As promised before here, our friend came back for some backgrounds.

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And usually as I do, photocopy of his tattoo (above) and then draw over a stencil paper (bellow)

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Check it here too

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Then, free-hand it or putting a stencil depending on the case (above). Bellow, the much we made today.

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Yes, I know all this stuff looks so analog when you have all the improvements of Photoshop as so. I’ve being doing this way for quite a while and honestly, it works fine for me. And foremost important, the customer can have a better idea of the final result.
And, while I draw it; I’m thinking of how I will lay it on skin. So, the colors, contrast and whatever “technically” comes through the door (or from the brain) have only a fine tattoo look in mind.
Is a sketch, is a exercise. Like all my drawings, tattoos. Having in mind you

ホラー好きお客さん、さっそくカムバック。前回約束通り、バックグラウンドを足す。
いつもの様に、僕はまず写真を撮ってプリントします。そのプリント用紙に直接下絵を描き、大まかなイメージを決めておきます。
場合によってはフリーハンド、又は下絵を紙に描き直し肌に張ります。
フリーハンドにはこだわっていません。出来上がったタトゥーがうまく仕上がる事が重要なんで。
ケースバイケース。タトゥー同様、十人十色

finished
https://carlosaustokio.com/2014/02/23/die-krahe-3/