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Before Getting A Tattoo: For Ink Virgins & Tat Experts Alike

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Before Getting A Tattoo: For Ink Virgins & Tat Experts Alike

How I Came Up With These Super-Secret Tattoo Ideas.

When I was in high-school, classmates asked me to design tattoos. If they didn't want a hand-drawn design to take to the parlor, then they'd ask for a temporary one drawn right on their skin.

One of these requests was from a gun-toting, 'Triad' gangster named Kenny. He saw my work and approached me to design two massive dragons that he was planning to have inked across his body. It would have been a lucrative job, but it didn't pan out -- which was a good thing, 'cause it probably kept me from getting involved with the wrong crowd.

But... it also nudged me away from a career as a tattoo-artist.

I love tattoos now. But even though I love them, I have never personally inked anyone, and I don't have any ink on my body. So why take advice from me?

Well, because I'm better at advice than I am at art. I'm advisor to multiple CEOs a variety of subjects, and I've designed all the clothing here at Ryze Gear.

While I may not be the world's leading expert on tattoos but I *am* the world's greatest at helping people make decisions that elevate them. I'm incomparable at helping people ryze up and live more artful lives.

That applies to all topics, including body art.

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Choosing A Tattoo Studio

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Choosing A Tattoo Studio

Imagine you need brain surgery. Your doctor says you need to find a brain doctor who knows what he's doing because whatever he does, it's going to be permanent. You could get an infection, have a horrible reaction, be left with a hideous scar across your forehead for life, or even possibly die, IF you don't find a good doctor. 

Do you go online to find your brain surgeon by googling "Brain surgeon's near me" and just go to the closest one? 

Or do you take the time to research the options available online? Do you dig deep and find a doctor that went to school and has spent years opening up people's heads? Or do you go with the cheapest and closest one?

Then why would you do that with your tattoo? 

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