Thursday, September 15, 2011

Rock Star Tattoo in Milwaukee

Here it is......... Yup, got me some ink.

We met Brock a few years back when we were in Milwaukee on a motorcycle trip. Long story on how that came to be.

In a nut shell....... Andrew was tattooed by him then.

Turned out great.

Ashley was tattooing a client and the client was using a 'Boobie" squeeze ball to help ease the pain. From my perspective it was hysterical so I asked to grab a pic.

Here is the finished product. The best thing about it is that it is covering a tattoo that I got over 10 years ago. It was a faded Celtic sun that was poorly executed. The swirl to the left of the koi is where it was. Look closely..............

It attaches to one I got a couple years ago (lower right).

This one hurt so freaking much a bunch. I was in the chair for 4.5 hours. It was a piece that should have been done over 2 sessions........ I don't get to Milwaukee very often so it had to be done all at once.

I am glad I got it done..... but it may be a while before I get another...... Maybe?!

What kind of tattoo experiences have you, or someone you know, had?

Gotta run.


Jen Feeny said...

That's gorgeous! It def looks worth the pain and the colors are brillant! I so need to do a cover up on an old tattoo but I really don't want to spend the time or money even though every time I even so much as think of it I wish it wasn't there. Removal is out of the question so why do I keep putting off the cover up? You may have just convinced me to get to thinking...

KovasP said...

Always good to find a good artist. My first tattoo was by the Reverend Mad Jack here in Chicago, a North Coast eagle and salmon.

juli said...

Very nice!!!

Fruit Fly said...

Wow! That is some serious work and very colorful, I like it! That is forever to sit in the chair though. Yikes! I had my tattoo done in 1997 and took all of about 10 minutes. It is just a simple like in the shape of one Mr. Mickey Mouse, about the size of a quarter and two dimes. That was enough pain for me!

Matty O said...

Your tattoo artist was sporting Nike Frees ? haha.

Looks really awesome, love the brilliant colors!

I want to get an Mdot tattoo above my ankle, nothing huge, just a constant reminder of my journey.

Unknown said...

Go for it Morgan!!!!!

Kolas: I'll check out " the Reverend"......... Maybe next time I'm in Chicago?

Thanks Juli :)

Fruit Fly....... Hoping I'll forget about the pain soon ;-)

Have fun getting your tat Matty O.

northernbliss said...

Niiiiice. I bet that took away the pain from your feet or are they better now? Did Andrew get any new tats?

financecupcake said...

Awesome tattoo!!! The fish looks amazing.

I started getting ink at 16. My mom's boyfriend's friend did my second tattoo in his kitchen. It was the sixth he'd ever done. A few years later I went to a new shop with my little sister for tattoo #7, and the guy freaked out when he saw one of my tattoos - it turns out he was the kitchen tattoo artist! Kind of nice to know he went on to work in a shop. :) I haven't been tattooed in over three years now, and I miss it.

Big Daddy Diesel said...

I like it

The best (boring and not that great) story about tats is when a friend wanted to get his name across his back, he asked if I would come along and video tape it, he cried like a sissy over the pain and told me to stop recording, which I didnt.

Derek said...

Just love the tattoo and it has some great color! It's nice to find an artist that you like and does a great job. I've got 10 tats and a piercing and ready to get another one next month.

Anonymous said...

I wore socks and sandals on your wedding day to cover my first tat from my dad...had been doing so all summer. Your wedding was also the day my dad found out about my tattoo....oh brotherly love!!! I love all your tats stacey! shelley

Sarah Grecco said...

First of all I must say I LOVE Milwaukee! Just went for the first time this year and thought it was the coolest town. The people are stylish and the coffee shops were lively.

Great tattoo! You're a ROCKSTAR!

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