Decisions, decisions..

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MthaFuknGreen

Green on the scene.
im gonna be getting another tattoo soon, its a sage francis inspired tattoo. as you can see from the pictures below, itll say escape artist. i want some opinions on the fonts.. the ones squared in red i really like, the ones in blue i kinda like. im also trying to decide where i want it. i was thinking right below the colar on the back of my neck, but eventually i want to get a huge sublime sun thats going to basically cover my whole back and i dont want to have to comprimise a far more pricey tattoo with a cheap small one..
EscapeArtistA-M2.jpg

EscapeArtistN-Z2.jpg


opinions? thoughts?
im actually need more help with deciding where to put it..
 

BigJ

I'm just about that action Boss.
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I'm not a huge fan of tats on the neck. Personally I have one across my upper back. But I try to keep things professional. Like neck and forearms up, I don't have.

Hey if it doesn't matter in your line of work. Go for it.
 

MthaFuknGreen

Green on the scene.
nooooo!!!
:(
do you know how long it took me to put those together!?
lol
i tried to just save the pictures straight from the website, but for some reason they just wouldnt work.. so i had to take a screen shot of every one that i liked, paste it in paint, cut out the piece that i want and paste it in another paint.

what would you suggest? i want something somewhat ellegant, but not too serious.
kind of intricate but not too intense.
I'm not a huge fan of tats on the neck. Personally I have one across my upper back. But I try to keep things professional. Like neck and forearms up, I don't have.

Hey if it doesn't matter in your line of work. Go for it.
well, thats what im saying.. like my upper back, a little below where my collar on my shirt would be. and i have tats on both of my hands, a tattoo on the back of my neck would be the least of my worries. lol
 

AHHVTEC

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well when i got my last tattoo a few months ago, i went on that site and i got stir crazy with all the options i had, so i just went up to the tattoo shop and told the man what i wanted and he free handed it right there. and it was perfect its like he read my mind
 

MthaFuknGreen

Green on the scene.
lol
im gonna have my friend do it.
its kinda funny because i did his first tattoos on him, now hes like a professional tattooist.
i just gotsta buy needles.

what fonts would you suggest?
i really dont wanna go through a whole nother alphabet with like 30 fonts per letter again..
 

BigJ

I'm just about that action Boss.
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I guess I don't trust shit like that.





I went down to Slave to The Needle (one of the best around) and got my first one done. I paid bookoo bucks but it is perfect.

Edit: Shit I was on the waiting list for 4 months.
 

B16RacerN2NR

Working Hard
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See if you can get it done as an ambigram.

Ambigram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
That's gonna be real hard especially with these two words. I've actually looked into the life/death one but i'm waiting till I establish my career because I plan on putting it in a very visible location.

To the OP, you seem to like the scratchy/scribble type fonts so i'd suggest seeing how the words look using the chicken scratch font

Like this:
chicken_scratch.png

They have different varieties of this font but I like this one the best.


As for placement, how about the back of the arm above the elbow? It'll allow you to still have it covered with a t-shirt. Escape on your left arm and artist on the right arm. :shrug2: just throwing out ideas.
 

MthaFuknGreen

Green on the scene.
That's gonna be real hard especially with these two words. I've actually looked into the life/death one but i'm waiting till I establish my career because I plan on putting it in a very visible location.

To the OP, you seem to like the scratchy/scribble type fonts so i'd suggest seeing how the words look using the chicken scratch font

Like this:
chicken_scratch.png

They have different varieties of this font but I like this one the best.


As for placement, how about the back of the arm above the elbow? It'll allow you to still have it covered with a t-shirt. Escape on your left arm and artist on the right arm. :shrug2: just throwing out ideas.

youre right, i do like the chicken scratch kinda font, but i think i want something a little cleaner looking.
and as for putting it behind my arm, my triceps arent that big anymore.
:ph34r:

i was actually trying to decide between doing the escape artist one and life is just a lie with an f in it. ill probably end up doing both though.
LifeA-M.jpg

LifeN-Z.jpg
 
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