TAT Alex Grey tattoo..

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  1. DAD DICK

    DAD DICK MAKE AMERICA GROPE AGAIN OT Supporter

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    I didn't think it was possible until I found the tattoo section on his site. Alex Grey is the guy that does most of the artwork for Tool..check out his book Transfigurations if you haven't seen it. Anyway, there is a piece called "The Artists Hand" and I have an appointment this Thursday to get it started. It's a local shop called http://www.brainstormtattoo.com I will be having the work done by Tim Martin. This is my first tattoo but he says he can do it. I am a little nervous about the whole thing, since it's my first piece and it's a little more intricate than most tattoos that I've seen. Has anyone had anyhting like this done before?

    http://alexgrey.net

    Go to archive on the left and click tattoos on the right..here's the one I am getting.

    http://community.webshots.com/photo/118524452/2133920320033848760AKAwNI

    Please send me any input at all.
     
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    Paintballny New Member

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    Wow, thats a very intense piece of work. Hopefully the artist can do a good job.
     
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    dude, I think that's awesome..I was actually thinking about getting that exact same piece of art as a tattoo (but decided against it b/c of placement issues)

    I think it's badass and I love Grey's work :)

    I hope it turns out well for you and please update us with pics when you get it done, I'd love to see it
     
  4. DAD DICK

    DAD DICK MAKE AMERICA GROPE AGAIN OT Supporter

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    Thanks for the votes of confidence! I'm very eager to get started, I already have 2 more ideas after this one! Can you steer me towards some good stuff to look at online with complicated tats? I'm a newb. Just decided to do this about a week ago when I stumbled onto all the tats on Alex Grey's site.
     
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    Are you getting the entire picture? Or just the hand part?
     
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    Either way, looks awesome :cool: be sure to get pics.
     
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    Yeah i've seen him, some crazy colorful/detailed jazz for sure.
     
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    thats :cool: i was thinking about getting this
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    but i dont know how well it would turn out and i have to do some research for tattoo artists around md to see if i would trust anyone to do it.
     
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    holy shit :eek5:
     
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    DAD DICK MAKE AMERICA GROPE AGAIN OT Supporter

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    Seeing those is what led me to this one. I had no idea anyone could even do this type of stuff until a few days ago. I may be getting in over my head a little for a first tattoo but it'll be great no matter what.
     
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    Those are crazy.
     
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    agreed with everyone. that is nice ass work.
     
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    That leg sleeve is fucking badass.
     
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    wow... thats beautiful man, i'm a huuuge fan of alex grey
     
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    thats badass... :)
     
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    Appointment is in 3 hours!!! Woohoo!!!!

    Also my gf is going in 30 minutes to get a nice Saggitarius tat on her forearm..I'll take some pics :)
     
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    def. return with some pics... only if it is good :mamoru:
     
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    wow..that looks pretty good so far :)
     
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    so far so good!! I love Alex Grey, and had been contimplating some of his work as my next tat
     

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