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End of the first year with tattooing

 End of the first year with tattooing I just want to start off by saying that today is the one year anniversary of me starting to tattoo! I tattooed my first "client" out in Hawaii last year on this day. Kinda weird that it went by as fast as it did.... I'm very happy to be finally doing what I've worked so hard for, and I plan on doing this for the rest of my life. So in honor of this, I figured the first image should be this cupcake I started last night on a friend. She just turned 21 (in case you can't read) haha so I gave her this as a bday gift. It went in her inner arm and we unfortunately didn't get to finish it, which is ok... I want to see how it heals up and make any adjustments to the color once it's healed, and add some more detail to the sprinkles. Tried my hand at some realism, hopefully i'll get more opportunities like this one. Kudos to Lauren! I'll post better pics once it's done.  This was an interesting one. She wa

New Year 2014 tattoos, New challenges

New Year 2014 tattoos  I know it's been a LONG time since I've posted on here, but there's a good reason... I FINALLY made it overseas!!! The end of 2013 marked a life changing year for me. Tattooing has taken over my life more than ever. It's exciting to finally be able to support myself with my artwork, however finding the perfect balance between work and at home has been the most challenging. I am still working out the kinks in my workaholic-ism, with the help of my oh so supportive family and coworkers and friends. And now for my trip! I spent the first two weeks of my adventures in Sydney, Australia and Melbourne. In Sydney I worked at Tony Cohen's Illustrated Man Tattoo. This shop was super busy and really fun! This tattoo on the left was the first larger custom piece I had the pleasure of working on. I stepped out of my comfort zone with this one, working on my polynesian and trying to be as accomodating as I can to my clients. This was his first tattoo