The Apprentice

🧩 Some of my puzzle pieces to creating a dragon tattoo. These were from watching @tonyhu_chronicink’s Ink Workshop 🐉 ...

🦁 Oh I just can’t wait to be king! 🎶

This is some fake skin I tattooed today.
I tried my best to wipe the ink off...
Not perfect, but I’m posting this as a reminder of the day I feel I learned how to not ride the tube. 😂 🪡
#tattooapprentice #fakeskin #blvcklotvstattoo #disney #lionking #simba #mufasa #🦁
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Medusa sculpture drawing 🐍

I’m trying to learn how to turn up contrast in my drawings. I don’t normally draw like this because I’m used to drawing & painting more realistically, & there isn’t high contrast in real life unless you have the right lighting. ☀️ I tried 😬

#tattooapprentice #graphitedrawing #medusa #🐍🐍🐍
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Silly free hand things. This is the second time I got to use a tattoo machine.
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Thank you @dizzydoan for letting me borrow your machine & station 😄

#tattooapprentice #forevermood #lisasimpson #freehand #blvcklotvstattoo
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This is my first original #koifish design.

Thank you @dizzydoan for teaching me this style.
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#graphite #koi #tattoodesign #lotusflower #blvcklotvstattoo
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Week 3 of my tattoo apprenticeship at @blvcklotvstattoo. This is my first traditional Japanese tattoo design.

Thank you @jarjar_inks for teaching me. 🙏🏽
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#traditionaljapanesetattoo #tattooapprentice #snake #fingerwaves #blacklotus
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I would like to paint more portraits! 🎨
Here is an oil painting I made commissioned for a gift for @steffsterrr from @rhinotheplug of their son 🎁

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#oilpainting #painting #potraitpainting #paintingoftheday #gamblinoils #gamblin #oilpaint #art
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✨ I just got home from my first day as a tattoo apprentice. ✨

I was going to wait to talk about this, but there really isn’t a point in waiting & @jarjar_inks told me I have to post assignment updates in my stories so you all would have figured it out anyway. Haha

I guess.. save some room on your bods for me. 🤍🩸

P.s. Sorry if it bugs any of you that my name isn’t capitalized 😂
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