4th session of my backpiece down, one more to go!! :yell2:

cw: naked back & booty!


the funniest part of this process has been that every time i finished a session and shared pics someone would say “omg congrats on being finished!”

there are even like 3 ppl that have told me that more than once! but nobody who’s a tattooer or in the scene has said it; i think that pinterest has convinced ppl that linework alone is a finished piece and i’m just here to advocate for shading and fill. tattoos are better with shading. plz believe me.

never 2 late to go finish a tattoo either. no shame. go get that 2nd session, ur skin deserves it.

@bee even a simple black and grey looks amazing compared to just lineart. i think there are some cases where a lineart tattoo is fine enough but it depends mostly on art style. aside from tiny quarter sized flash pieces i can’t think of a reason to not get black and grey at the very least

@bee i don’t mean “at the very least” as in its lesser than color tho, to clarify lol

@shade haha no totally. but again! i feel like the artist brain naturally views just lineart as “unfinished” but there’s been this minimalism/pinterest movement that’s pushed no shading or fill as stylish.

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