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How to Do a Tattoo Outline

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How to Do a Tattoo Outline

A solid tattoo outline is the foundation of any tattoo. Any mistakes you make here will become more visible when you shade and color the tattoo. First, make sure to use a stencil. Free-handing an outline is a surefire way to end up with uneven lines and a distorted image. The human body isn't a flat canvas, so the stencil ensures that your outline contours with the body appropriately. The stencil also gives your client the opportunity to get a realistic idea of the placement, so there are no surprises when you've already committed ink to skin. Use a thin...

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