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dotty B&G shading

Posted by Chris Infusion from IP: 120.151.98.112 on 02/10/11
Sunbury, Victoria Australia


Hi,

Recently my black and grey seems to be getting dottier and i can figure out why. I never really had this problem before so have no idea why it's happening and i am having trouble trying to get smooth shading. I'm using better quality needles, pre-made wash and better machines then i was using before.

Any ideas?



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RE:dotty B&G shading

Posted by shame from IP: 85.156.22.46 on 02/10/11
, Finland


"needlemarks showing" dotty? might have something to do with the machines, slower running machine maybe?


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RE:dotty B&G shading

Posted by chris van r from IP: 124.185.208.22 on 02/10/11
Yeppoon, Qld Australia - website


i would guess your machines are running faster/harder hitting, your needles are a larger diameter or shorter taper length, or your hand movements have sped up. i personally like the dotty look in some styles of tattooing. try to run your shader with a little less volts, switch to bug pins or get a dedicated b/g machine.


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RE:dotty B&G shading

Posted by Chris Infusion from IP: 120.151.98.112 on 02/11/11
Sunbury, Victoria Australia


Thanks Guys.
Just dropped the volts right down. Problem solved


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