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Old 09-14-04, 04:50 PM   #10 (permalink)
Join Date: Jun-2004
Location: outside of the box
Age: 49
Posts: 377
It is like a 'burning-scratching' feeling that stings at first but once your natural endorfins (sp?)kick in you'll be fine. I think the place that hurt the most was on the top of my fingers and I just have a series of dots and lines. That DID hurt.. But not so much that I didn't want another one. Very addictive ancient artform --you can work with the pain and get yourself into a trance-like state. Very ritualistic.

Wonderful experience.

You can also take the picture you drew to a tattoo artist and have him/her clean it up a bit to suit you and skin so it will age well along with you.

Best of luck to you and keep us posted!

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