks..Im definitely hoping for a cover up, there is a local artist who I have been recommended to who is quite good and has a very very good rep in my area. Im