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Vale la pena by JaimeIbarra Vale la pena by JaimeIbarra
I been posting several shots recently of my tattoo artist, it's only appropriate to show you the piece she created for me.

This photo was taken during my 4th session with her. There are still a couple more to go before this piece is finished, but its current state is representative enough of that the finished sleeve will look like. I think we are about 50 hours into this one so far.

And yes, it hurt. Quite a lot. But it is worth it :)

Both photos were taken with my camera, but not by me (obviously).

For those of you interested in seeing more of Hayley's amazing tattoo work, she has a Flickr gallery up while she is finishing up her official website. >> Body Art by Hayley

Tutorial videos of my post-production and Photoshop techniques are available now at:



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musicgypsy Featured By Owner May 10, 2012  Hobbyist
That is probably the most beautiful tattoo i've ever seen! :omg: I love it! :heart:
SilentMelancholy27 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! beautiful tattoos!
CsThRuH2O Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
Nice sleeve.....Thats "kickass"man:headbang:
FrijoleHijo Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
lol, are you Hispanic or do you just like that comment?
JaimeIbarra Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Professional Photographer
Creo que mi nombre es obvio, no? Soy Español.
FrijoleHijo Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
ooo, que la cancion. si pues, ni pense en esso.
suplaney Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011
the colors are so lovely.
Devilchild93 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2011
I love the colors. This may sound weird, but it looks tasty, the tattoo I mean, not your arm. I see colors and I think they look yummy...I do tast them in my head though. I think I like the flavor of the blue the best....or maybe that dark purple....

I'm not weird.
But it's pretty cool. most people WISH they could taste the rainbow. I actually can. Sort of.
Written-Word-Write Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
Hell yeah man. My father is a Tattoo Artist.
samantu Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
That's pretty freakin' awesome.
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