Monday, November 7, 2016

My First Tattoo

For some time, Pandy had prepped me for the ink work that I wanted done and what to expect. She even assisted me with locations of shops I could go to and the artists she liked and also went to.

Lisha getting her tattoo.
Pandy and I waiting for the station to get set up


Her and I made our way to Metamorph Studios on the northside of town, inching through traffic. She made sure I wasn't hungry at all, and coached me one final time before we stepped foot inside.
In no time at all after entering the shop, I was sending over my idea to my first tattoo artist, Julian. And moments after that? I was trying to hold my excitement to fill in paperwork.

Lisha getting her tattoo.
Julian working on my arm

Soon enough, the letters became etched into my skin. It didn't hurt as much as I thought, and the finger tattoos ached in a few spots. Julian made the experience enjoyable, cracking jokes and even pulling a face for a picture.

Lisha getting her tattoo.
Serious pictures only, of course!

Pandy 



Thank you so much Pandy and Julian for my first tattoo session!
Lisha getting her tattoo.

Lisha getting her tattoo.

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Notes to keep in mind
・Find a reputable shop and avoid dinky little places. Infections and crappy art isn't worth it, and you get what you pay for.
・ This day and perhaps the day before as well is NOT the time to fast or forego meals. Getting a tattoo on an empty stomach can make the pain feel worse.
・ Make sure all spelling and line work is correct. No regerts on the work you want done!
・ Keep your tattoo clean and moisturized.

Share your favorite tattoo that you have or would like to get! I'd like to see! 

1 comment:

  1. I'm glad I could be part of your big day!!! Your tattoos look amazing!!!!

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