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Skull tattoo

This tattoo belongs to my colleague, Ruth. She would greatly appreciate her custom tattoo remaining hers alone, thank you.

The design was delivered to Ruth in a dream and we worked together on design for several weeks to make it a reality! To make it realistic we photographed a real skull and real roses. I used warm and cold light for the photographs. Sounds easy but it took a lot of effort to find a nice looking skull in Dublin that we could use!

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Image details
Image size
441x800px 479.86 KB
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Focal Length
100 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Oct 1, 2009, 7:42:50 PM
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it's beautiful

Hi, I really like the tattoo it's coloring is great! i was wondering if i could ask you a huge favor? I've been looking everywhere for someone to draw up the tattoo that I've been wanting for so long. I haven't been able to find any single person to draw it for me and there are in tattoo shops in distance for me to go to. Once I get an actual design drawn i would love to take it to my nearest tattoo shop I've been searching for an artist to do this for me and with the talent of this tattoo i'd love for you guys to do it for me it would mean the world. Please get back to me.
XenaSlipjuice's avatar
Love the design on the skull!
TribalInkTattooz's avatar
Looks great dude a Facebook friend and colleague had alot of his prints taken and put on shitty merchandise and sold without even consent needless to say he was pissed
moctezoom's avatar
love the colors
8agatka9's avatar
Oh my God !!!! Fanatstic !!!!!
TheGreenSprite's avatar
that is a totally awesome tattoo.
tattoosbynazareth's avatar
Dude, does anyone else see an eye in the middle of the bottom rose? :) I dig this style.
Inferna's avatar
Probably one of the best sugar skull tattoos I have ever seen. It's original, beautifully shaded and I love the sparkling diamond on the forehead. The red and blue clash and compliment eachother at the same time and the smaller details on the skull are expertly done. Instant fave I LOVE this design :)
MadiMacabre's avatar
Ruth isn't Ruthless from LA INK is she? o;
Pully's avatar
very nice work ;) Look at this one please...

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eclipse-moment's avatar
i love the color choice. the shading on the nose of the skull is by far my favorite, the contours and slight glimmer of light make the skull more realistic. well done.
vinsanity68's avatar
gorgeous color work! just absolutely stunning!
MademoiselleCurieuse's avatar
The skull is perfect and so gorgeous *_* don't like the roses so much but that's only my opinion. the work is just pretty awesome, no question.
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The-Bails's avatar
This is amazing!
dreamssetufree's avatar
This is totally amazing!
T0N34's avatar
sick use of colors!
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