I was at the London tattoo convention last weekend, just hanging out and catching up with people. It was nice but it definitely seemed quieter this year. I wonder if conventions are a bit passé now, or too expensive (£30 for one day!), or was it that some big names were absent or just one of those things? I am certainly a little bored and jaded of the convention scene, it seems to turn tattooing into a popularity contest; not something I wanna be a part of really. Anyway…
I have posted a pic of this piece when it was first finished as a half sleeve, it got extended down slightly and I finally got a healed photo;
I finished this koi sleeve a few weeks ago and grabbed this photo before the touch up session. Ideally a photo after the touch up is best but you don’t always get a chance so I get one when I can;
This is a lower back piece, two sessions, maybe 4 hours in total;
I have been painting quite a lot recently so hopefully by my next blog I will have some things finished.
I always plan to blog more frequently than I do but time just seems to race past, a sign of getting older apparently.
I did these tattoos a while ago but I hadn’t got a healed pic of them together until now, so here they are;
This tattoo was covering some old, lasered tattoos. You can see what the before, in progress and after pics on the MBA website here. Some people maybe can expect too much from laser removal and some companies maybe promise too much, but you can do so much more with a cover up than if you didn’t use it.
I only finished this piece this morning, took me about 2.5 hours;
I finished this piece a week or two ago, another one shot piece. I always enjoy tattooing birds;
I can’t wait to finish this piece but unfortunately I think it is gonna be a while; this guy is a medic in the army and so he is busy protecting us from evil foreigners. There is gonna be a medics cross underneath skull with a few other additions too;