Hello, everyone! I just got my pen machine a week ago. I've been practicing on fake skin and I've used a couple of cartridges. I discard them when I feel they are losing edge and my lines are getting choppy, but I'd like to know how long do they really last if I use them for practice.
I’ve spoken to a butcher who says he supplies specially prepared pig skin. He cures it, dry’s it out, cleans it and says it’s much better to tattoo on as more flexible and better resembles human skin. Also lasts longer, doesn’t smell etc.
he’s charging £25 for 14inch square sheets which...
Hello everyone, hope you all good and healthly ;)
Done with xion, many variation of carts, tiger(Work in progress) skull done with 13M bugpin 7CM and 3rl
cherries done on low volts 5-6, (didnt bother to wipe stencil away) also i used 7CM and 3RL. My first attemps to do more realistic things ;)...
Am I doing something wrong? I'm using some practice skin and have just started learning and practicing but the skin I'm using is getting really stained... am I using too much ink? Am I wiping incorrectly? Should I be using vaseline on practice skin?
Thank you for the support
Hello people :) this one I've done 8 days ago and I'm guessing few more and can go back to do some more dot shading. It took around 3h, Xion pen machine, done with 9 RL and 3 tight rl, intenze lining black, taking my time as always. Few spots I wish to do better but she is very happy how its...
Hi guys, here is photos of a line work exercise I did on a grapefruit. I'd appreciate some helpful feedback. (Please no comments like "quit".. I want useful feedback)
I will post a photo of the shading later. Thanks:)
Hi everyone, thought id introduce myself. Im Anna, 25 from uk. I have joined this site to check in with other tattooing folk. After training in tattooing and have done a few pieces on people to start off, I realised I need to talk with other practitioners to perhaps pick up tips and learn some...
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