Tattoos Open Thread

UPDATE: Thursday, Sept 10, 10AM… After Pics in my last comment…

NOON UPDATE: Today’s art session has been postponed until tomorrow. pooh.

Only in America… Fried Butter. Okay then.

Okay so I’m in a weird mix of bored and frustrated so Imagonna just Open a Thread here and hang out, if that’s okay with you. Hub finally went to work this morning, so I am alone at last.

I have a friend planning to come over a little later, she’s an artist, and she’s going to do some art on my casts. Might be fun.

Any suggestions?

It’s the tattoos I’ll never get for real. heh. I’m hoping she can do some celtic variation of my “totem” heron.

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And then maybe we’ll do one like this…lol (Johnny Depp of course). Well. I have to keep my spirits up. I can’t DO shit! And my neck hurts from sitting here. meh.

This tattoo was first seen at the MTV Movie Awards in June 2008. It’s on the inside of his left lower arm and it reads “Silence Exile Cunning”. This is from the book by James Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. A few pages before the end of the book, the main character says: “I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it call itself my home, my fatherland, or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use – silence, exile, cunning.”

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We’ll take pics later.

Anyway, you can keep me company here. 🙂

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  1. crappy pic but you get the idea. Two more weeks with this, at least. ugh.

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    • Edger on September 8, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    with what you wrote, but it’s fun ballad, and hey… you did ask for company. Heh! 😉

    “Tops” (from Tattoo You)

  2. That’s why he lives in exile France?

    Since this is a tattoo thread, here is mine. It’s not finished. It will have a blue moon as back drop. Isn’t she pretty, though?

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  3. tells me now. Apparently it was  up to the individual teacher? what a load of crap. Ill start a letter.

    anywya, this kid (classmate of hers) ive heard of for a while, Will, a big Obama supporter, argued Teacher down (“Youre not our parents, you dont get to decide!”) and WON!!! Go Will!!!

    reception was crappy though, so we’ll watch it together tonight.

    pfffft.

    I had not worried or asked about it in advance b/c…well, several reasons.  

    • TMC on September 9, 2009 at 4:50 am

    at the NY Ren Fair yesterday. A young lady had a very beautifully done leafless, tree of life with a crescent moon done completely in a medium brown (earthy) color. It was on her back over her left scapula. I only wish I had taken a picture of her.  

  4. lefty, sized down. I dont know why I had trouble yesterday trying to post these. anyway, its my heron bird symbol.

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    and heres righty (Emily is my daughter, age 12)

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