Next tattoos!? Start off my "reef sleve"

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  1. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    So i already have a big tribal piece on my upper left arm (elbow up to sholder/chest/back)

    And i want to finish the sleve with some tribal reef life!

    The first pieces i was thinking about incorporating was a tribal crab, or a tribal lionfish!

    Anyone else got any ideas? Mb tribal shark?

    My favorite of the 3 design pics i have found is the crab, then the shark, then the lion.

    Gotta get someone to design me something ;) lol
     

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  3. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    oh and just so this can stay in the general reef section, here is part of my tribal i have, and my buddys 45gal marineland cube!
     

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  4. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    Really love this shark with all the other elements incorporated into it, but dont think i would have enough space to make it big enough to do it justice.
     

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  6. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    I want that one the most, but just dont like any of the designs i find! Get me one drawn up and ill go get it tonight! hahaha
     
  7. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    dude ive saved this pic for about 2 years. i will get it at some point but you should think about this one...
    Just make sure you have enough room or the tang police will be all over you lol
     

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  9. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    Ohh thats cool! I was thinking a predator sleve would be cool ;)
     
  10. diverdan

    diverdan Bangghai Cardinal

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    I'm not to big on the tribal but if I had to pick one that looks like it would suit you I would go with the shark. The crab looks like it has a heart in the middle and not that I don't like hearts (I have a couple traditional sacred hearts) it doesn't look like it would go with your other work. That my personal preference and observation.
    I myself am big into inkwork, I have 14 different pieces. Chest, stomach, back, sleeved arm, leg and back of neck. I looking into sleeping my left arm and doing it traditional underwater theme. I was thinking a krackin with a ghost pirate ship an just let the artist let their mind run free with it. I haven't gotten anything in a while and am looking for a good artist. I know there is plenty of artist in San Diego but I am real picking when it comes to what I will let someone do.
    Good luck on your decision. Let me know if there is anything that I can help with.
     
  11. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    Yeaa i agree i like the shark a lot! It does kinda fit my personality! lol and my gf is going to draw me up a lionfish!

    Here is my back piece, my gf has the same one but a lot smaller on the back of her neck. It means basically rebirth or like a "new start" for the way we found each other. The green is emerald for her birth stone.

    And a better pic of my tribal work. I want to get it completely redone. I was young and stupid and went to a ****ty artist, had just turned 18 and thought it was the cool thing to do. But these 2 pics are from 2 years ago.
     

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  12. reefer Bob

    reefer Bob Montipora Digitata

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    I like the angle of the shark on the wall. It's a cool view that you still know what it is. That tang is pretty sweet too. I've been wanting to do an angler fish or a reef style tat. But those will come later as I got plans for a partial sleeve I've been wanting to go with my 2 massive scars running along my left arm.