Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby Seaslave » Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:17 am

Thanks Gdog! I'm really happy with it. I thought she did a great job on the octo itself and incorporating the anchor into the drawing as well. All that shading is free hand as well. It wasn't on the original drawing/transfer so it was a pleasant surprise when I saw how well it turned out. I'm thinking about having her draw up a sleeve to go along with it that might include lingcod, wolf eel, grunt sculpin and maybe a couple of my favorite nudi's!

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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby Gdog » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:30 am

That actually looks badass!

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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby Seaslave » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:49 am

Teresa Lane at Sabbath Tattoo in Bellingham, WA. She drew mine totally custom from photos I've taken and a few pics I found on the web that I liked. She does amazingly realistic art work and very easy to work with. Check get out on Instagram.

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Took two sessions to complete.

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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby MariaT » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:46 pm

If you want to wait a little there will be this event in August: http://www.seattletattooexpo.com/ . There should be a lot of artists with their portfolios showing their skills and vision, you can talk to most of them right there at the expo too and see if you "click".

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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby jmartel » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:24 pm

My wife has had good experiences at Damask in Seattle. Hers was a whale shark, not an octopus though. Did not have a very good experience at Slave to the Needle.

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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby Scubie Doo » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:01 pm

I get all my work done with Jason Garza at flaming dragon in Tacoma. He has done a koi fish and some Polynesian honu for me. He is expensive and usually booked out about 1-2 months. But he does great work and is a great person.


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Re: Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby YellowEye » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:29 pm

Diver Jody up in Vancouver BC has dive tattoos... wolfeels and rockgreenling etc.

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Best dive tattoo shop in Seattle or Portland

Postby JJHACK » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:22 pm

Or anyplace in the PNW for that matter A one time thing is worth the travel time for me.

I think I may have gone over the edge here and decided to get a tatoo of an Octopus. Cost is not the highest priority, quality is. Who has done something for you, post a photo here. Especially if you have an octopus!


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