Scratch off the Bucket List!
24th October 2013
art, life, thoughts, weight | 7 comments

One nice thing has occurred to me over the past few days that I am very excited about. One of my bosses came to me last week asking me if I could design a tattoo for his brother. His brother is visiting from up north to get his very first tattoo done here in Vancouver and was looking for a design. Since word got around the office that I love to draw and they are a fan of my artwork, my boss got wind of it and asked me to draw his brother something! He showed me pictures of what his brother wanted and I got started on it. It’s not a difficult piece so I decided why not? I got my first draft done last night and sent it over to my boss. His brother actually came today and gave me his thoughts about it and loved it!! I just have to do some minor changes and he’s getting it done tomorrow!!

This excites me because one of the items on my bucket list is that I design someone a tattoo and they actually get it done!! So I get to scratch one off my bucket list! Yay!! It’s a feeling of accomplishment as an artist. To have my design on someone for the rest of their life is mind boggling. It’s exciting. Then … one of my other co-workers came to me and she said her husband is wanting me to design him something too!!! He asked if I could do it because he was a fan of my artwork that I did for them on their wedding. They paid me to come to their reception venue and draw on these 2 HUGE blackboards so that it will look nice and full and not just 2 empty blackboard and become an eyesore on their wedding day. So now, he’s willing to pay me to design him a tattoo!!! I’m soooo excited!! These are just some of my goals as an artist and it’s a great feeling knowing that people actually like what I do!!

I just want to say, thank you guys for giving me such a great response to my last post about my weight loss. Thank you for the nice comments and it actually helps keep me motivated to keep going. I just hope it motivated you guys too because the point of that post was to actually show people that losing weight can be possible and whatever struggles you have can be overcome! Thank you guys again! You guys are awesome!

7 Responses to “Scratch off the Bucket List!”

  1. Amy says:

    Wow, that’s great that he asked you to do that. Good luck – it must be lovely to get to design something that will be permanently with someone.

    My friend asked me to design her a tattoo three years ago, because she wanted another and couldn’t think of what to get. I’m no real artist though – most of my drawings were awful – so it ended up with me showing her one thing and saying ‘but I couldn’t think of anything’. The commitment of it being on her forever was probably too much for me haha.

    Hope it all goes well, and I’d love to see pictures when it’s done!

    • Shar says:

      That’s the hard part is figuring out exactly what they want and that hopefully it is something that they would want to have for the rest of their life! I get scared of that too and that’s why I make sure they give me as much details as possible and I have to continously have to redesign it over and over again until they absolutely love it that they have to get it done ASAP!

  2. Cat says:

    Congrats on finishing something on your bucket list! That’s awesome that people want to use your art for their tattoos 🙂 I hope you share photos of the tattoos later. I’d love to see them!

    • Shar says:

      I hope the person sends me pictures of it being done too that way I can actually see it on skin and see how it turned out! If they do then I’ll post it!

  3. Joy says:

    Wow! That is really awesome! Congrats to you!

  4. Stephanie says:

    Congrats! Do you get to post pictures of the art? I’d love to see it.

  5. Kelly says:

    That is awesome!!! Will he let you post a picture of the tattoo on here? I think it would be so cool to see how it turned out 🙂

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