I thought I should update my previous post about my tattoos. I did actually get that tattoo I mentioned and in the exact manner I described.
I did it again spontaneously. It happened almost the same way the first one did. At the same place too. Yonge Street Tattoos in Toronto. It was just over a year ago. I was downtown with a friend (different friend this time though) and we walked past and I said I wanted to go in to ask how much it would cost for that approximate tat. Turned out I would just get it done right then and there. It was kind of dumb that I did it that way though because I obviously didn’t have a reference material with me. So it’s in my own writing. But, in a way, that’s kind of cool. It has a few “glitches” in it which I meant to go get touched up, but as I said, it’s been over a year now.
Even though I really thought out the placement and everything, I still think this one ended up a little lower than I’d like. Oh well~ it’s still pretty cool, I think!
I already have my next planned out! If you know anything about me, you know I’m a huge Weezer fan ~ so what better than the flying W?!
If not just the =w=, then I would combine it somehow with this little guy from the Pinkerton cover (and famous woodblock print “Kambara Yoru no Yuki” by Hiroshige) to add a little originality. Or maybe the 2 separately? Who knows? I do know I want the =w= on my inner wrist but I was thinking the guy could go on my ankle or something. More planning necessary.
Another idea I had was getting the torii on my ankle. Just a small one, only like an inch square. Every tattoo means something or marks some milestone, right? So this would be my reward for finally going to Japan.
I mentioned in the other post that I was thinking about getting the kanji for loyalty as a tramp stamp. I think I’ve got enough kanji for now! I used to be a big fan of Miami Ink and Chris Garver’s work. I thought it would be awesome if Jay and I could take a trip down there and get him to do an artful piece for me. I like the symbolism of the lotus. You know~ beauty growing out of crap. I thought I would like a realistic style lotus with a stem with a greenish black quagmire (I mean cess pool… IDK if quagmire is the right word… I just thought it would be my only opportunity to use it in a sentence!) swirling around the stem. But, I promised myself I would rise above my shortcomings before doing it. Or else the symbolism is lost. It’ll be my reward. I’m almost there~
(originally posted to wohngsikneuih)