I have been hunting for a dress. I ended up with this one:
It’s Navy & Red, but very dark Navy. I really wanted the dress hanging on the wall! I loved the colors and the pattern but something about the cut was quite unflattering on me.
This is a tattoo stencil. It’s put on first so that the tattoo’ist isn’t doing it completely freehand.
This is the said same tattoo’ist, aka Brian, tattoo’ing with water along the stencil lines. Yup, the first time he went over it with no ink. Because I wanted white outlines with no black ink anywhere he did this to create a “blood line” so that even if the stencil is rubbed away while he’s working he has the original lines.
That is NOT red ink.
Because the colors are so light it looks really bad! Every bit of red in my skin shows through. Hopefully in a couple of days it will look a whole lot better. Right now it looks like someone used puff paint on me, and my white looks pink, and my light green looks brown and orange. I am a little startled at myself. It’s a big step to get a mostly out in the open never hidden tattoo. Well, except on sweater days in the winter. 🙂