Wednesday, December 5, 2012

she believed she could....

hey wonderful people!
i was pleasantly surprised this weekend to receive an email from one of my clients...remember this tattoo design?
my original drawing
the finished piece done by sam at mermaids tattoo 
well, she finally got it and i love how it turned out! i love when clients send me pictures!! sam, my tattoo artist, actually did it and she did a wonderful job! i know she had wanted color and i typically charge extra for that so i just did the line drawing. for clients, i like just doing the line work because it allows the tattoo artist to make it their own. it is also fun to see what they add to my designs. i can't wait though to do my very first design on my first paying client, oh what an amazing day that will be!

reading this quote really hits home for me and it sheds a new light for me...it makes me so happy...if i could tell anyone a bit of advice, its to follow your dreams and believe in yourself 100%.

have a great day!
xo,
cb

21 comments:

  1. I love love love love LOVE this design! The bird is gorgeous - the colours are beautiful and the quote is wonderful. How could anyone not feel happy looking at this!? Gorgeous work, cb!

    Sarah xxx

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  2. It looks beautiful! Congratulations on another lovely design. I recently found out a girl I work with is interested in doing tattoos and I shared your story with her and I think it really inspired her. she's very young and needed some extra encouragement. you're inspiring people you don't even know, because you're just that awesome :)

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  3. This must be such a cool feeling for you!! Something you designed is on someone else forever - so neat!! I'm so envious that tattooing and being a wicked artist is your passion, I always thought it'd be such a neat job!

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  4. Your design work is amazing! If I ever get over my intense dislike of needles I will contact you for a design :) I just love seeing your work.

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  5. Wow that turned out so beautifully!!! I love the color, and you're right that quote is so perfect for what you've been doing. Her timing was good sending that to you :)

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  6. Oh my goodness! That bird is perfect! I love it!!!

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  7. I loved this design when I first saw it and to see it in color and finished is so amazing! Congrats :)

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  8. Oh EM Gee!!!! Cristie! That looks fantastic on! Your art is awesome!

    I totally love that quote.

    I can't wait until you can show off more of your art and the tattoos that result from it!

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  9. It's looks wonderful and turned out great. Can't wait to see you do a big piece like this!

    xo Amber P.
    http://theowlsden.blogspot.com

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  10. that is awesome! & i really love that sentiment.

    -erin

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  11. Eep, it's so pretty!
    I am currently holding a giveaway on my blog featuring Allie from Sleepy Northwest :) Come and enter! xox

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  12. Wow that came out so wonderfully! I really love it!

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  13. Cristie, it's soooo beautiful! how amazing it must be to see your artwork transcend itself and come alive on the skin this way. often, the most profound messages come in small prose like this and the words you chose are incredibly meaningful. Sam's colors are lovely too - great collabz by all!! ♥

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  14. WOW! That looks amazing on her, you should be really proud!

    xo L

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  15. Oh it turned out so awesome! You made an awesome design! xo

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  16. thats a great design, and the quote is soooo true!

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  17. beautiful!! I love this quote too :)

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  18. I soooo need to follow this piece of advice! Your design looks fantastic, and I love the bright colours they went with xox

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  19. that really is a great quote, so inspiring but not so cheesy. i loved seeing your drawing so it's extra fun to see it tatooed. the colors look awesome & that's really cool how you work w/ clients to do the lines for color. in no time you'll be tatooing on your own design : )
    http://dusanabotswana.com/

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thanks for commenting! it fills me with joy that you have taken the time to stop by!
xo,
cb