Thread: New tattoo pics
10-01-2005, 10:16 PM #1
New tattoo pics
Just got a new tatto done on my chest, so thought may as well throw a pic up. It isn't quite finished, have to get the outline done with a heavier gauge needle to make it more defined, and maybe a little bit more shading but I think it looks pretty good so far.
I took the pic with my camera phone which is a cheap piece of crap, plus I have the antisecptic cream all over it so the pic quality isn't the greatest.
10-01-2005, 10:21 PM #2
Yea man thats pretty bad ass... I've only got 1 tattoo so far that i actually drew up when i was in like 10th grade after 3 of my friends died. I love it, mostly because its for them and i created it.. i'd like to get another one maybe 2.. i've had 2 things in mind for about a year but still can't decide if i'm gonna go for it.. i dont' wanna regret it
10-01-2005, 10:21 PM #3
looks cool.. what is it?
10-01-2005, 10:23 PM #4
sweet tat man.
10-01-2005, 10:32 PM #5Originally Posted by mass junkie
10-01-2005, 10:48 PM #6
it is a tribal design based on a Sea God from New Zealand mythology. The actual God was depicted as a fish/snake type creature.
I had chosen a different tattoo, but the guy who did the tattoo showed me this design, the shape was similiar to what I had chosen but this had a lot more detail. I still have to have some lines on it made bolder to give a bit more definition, but I think it looks pretty cool so far
10-01-2005, 10:58 PM #7Originally Posted by ticboy
Dam thats big tattoo!
10-02-2005, 01:06 AM #8
Nice Tat, the creature is a Taniwha.
10-02-2005, 04:34 AM #9
[QUOTE=Hitman]Nice Tat, the creature is a Taniwha.[/Q
The guy who did the design is a young Maori guy who father is a Master Carver and he has based a lot of his desings upon work that his father has done.
I just have to get this one finished and then it might be on to the next one
Last edited by ticboy; 10-02-2005 at 04:37 AM.
10-02-2005, 04:42 AM #10Originally Posted by ticboy
How long did it take to do?
10-02-2005, 04:50 AM #11
It took just under four hours including about 20 imns of drwing and setting up. Probably about 3 and a half hours actually tattooing.
To finish it will tak about anohter hour of outlining and making sure all the shading is sorted
10-02-2005, 04:58 AM #12Originally Posted by ticboy
I could not do that. You said you have to go back how long on the coloring?
10-02-2005, 10:48 AM #13Originally Posted by ticboy
10-02-2005, 12:58 PM #14Originally Posted by Hitman
I never knew that, pretty cool...
I like your tattoo by the way, very nice
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