I got started on my HC tattoo

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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by Hermielover121 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:39 am

Wow I love how much crabbing can make an influence in someone life to get a tattoo. That’s the power of crabs


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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:35 am

That looks so rad!! It does have Gary's eyes!!! Gosh, that must be really hard to have something like that on the back of your calf - It would drive me nuts not being able to look at it!! I can't wait to see the finished product!!!
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Post by aussieJJDude » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:49 am

GotButterflies wrote:That looks so rad!! It does have Gary's eyes!!! Gosh, that must be really hard to have something like that on the back of your calf - It would drive me nuts not being able to look at it!! I can't wait to see the finished product!!!
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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by Motörcrab » Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:32 am

Tattoos are funny! After a while you kind of forget you have them. They sort of become like a mole, freckle, or birthmark, you know it's there but see it as a part of you!

I go in for more coloring on mine in November.

Xenocrab started on her HC tattoo of Friday! It's as realistic as mine is cartoony! AJ at Totem Tattoo is incredible at bio-mechanical, plants and wildlife. You can see his work on Instagram at AjTattooGuy.

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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by RiNiKy506 » Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:22 pm

Awesome! He does some incredible work! I hope Xeno shares hers too!


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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:52 pm

Ha! True Aussie! I'd have a kink in my neck looking at the back of my calf though! ;)

Can't wait to see Xeno's!
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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by aussieJJDude » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:38 pm

GotButterflies wrote:Ha! True Aussie! I'd have a kink in my neck looking at the back of my calf though! ;)

Can't wait to see Xeno's!
No pain, no gain ;)
But yeah, ditto that if Xeno is willing to show!

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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by blackberry75 » Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:48 pm

Hoping for an update? I know covid has thrown a lot of things off schedule. It looks amazing so far.

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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by Motörcrab » Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:17 pm

My appointment is actually this Friday to get finished up!

Xeno's is looking awesome! Her inner bicep only needs final details added. She has the outline and some coloring done on the outside. I think she has 32 hours on hers so far. Once the major coloring is done the highlights and little details will be added everywhere! It's really, really, good so far!

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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by curlysister » Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:33 pm

32 hours!! Oh my! I don't even want to add up the hourly rate on that one!
But you MUST post pics when you two have everything finished!
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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by blackberry75 » Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:39 am

Agreed. Pics are a must!!

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Post by aussieJJDude » Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:15 am

Number 3 on the 'pretty please' show pics train? :hail:
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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:20 am

We need more, ahah!
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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by Motörcrab » Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:48 pm

I'm waiting on my tattooist to send me pictures. He already started to put the tegaderm film on it before I got pictures with my phone.

The tegaderm is the same stuff they use for burns and other skin trauma in hospitals. I need to leave it on for at least week. Currently it looks all gross and not very detailed.
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Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:11 pm

aussieJJDude wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:49 am
Mirrors. The answer to your problem is mirrors. ;)

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