In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

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In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by LifeIsAboutLove! » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:05 pm

For ages I've wanted a Frank tattoo however I dont want one that everyone else has got, I love the lyrics 'Life is about love, last minutes and lost evenings, About fire in our bellies and furtive little feelings, And the aching amplitudes that set our needles all a-flickering, And help us with remembering that the only thing that's left to do is live' and i was wondering if anyone had any ideas of how i could have part of these lyrics as a tattoo but not just as writing, maybe a picture or border or something along those lines. Any sugestions are very welcome!
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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by moomin » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:30 pm

its a little hard when I don't know you, have no idea what you like dislike or desire, what you find attractive and what you find hideous.
My suggestion would be to look around at various designs in your life you really connect with, then see which would relate to the lyrics and which would look good as a tat and which you would want on your body for the rest of your life.
I have been thinking on my next tat for about a year, I have played with several different designs and finally have hit on something more simple, now I just need the money to do it.

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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by LifeIsAboutLove! » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:32 pm

Yeah i see the problem but thank you for the advice, i'll keep looking around and wont rush into it
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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by LifeIsAboutLove! » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:32 pm

and good luck with your tat!
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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by Tomasz » Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:17 pm

LifeIsAboutLove! wrote:I dont want one that everyone else has got, I love the lyrics 'Life is about love, last minutes and lost evenings
That's a popular tattoo lyric :s
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Post by LifeIsAboutLove! » Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:22 pm

I know :/ that's why it's such a problem and that's also why I wanted to put a twist on it, I just can't think what.
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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by marowak » Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:19 pm

i have toyed with the idea of a frank inspired tattoo for ages - but always feel odd with it.

however i think i have settled on one i may get later this year.
06 06.3 08.8
07 04.4 11.5 17.5 08.6 10.11
08 28.3 21.04 13.6 06.7 06.9
09 11.1 06.2 21.4 10.10 29.10
10 23.3 16.7 12.12
11 12.2 12.5 30.5 27.11
12 13.4 28.11 28.12x2
13 10.1 24.6 11.7 12.7
14 12.2 13.2 14.9 17.12
15 29.1 02.2 13.8 7.11
16 10.12 12.12

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In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by Helium » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:14 pm

I have some of Frank's lyrics across the top of my back and it's without a doubt my favourite tattoo. I thought I'd gone with something a little more obscure but have since seen someone else with the same lyric in the same place...
10: 18/03, 27/08, 04/12, 31/12
11: 17/2, 21/4, 13/5 16/5, 7/7, 26/8 (x2), 24/11, 26/11, 27/11
12: 13/4, 7/7, 12/11, 13/11, 17/11
13: 17/4, 19/4, 11/7, 12/7
14: 7/2, 9/2, 12/2, 28/9
15: 24/3, 27/8, 15/11, 23/11
16: 23/11, 13/12, 15/12
18: 8/5, 13/5

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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by anotherexcuse » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:10 pm

I quite like browsing the albums on his facebook page, there are some very good examples there (and some terrible ones too...).

I want to get the quote "I'm building bonfires of my vanities and doubts" but still need to figure out where to get it and what font.

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Post by TheOneWorthLeaving » Sat May 19, 2012 10:28 pm

To be honest, if you need to ask other people what to get, you probably shouldn't get one right now.

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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by rockabillygirl » Fri May 25, 2012 1:22 am

I brought the lyrics to I am disappeared to my tattoo artist and he drew up a design from key words in the song and its gorgeous and not like anyones else but you have to have a good artist you trust

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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by tenaciousdazz » Sat May 26, 2012 9:32 pm

Did something similar, took a whole bunch of stuff to an artist and said 'this is the space I want to use on my back, put something together using any of this' and the only thing I said I definitely wanted in it was the chorus lyrics of I Still Believe. I chose those words because I think that they (in fact that whole song) sum up my feelings about music perfectly. My advice is if you want to use lyrics pick some that have some significance to you and your life.
24/08/07, 14/09/07, 22/08/08, 10/12/08, 07/06/09, 30/08/09, 17/10/09, 15/03/10, 26/08/10, 03/12/10, 31/12/10, 09/05/11, 07/07/11, 06/08/11, 26/11/11, 07/07/12, 17/08/12, 17/11/12.
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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by Gerry » Sun May 27, 2012 3:17 pm

I got Frank to sign my arm in the same place on two consecutive occasions with the intention of getting it tattooed over.

I never did in the end.
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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by bobbyrooney » Tue May 29, 2012 8:16 pm

It's my intention to take the guitar and birds from Poetry of the Deed, with the two banners on it, and personalise it from there, in a way your 'personalisation' makes it unique and special, so that's what i'll be getting, i wont do it until next year mind, with Car Insurance and various other shit to pay for, namely frank shows, but if i still want it in Jan, it's 18 months since i thought it up and it's what i'll be getting!

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Re: In Need Of First Ink Ideas!

Post by ToTheWest » Tue May 29, 2012 11:54 pm

TheOneWorthLeaving wrote:To be honest, if you need to ask other people what to get, you probably shouldn't get one right now.
^ Uh, what s/he said. ^

However, be aware that, whatever you come up with, a good artist can modify it to make it even better than you imagined (assuming that, like me, you're not an artist). It's gonna be on your body forever; no need to rush it...
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