Ceph Tattoo Thread

Discussion in 'Culture' started by looks2ce, Feb 9, 2007.

  1. looks2ce

    looks2ce Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    So I found Tonmo through the tattoo article. Someone said that a cepth tattoo thread should get started; I have one so I will start :)

    This is a work in progress, but friend iscurrently apprenticing at a great shop far away from me right now. Eventually it will be a half sleeve.

    It is an akward one to get pics off, I will try again another time, but for now . . .

    http://picasaweb.google.com/conal.okeefe/Squid
     
  2. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Good deal, I'm eager to see this progress!

    I'm all for a discussion thread on tattoos. For anyone with finished products, please remember to add your photos to our Image Gallery. Thanks!

    Looks2ce, what's your rough timing for a finished product? I've seen many works in progress and always wondered how long it takes / how many sessions (probably should have made that a question in my tattoo survey)...
     
  3. Sharkdude

    Sharkdude Cuttlefish Registered

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    cool.
    I too have an Octo tat in progress.
    3 hours thus far, maybe another 2-3 to go for some more fill and shading and suckers detail.

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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Nice...........I'm way too wimpy to engrave stuff on my skin so i have to admire braver peoples!

    J
     
  5. Sharkdude

    Sharkdude Cuttlefish Registered

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    here's a few more I found online
     

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    Michael Blue Wonderpus Registered

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    Some real beautiful work, there!
     
  7. Sharkdude

    Sharkdude Cuttlefish Registered

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    here's another I found online

    (it won't let me remote link, so here it is attached)
     

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  8. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Cool! I am thinking of adding more to my ceph tat. Maybe a 3/4 sleeve of occy arms winding down from the shoulder.
     
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    sorseress Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Me too! I won't even pierce my ears! Besides, I wouldn't ever want anything that permanent...I reserve the right to change my mind. :grin:
     
  10. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    If you end up not liking it anymore, just get a black box tattooed over it. It's what I did on my foot!
     
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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    What? even more engraving! :shock:

    J
     
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  14. Sharkdude

    Sharkdude Cuttlefish Registered

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    here's the finished product after a total of 6 hours under the needle:
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    I opted for sublte shading on the tentacles rather than detailed suckers.
     
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    olejason Larval Mass Registered

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    That looks really good. I like the shading. I think it compliments the tribal-esque patterns
     
  16. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Excellent work!
     
  17. Sharkdude

    Sharkdude Cuttlefish Registered

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    Thanks! Glad to share and potentially inspire other octo-inked designs!
     
  18. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Nice!


    Ooo - I don't think I ever posted mine. :grin:
     

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