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    Quote Originally Posted by sick among the pure View Post

    less than 24 hours old, on left forearm.

    Figured this would be the best place to ask. This was my last tattoo, for The Fragile, on my left arm. I am going to pair it with a tattoo done in the same style for The Downward Spiral on my right arm. I had initially decided on a partially curled millipede (mimicking the cover of Closer to God) but recently thought that maybe I should instead have a moth since that's the artwork for the actual album rather than a single from that era.
    I know this is probably being way more picky than I should be, but if anyone's going to understand it would be NIN fans who also get tattoos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sick among the pure View Post
    Figured this would be the best place to ask. This was my last tattoo, for The Fragile, on my left arm. I am going to pair it with a tattoo done in the same style for The Downward Spiral on my right arm. I had initially decided on a partially curled millipede (mimicking the cover of Closer to God) but recently thought that maybe I should instead have a moth since that's the artwork for the actual album rather than a single from that era.
    I know this is probably being way more picky than I should be, but if anyone's going to understand it would be NIN fans who also get tattoos.
    since the millipede appears on multiple halos from that period (including the disc of TDS) i would say it's era-specific and perfect. while i like the moth, you would have to make it gigantic (in comparison to the flower) to have it even remotely match, and that might look a bit odd. it's also nowhere near as iconic of an image.

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    got this a couple weeks ago, as always, designed & tattooed by Allie Sider at logan square tattoo in chicago
    i just...really like mazes

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    got this yesterday


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    mermaid tattoo by my usual artist, allie sider, at logan square tattoo in chicago
    got this last week. my mom got a matching one (though smaller and with less detail). was nice to do something like that together.

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    Goddamn @scotty 79 , the woman's face is especially stunning. and, that's REALLY badass, @eversonpoe , that you and your mom got matching ink.

    as for me, I'm fucking 39, with all sorts of ideas for tattoos, but i still don't have any. i sure might get one, though, next time i go to Denver

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    Now that I'm getting some funds saved up I'm thinking is time for some new ink.

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    Realized I hadn't yet posted the progress shot of my back. Only another 3 three hour sits and it should be banged out. Never get tattooed on your sides, fml.


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    Update: Finally done! Six three hour sessions over eight weeks.

    Last edited by october_midnight; 12-24-2019 at 10:24 AM.

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