I had the pleasure of meeting up with Todd Beck today to continue my sleeve. He completed two tattoos! The racer is our final Offering to the God of Speed as the sleeve itself is missing only one final piece on my shoulder with the remainder being filled in the next few weeks. In the meantime, I need to extend my deepest apologies to Todd as I failed him today when it came to doing the piece on my chest.
Work In Progress Thanks To My Ticklish Nipple Area :-(
Having had completed my left arm and soon my right arm (i.e. elbow = ouch), my two hands and my left ankle I had underestimated what it would be like to tattoo my chest again. I had my upper chest tattooed by Noémie from Nephty's Tattoo last year with some script related to Popeye. It didn't phase me and I found myself actually looking forward to having the BSA tattooed on my chest today by Todd. It is similar in style to the Norton that he tattooed on my right arm earlier this year. The experience, however, left something to be desired for both of us. Whilst the top part of the tattoo was painful, that wasn't the problem. In fact, you can see in the picture above that the details are fine as I bore through the discomfort. However, nothing could have prepared either Todd or myself for what would happen the closer we got to my nipple. Ticklish is putting it lightly. I laughed so hard and uncontrollably that any hope that Todd had to place details on the tattoo soon diminished. Todd has squarely refused to tattoo my chest again... or my ribs... or probably any part of me ever again. Live and learn! Give Todd a shout today if you're looking for a great tattoo! 😜