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A final piece of this jigsaw

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There wasn't an awful lot to be done to complete the inking of my stomach but it's complete now and all my chest and lower torso are covered.

Next time Ben will colour the tigers coming out of the lilies and work on the hair of the woman on my right side, which can't be seen in this photo..

I am excited to have reached this stage and to have an area that is so visible to be fully covered.  It's that moment right after a session when I feel some euphoria.  A smashing time.

Ben was telling me that his hearing was affected by one of his female clients.  She screamed so loudly in a high pitch right through her tattoo session that he temporarily lost some of his hearing.. I asked him why didn't he just stop but it seems she was keen to continue.  It takes all sorts.  It's just as well the police didn't rush in to save her.

What makes me want a body suit?

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I quite often ask myself why do I want a tattoo body suit?  Why do I want to cover my whole body with tattoos?  What is the fascination and what gives me the drive and determination to do this?
The photos here show a range of types of body suit. I'm not at all sure the final one is for real, but it looks great.

If you look elsewhere on my blog you will see plenty of evidence of my significant progress in that direction.  By the end of this year all my torso, both my upper arms and my thighs will be fully covered.  That leaves my legs and lower arms.
The answer to my own question is:

1) I am excited by the idea of the transformation of my body.  I want to be different from the overwhelming majority of the population.  In large measure I have already achieved that.  It alters my sexual identity and my personal characteristics.  It means in many ways I am not a white man any more but a man of many colours.  How thrilling.  But what I've done already is not enough. 2) I want to comple…