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10 April 2013 @ 12:36 pm
My tattoo is finally finished!!!  
There's still a little touch-up to do on the cross and his claws but my dragon is finished!

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Isn't he GORGEOUS???  His name is Neartu which is Gaelic for strengthen (I hope LOL).
 
 
 
alba: Blue dooralba17 on April 10th, 2013 08:23 pm (UTC)
Wow! That is really gorgeous. Beautiful design and detail. When you say "finally," how many sessions or hours did it take?
bookwrm89bookwrm89 on April 11th, 2013 12:18 am (UTC)
Thank you! It was 4 sessions of 3+ hours each except for last night's, which was only 2 hours.
Alexiel: stellarshinya_diey on April 10th, 2013 08:33 pm (UTC)
Really nice ^^
I'd like to have a tattoo as well, unfortunately so far I did not find design I'd like -_- How long did it take you to find and decide you want this dragon and not something else?
bookwrm89bookwrm89 on April 11th, 2013 12:19 am (UTC)
It took about a year to decide on the design. I knew I wanted a Celtic cross with a dragon, it was just finding one that I really liked.
milady_dragonmilady_dragon on April 10th, 2013 09:09 pm (UTC)
Wow, that is amazing!
bookwrm89bookwrm89 on April 11th, 2013 12:20 am (UTC)
Thank you! I briefly thought about naming him Ianto but.... LOL
thrace_adams: Charmed Shinythrace_adams on April 10th, 2013 10:48 pm (UTC)
OH wow, that is really gorgeous work! The coloring is lovely. And I love the meaning <3333
bookwrm89bookwrm89 on April 11th, 2013 12:21 am (UTC)
Thank you! My tattoo artist does beautiful artwork.
moonfireficmoonfirefic on April 11th, 2013 12:14 am (UTC)
Wow thats really gorgeous!
Did you go somewhere local? Curious as I want to add onto my backpiece and finding artists who do knotwork well is hard.
bookwrm89bookwrm89 on April 11th, 2013 12:25 am (UTC)
She's a friend of ours that has a small shop in her house here in Everett. She is really good, though, and everything is very sanitary.
The knotwork on the cross was mostly free-hand since the pattern that she put on my skin to follow started to rub off LOL I'm getting a couple more done this summer that have knotwork as well. Her rates are really reasonable too - $75 an hour.
Stacey: janto heartgeekslave on April 11th, 2013 03:50 am (UTC)
Wow, that looks really cool!

Stacey