colors for dark skin

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drrtyangel87
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colors for dark skin

Post by drrtyangel87 » Mon Mar 07, 2005 5:54 pm

I want to get a small 1.5 by 1.5 inch tattoo of a pair of angels wings. i want to have the wings shaded in with white and baby blue. im black and

my skins a chocolatey color. i was wondering if getting colors would be a problem. will it fade really quickly? what colors should i avoid ? thanks to all responders!

voodoo
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Post by voodoo » Sat Mar 12, 2005 2:15 am

go down and talk to an artist-they will tell u what colors will show up on your skin!

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Post by modifaerie » Sat Mar 12, 2005 10:16 am

i agree...the best person to answer this would be the tattoo artist you plan on having do your tattoo.

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Post by Inkpacker » Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:20 am

All artiststs are different, some may install inkdifferently,have some new "needle" or whatever so look at portfolios and then make your desision on who has the honor of Tattooing you.

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Post by Tattude » Wed Apr 20, 2005 4:46 am

The darker the skin the harder it is to get light colors to stay.

If you’re a Chocolate color, then dark would be your best bet.

I've seen RED stick but it didn't look to good.

White and blue will NOT stay...

If white would stick every African American that has tats would get white tribal and/or words instead of black.

An artist can make those Angel Wings you’re talking about with Black and make it look GOOD.

Color is nice but wouldn't turn out like you might think or like.

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