TAT My friend just tattoo'd me!!!1

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  1. atomlowe

    atomlowe meh....member

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    A friend of mine just opened her new studio and I had the pleasure of designing and inking a new tattoo. The first for me and after some time I knew what I wanted. Gave her a few reference pics and ideas and this is what we came out with. I decided to have it placed on my right calf.

    The chinese character is that of my family name...I'm a chinaman. I've normally seem most filled in in black but decided to reverse the color and in a sense have it ghosted in.


    The Bamboo has a few meanings though:

    Bamboo symbolizes the perfect one, the one who like the pliant but resilient trunk of the Bamboo, bends to the times, adapts themselves to society, but retains unaffected within themselves their moral character. It is said that the leaves of the bamboo droop because its inside, its heart, is empty, and so symbolizes modesty which is understood as equivalent to an empty heart. All in all bamboo has the characteristics of strength, ideality, modesty, nobility and gentleness.

    Anyways...love it.

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  2. Phantom Empress

    Phantom Empress mmmmmm tasty!!!

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    that's Beautiful.
    :cool:tatt
     
  3. pir8penguin

    pir8penguin Guest

    i really like it, really cool looking and a little different. props to the artist(s)
     
  4. DejaVooDoo

    DejaVooDoo *Jojo*

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    that's really unique...looks good, i like the reverse lettering.
     
  5. nukegoat

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    fuckin tight
     
  6. blindarrow

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    Very, very badass. :cool: x 11tybillion

    I also am diggin' all the thought you put behind it. That in itself is unusual, but :bigthumb: to you for it.

    :bowdown:
     
  7. ronin11

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    holy shit! that has to be one of the best tatoo's ive ever seen. i think its awesome. and mad propz to you for actually putting some thought into you're tattoo.
    congratulations.
     
  8. Imthatgirl

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    :bigthumb: that's an awesome tattoo!! It's original, meaningful, and not the typical dragon like most Chinese go for!
     
  9. atomlowe

    atomlowe meh....member

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    thanks for the comments everyone. I can't wait till its fully healed. I'm in the middle of designing another one right now.
     

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