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    Senior Member lisa_414's Avatar
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    Default portrait tattoo...placement??

    okay so for a while now ive really been wanting to get a tattoo for my dad. he means so much to me; really is my best mate!

    exactly what to get was driving me insane but ive found some amazing pictures of my dad from when he was younger which would make a great portrait tattoo. (just the face)

    my problem is with the placement...i love tattoos but due to my job i cant have any on my arms etc or anywhere on show, so a lot of mine are on my ribs/side/stomach etc.

    where do people think it would look best??

    also, im really worried as you see SO many portrait tattoos gone wrong that look nothing like who its supposed to... i live in Coventry, so if anyone knows of/can suggest artists/shops please lemme know :-)
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    Shoulder? Back? Leg?


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    Portraits are probably one of the trickier tattoos to place imo. I'd go for somewhere like back of the leg, just under the knee personally.
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    I say either back of the calf or on the thigh, on the side maybe?
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    not sure about shoulder or back...don'y like tattoos there myself. side of thigh is a good idea though....i thought about maybe foot??
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    Foots a pretty small area.....would you be able to get enough space/detail for a portrait there?




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    hmm, probably a good point tbh...i am only a size 3 as well!!!
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