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I'm a Tattoo Artist - Ask me anything

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:14

Ask me anything πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

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MmeBufo · 19/07/2019 10:20

Nice. Can you show us some work?

When did you last tattoo a reaper?

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paap1975 · 19/07/2019 10:23

Can I cover up a fibroma with a tattoo or is it likely to make it worse?

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:23

I do a lot of black and grey realism

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:24

I also do traditional and girly

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:25

@MmeBufo Only ever tattooed one reaper back in 2013. Would love to tattoo more though.

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:27

@paap1975 I suppose it would depend on the severity of it, but I would probably say no and to not tattoo directly over it. I have personally never come across it during my time of tattooing.

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paap1975 · 19/07/2019 10:37

Beautiful designs!

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Keepthebloodynoisedown · 19/07/2019 10:39

Love the black and grey. What type of clients annoy you most?

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Pringlemunchers · 19/07/2019 10:41

Can you tattoo over stretch marks ?

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:41

@paap1975 thank you!

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PseuDenim · 19/07/2019 10:43

What’s a reaper?

I had my first tattoo earlier this week and am going away in a few weeks - if I buy proper dressings for it do you think i could swim in the pool for a few minutes at a time?

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:43

@Keepthebloodynoisedown Thank you. The clients that enquire asking for quotes. Then when you give the quote, they complain and say their "mate who tattoos from home" does it cheaper. I used to spend time explaining why it's better to be tattooed in an actual studio by someone with experience, but now I tell them to go and get it done by them if they are that bothered. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:44

@Pringlemunchers You can. It would depend on how severe they are, so I'd arrange to see the client prior to the booking so I could check before I go ahead.

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MmeBufo · 19/07/2019 10:45

Haha yes, so do you agree with the statement "people get the tattoos they deserve"?

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mumderland · 19/07/2019 10:46

How do you feel about people getting their SO's name tattooed on them?

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MmeBufo · 19/07/2019 10:48

Pringlemunchers - I've had my stomach tattooed after having two children. Stretch marks aplenty (although they'd had 7 or 8 years to settle). Has worked a treat.

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thenightsky · 19/07/2019 10:48

What is a 'reaper'?

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GimmieTheCoffeeAndNooneDies · 19/07/2019 10:48

How did you get into tattooing? Did you serve an apprenticeship, and do you have art training, e.g. degree in fine arts or graphics. Also how many tattoos do you have and who is your favourite tattooist?

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:49

@PseuDenim I'm assuming the PP meant a Grim Reaper.

It is strongly advised against swimming with a healing tattoo due to chlorine and bacteria. That being said, I have done it myself. As long as it's past the scabbing process and there are no "open wounds" then I personally can't see it being a problem. If you were to submerge it for a long period of time whilst scabby, it affects the healing process a lot. If you were to stick a dressing over a scabbing tattoo, you run the risk of it sticking to the tattoo and when unwrapping you could accidentally pull off a scab that wasn't ready to come off. That can tear ink out of the skin.

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cheesenpickles · 19/07/2019 10:49

What's the most ridiculous request you've ever had as an artist?

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ComeTheFuck0nBridget · 19/07/2019 10:50

Do you have tattoos yourself?

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:51

Haha yes, so do you agree with the statement "people get the tattoos they deserve"?

@MmeBufo probably more "you get what you pay for" πŸ˜‚

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stilldontgiveaf · 19/07/2019 10:54

@mumderland It's personal choice. I do have a now ex's name. Obviously I regret it πŸ˜‚

That being said, if I had a client come in and asked for one I would agree to do it always, but I would suggest doing it a size or a place where it could be easily covered if need be...

If the client comes in with their partner, I still ask them if they are 100% sure if they want to do it. I've had people's partners be a bit pushy on them when I've questioned it and I always stand up to them and say why they should think twice and it's the persons decision not theirs.

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InsertFunnyUsername · 19/07/2019 10:54

Brilliant work OP.


Wheres the most strangest place you've tattooed?

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InsertFunnyUsername · 19/07/2019 10:54

On the body i mean, not in a shed or something.

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