Thursday, June 4, 2009

clippings

I just want to thank all of you who helped out with my last post or sent links to me via e-mail. Every single one of you helped greatly and I can't thank you enough.

I met with an old friend on Tuesday night to discuss a new tattoo idea, and in case you were wondering, that's what the botanical drawings are for. I'm starting my left sleeve, finally, and I'm so excited about it I could scream! I showed him some ideas I had based on drawings from the mid 1500s and late 1700s. I like the idea of antiquated imagery translated onto my skin. Conveniently enough, he pulled this book down from the shelf that had every flower I was looking for, drawn in the exact way I was trying to describe. Awesome luck, eh? Anyway, he's working some designs out now and I'm eagerly awaiting a call back so we can get this ball rolling! It's been far too long, and if you have tattoos, you know how addictive this can be. It's about time I got back into that chair.

3 comments:

Elisabeth said...

Dover books are awesome! I have quite a collection of them myself. :)
I'm so excited for you & your upcoming tattoo!!! :D

Good Girls Studio said...

very cool! can't wait to see how it turns out!

kim said...

yay! you must be so excited. i LOVE the idea of the botanical drawings, i have a few pages from some old books that i've framed to hang as art, but i never would've though about using the images for tattoo design. that's so original! i cant wait to see. and i know what you mean about addicting..the only thing keeping me from getting a third tattoo is money! keep us updated!