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Forum: Tattoo Talk 03-05-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Artful Dodger
really depends on the content-steve ma ching will...

really depends on the content-steve ma ching will do a samoan based sleeve in a day like a lot of others but with that type of work its experience and the fact that that is the style of work he does...
Forum: Chit Chat 30-03-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,064
Posted By Artful Dodger
comments like " that's dope, man " and the tattoo...

comments like " that's dope, man " and the tattoo talk - dude / dudette wtf!
Forum: Tattoo Talk 22-03-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By Artful Dodger
tipping your chosen artist is likely to be...

tipping your chosen artist is likely to be welcomed, with either cash or gift: it is not only a US or canada thing. Also doesnt relate to only "top artists" as surely if you have carefully chosen...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 21-03-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,711
Posted By Artful Dodger
probably go for marquesan, tahitian or hawaiian...

probably go for marquesan, tahitian or hawaiian style work imo- this aint maori by the way;)
check out artists that specialise in thae style you like and ask advice: alternatively use it as a base...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 20-03-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Artful Dodger
probably would peter- I am in agreement but its a...

probably would peter- I am in agreement but its a little unlikely as governments historically bring in their own legislation knowing that any challenges are either way too costly and restrictive for...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 20-03-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Artful Dodger
human rights means nothing if governments want...

human rights means nothing if governments want their way mate! dont matter which government it is either:-)
Forum: Tattoo Talk 19-03-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Artful Dodger
thought is was against the law in scotland to...

thought is was against the law in scotland to tattoo anyone or obtain a tattoo with hepc or similar condition- not saying its right or wrong but as an artist we were told this at a health meeting...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 16-03-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,354
Posted By Artful Dodger
used it on a customer- you'd be sooo disappointed...

used it on a customer- you'd be sooo disappointed if you knew what it mainly consists of.Obviously other things are added to make it "hustle butter" but you can get the same thing for 20% of the cost...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 11-02-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Artful Dodger
low is a top artist for over 2 decades- tat2...

low is a top artist for over 2 decades- tat2 station knock out some top drawer stuff n all
Forum: Tattoo Talk 30-01-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By Artful Dodger
Advice given is the way , coupled with the lack...

Advice given is the way , coupled with the lack of response you say from artists, in your post. Sort of tells you the way forward. Lot of poly, marquesan , island designs have a mirror image look to...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 29-01-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,223
Posted By Artful Dodger
Well, I have looked at your pics and the...

Well, I have looked at your pics and the highlights of the problems "you have noticed" and a number of points; never seen a "perfect tattoo" in too many years to admit to. There can be a fine line on...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 24-01-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,851
Posted By Artful Dodger
Just like the native maori' people have done,...

Just like the native maori' people have done, yeah?...lol
I think maori can be a little more personal to the wearer than 'tribal' and therefore have more longevity.
Same thing with every theme of...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 23-01-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,851
Posted By Artful Dodger
THE TATTOO IS A MIX OF ISLAND CULTURAL STYLES. ...

THE TATTOO IS A MIX OF ISLAND CULTURAL STYLES.
Oops sorry (cap lock).
It has elements of many pacific islands and is commonly regarded as ok? but not great. The work's negative space is too narrow...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 05-01-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,281
Posted By Artful Dodger
Spoken to Filip Leu about this and he said...

Spoken to Filip Leu about this and he said hitting the area with white numerous times before the cover up definately helps. never tried it myself but wouldnt discount it- reason for mentioning fl is...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 27-12-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,707
Posted By Artful Dodger
totally agree ! especially the latter- be careful...

totally agree ! especially the latter- be careful there is "an artist" who can talk the talk and namedrop with the best of em operating atm in the nw area- avoid - they know jack shit !:D
Forum: Tattoo Talk 20-12-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,676
Posted By Artful Dodger
I and (I think) Chris are getting/have been...

I and (I think) Chris are getting/have been tattooed off Filip Leu and when I first started going to Switzerland I waited nearly 2 years! in my opinion Chris tattoos in a spookily similar style to...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 18-12-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,110
Posted By Artful Dodger
Its Samoan I guess you mean? Actually its a piss...

Its Samoan I guess you mean? Actually its a piss poor representation of an island design that is made up of spiragraph type patterns that are exactly that. there are elements that could be considered...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 14-12-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,359
Posted By Artful Dodger
i've been tattooed off gary last year:realistic...

i've been tattooed off gary last year:realistic black n grey. really pleased and very gentle on the skin. quick and a great guy as well. Tattooed along side him for years at various shows and know...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 05-12-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,552
Posted By Artful Dodger
There are a few different styles of work going on...

There are a few different styles of work going on there inc., nuwayan and a tongan swastika among others. This work/style is not a problem to execute but the big thing is the locking of the patterns,...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 30-11-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Artful Dodger
guess everyone tattooed on miami ink does:D:D

guess everyone tattooed on miami ink does:D:D
Forum: Tattoo Talk 27-11-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,236
Posted By Artful Dodger
Go see nigel kurt, 20+ years of portraiture that...

Go see nigel kurt, 20+ years of portraiture that has lasted . Big thing with portraits is they stay with you for years and need to look good for years....not just for the photo in the artists...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 26-11-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By Artful Dodger
Look at examples of island tattoos. You will be...

Look at examples of island tattoos. You will be able to determine the good and not so good not by the design content but the way it 'moulds ' to the person an follows the contours. A massive problem...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 27-10-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Artful Dodger
Got a few ideas but I guess you wouldnt be...

Got a few ideas but I guess you wouldnt be interested what with us talking shit eh? What a clever way to ask for advice...............................zzzzzzzzzzzzz
switched off !
Forum: Tattoo Talk 27-10-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,730
Posted By Artful Dodger
you can be friendly, amiable and accommodating ...

you can be friendly, amiable and accommodating with a multitude of other fine attributes , but you still need to have some kind of work plan and stick to it. By that ,I mean trying to treat everyone...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 17-10-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,087
Posted By Artful Dodger
It can be quite satisfying depending on the type...

It can be quite satisfying depending on the type of 'tribal" I do loads and loads of island stuff and its a different thing each and every time: also tend to get good sitters and big pieces , ie full...
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