Women Do it Better! by Jesus Lopez

Here’s a re-blog my honey wrote about me over on our shop blog, CBT Studios that will hopefully answer that question everyone asks me: “Have you ever tattooed yourself?” The answer is, as you can see, yes. However, the spots on my leopard and a tiny Sanskrit word on my finger are the only instances because honestly, why do it myself when I work (and live, in one case) with so many talented people?

… And our very own Kristyn is proof of it as she tattooed part of her very own tattoo. I had to get up for a minute to grab something and to my surprise she started doing the tattoo herself. Claiming that it “hurt less” than when I was tattooing her, I had to sit there and press the foot pedal as she tattooed the teal spots in her pink leopard. And then she reluctantly let me take over again and I finished tattooing her. She still believes the tattoo only looks as good as it does because of her. You can check out the finished piece here.

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About Kristyn Michele Bat

Teacher, tattooer, artist.

3 comments

  1. Probably hurt less because it gave you something to focus on. Maybe when I come to get colored in I’ll bring something easy to crochet.

  2. The distraction is DEFINITELY one of the reasons I think it hurt less. It has to be something really mind-consuming (harder than watching a movie, that didn’t help me much) but not too difficult (easier than drawing) I think knitting or crocheting might be perfect, as long as it’s a leg tattoo! ! 😀 Someone needs to teach me…

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