Sorry, but that is the only phrase for it. What an amazingly Holy moment. So very great and wonderful and a tad painful, but WELL worth it. It doesn't even hurt now. I can handle momentary stinging, it is long-term throbbing that gets me down and the tattoo has caused no throbbing.
Photo Essay today, narrative essay tomorrow.
A blank canvas... (with pretty pink toenails - huh?)
First, the stencil. This part didn't hurt.
Then the needle... um yeah, that stung a bit but it really wasn't that bad.
The outlining is complete.
Then came the color:
Yes, the middle letter is still a bit flat on the bottom but we liked the edgier look to the angles.