TAT question about my tat plans v.white in tattoos

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  1. Jesterkiller

    Jesterkiller ever dance with the devil in the pale moon light?

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    i dont know if anyone remembers, but i was planning on getting an Alex Ross Joker as my first tattoo.
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    after mentioning it to people, they told me not to do it based on the fact that it has a lot of white in it. i dont really understand if its that it wont show that well or that it will fade easily over time and ill have to go for touch ups more than usual. could someone please explain this better?
     
  2. MarshyTheKid

    MarshyTheKid New Member

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    Go to the tattoo artist you want to do it and sit down and talk to them about it.
     
  3. Buttons

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    White is mainly used for accents and highlights. Trying to do solid white on skin is VERY hard. You're looking through a few layers of skin so the white looks more 'creamy' and not as vibrant. With the white I have on myself, the more sun I got the more 'creamy' the white looked.
     
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    Just dont get white, have it flesh colored :dunno:
     
  5. Mr.Bojangles

    Mr.Bojangles New Member

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    Yea, i think with shaiding on the face and the green hair + red lips it will stand out, especially if yuo get kinda of a fade from dark to your skin around it... or you oculd always cover the face up and go tanning... then his face will be whiter than your skin lol
     
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    white does lose its luster after while. turns a lil yellow. u can always have it redone though. i have alot of white ink on my body,
     
  7. quadracer420

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    i hate white ink. My tat artisit has a stainless steel table and got a drop of white ink on it and it stained the steel, nothing will clean it off, it like ate the metal. i do have some white but id rather not get it.
     
  8. JubjubRSX

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    my dragon has some white in it....to be honest if i was to do it again i prob wouldnt of had the white just do the skin color instead it just doesnt really show enough to make it worth gettin...[​IMG]
     
  9. Jesterkiller

    Jesterkiller ever dance with the devil in the pale moon light?

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    thanks for the suggestions :)
     

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