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Religious sleeve

Religious sleeve by Martien. The polynesian tattoo was already there.
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Catloverof1's avatar
Usually I don't like full length tattoos but this arrangement is beautiful
Good job. F.y.I. For the people talking about Christianity and tattoos, here is a good article to read regarding it. Food for though. Click the link.

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I wonder how this sort of thing jives with the whole biblical pronouncement against making marks/tattoos on your flesh? It's like ordering a coke for your wife, at dinner, when she's made it clear she doesn't like soda. That kind of disregard never goes over really well.
From an artistic standpoint (which is, I realize, the context of your image here on DA) the line work and depth of field reads very well, especially considering the added challenge of working around a pre-existing tattoo.
grayfriar's avatar
Actually the biblical context of Leviticus speaks to tattoos for the dead! Atleast that's my understanding.
The part in Leviticus that talks about the marks on your body/flesh goes on to describe that of desanctifing your body for satanic worship. I have definately read alot of articles about the topic cause i wanted to get God-honoring tattoos. Your body is a temple, but if it glorifies God, who is to say you cant decorate the walls?
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