Having a tattoo is not as simple as you want it. It is not like buying a candy or watching some movie. You have to plan– get some bit of knowledge about the piece you want. You need to put some passion on it. Don’t just turn on the computer and search for the pre-made tattoos, or stare on a Tattoo magazines. — and then what?… you’ll find something “cool” in your eye and you’ll rush on a tattoo shop and get inked?! Come on… give your skin some respect. Once the point and inked press on it, you cannot backout– IT’S PERMANENT!
I have met so many inked people. Some are really passionate about their tats. When you asked them, they’ll tell you a STORY on how, when and why. It was so inspiring and their tats…. oh my, BEAUTIFUL! you might say.
Model: Kori Santos
Inked by: Lou Jason Fausto – Philippines
Model: Andrei Gonzales
Inked by: Art Flores -Philippines
Some people that I’ve met, when I asked them… they answered..
“Libre gawa ng tropa- (it’s free, my friend made it!)”.
—- Duh! is that what you want..? tolerating the pain just for nothing. You couldn’t even explained what was in your skin?!
If you really want to get inked, try these tips:
Ask yourself the “W’s questions” — WHAT, WHY, WHERE, WHEN and WHO.
What – what piece you really want to. What kind and the meaning of it.
Why – why you want to get inked, is there any significance on it. Why you choose that design?
Where – where do you want to get inked. What part of your body . Do you want it to be hidden or expose.
When – take some time to think about it. Do it when you’re ready, physically, mentally and of course financially.
Who – you have to be very careful who will touch your precious skin. is he / she really skilled artist. Does he / she uses the right stuff. His/ her working area, is it comfortable and clean.
These tips doesn’t make you meticulous, since you want to enhance your appearance well it means you’re just being wise and for you to have a GREAT STORY to tell them.