A Sneak peak - my biggest ongoing tattoo ever, a full upper body in one theme. Can you see what the theme is? It is also a coverup, the old tribal is still visible some places. We have a long way to go...
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A Sneak peak - my...

This was my first tattoodesign on Procreate, for a coverup. Swipe to see before/after photo and design video. .
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This was my first tattoodesign...

I never got to show you the full Batman sleeve, but now I finally got some photos of it. Its healed, over a year. .
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I never got to show...

Today I made this @ozzyosbourne portrait! Feels great to be back to work! ------------------------
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Today I made this @ozzyosbourne...

Playing around some more with Digital Portraits. This time of the totally awesome @elizabethmintodas using @procreate - Swipe to see the timelapse. I am a typical tattoo artist, I trace first, haha. I need to practice free scetching, I know 😅
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This coverup took 5 sessions, a total of about 13 hours. Read all about coverups at electriclinda.net⚡️
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This coverup took 5 sessions,...

Made my first portrait on @procreate, of the stunning @jew_booo. So much fun! More to come... .
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Made my first portrait on...

My favorite Shark! Follow @attitudetattoostudio for loads of awesome tattoos and some real tattoo shop action! Booking: attitude.no ⁣
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Phoebe's Mythological Sleeve. Follow ★@attitudetattoostudio★ Oslo, Norway, for loads of awesome tattoos and some real tattoo studio action stories! Booking: www.attitude.no ⁣
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The first Norwegian Ivo Caprino theme sleeve, totally healed. Can you name some of the caracters?⁣
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The first Norwegian Ivo Caprino...

The Day I felt like a Tattooed Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman

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I am, as you might know by now, a Tattoo Artist and quite heavily tattooed. But I am also a mom. A girlfriend. A woman. I met Marius in March of 2013. We decided to move in together in August. Moved from the little grey town called Moss to the Capital City Oslo. For our Housewarming Party, I wanted to show him that I could look like a sophisticated woman, and not the typical “White Trash” Tattoo Artist.

I had felt that way the last years, traveling around the world tattooing and partying. Stuck in an old “alternative” rut, and finally ready to “Glow up”.

I was inspired

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A friend of mine recommended a few clothing stores in a more fancy area of the city. She wanted to show me the nicer, more expensive dresses that would fit that “Presidential Wife” look I was aiming for. I had no clue when it came to fashion, I had never even heard of those brand names she mentioned.

Sheep in wolfs’ clothing

I am not known to be super outgoing, actually I am quite shy and careful. Maybe I look like I am tough, but I really am not. My job truly means the world to me, and I am so lucky to make a living from doing what I truly love. I work hard. Really hard. Long hours, every day. Since I am self-employed, I need to have money saved up for rainy days. If I get sick, I don’t get paid, and can’t pay rent. But this particular moment in my life, I had saved up quite an amount to spend on my very first fancy, expensive dress.

Their Reactions

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Walking into those stores, was not like I had experienced before. I had gone shopping so many times before, in those “normal”, low-cost stores, without ever experiencing anything like this. At every store we went in to, the staff didn’t even say hello. I felt like they were looking at a monster, a freak that didn’t belong there at all. I was not welcome!

After several stores with this reaction, I finally just didn’t care about the bad service, and just bought the dress I wanted the most. It was a black Donna Karan dress, that looked very much like this dress, though it’s not the exact one, and it was way more expensive…

I felt like they were looking at a monster, a freak that didn't belong there at all. I was not welcome! Click To Tweet

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Walking home with my new dress in a fancy shopping bag, I thought about the movie Pretty Woman, and her sassy comeback to the stores that had been rude to her.

Related: How to tell your parents about your new tattoo

His Reaction

Showing him how I looked in my new dress was the best part, and it made me forget the negative reactions I had earlier that day. Those ladies at the stores are not important, he is. He always sees me as a girlfriend, a mom, and a woman. But to show him the Classy side of me, was important to me.

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“Glowing Up”

The dress is still my favorite for those special occasions where a formal dress is appropriate. I am still eager to create a more classy version of my self. Much of it is probably because of my little personal fight with prejudices against tattoos. I love tattoos. My tattoos make me feel confident, decorated, beautiful and powerful. They are my pieces of jewelry.

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Related: 15 Stupid things people say to Tattooed people

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I am sick of the way many people still think that heavily tattooed people are criminals or mentally insane. My main goal is to show the world that tattoos are art, and the body is just another canvas. That’s why I always try making tattoos that are super pretty and has that Wow-effect.

Have you ever been judged by being tattooed? Comment below!

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2 Comments
  • Liz Ravn
    November 30, 2018

    Så bra skrevet!👏

    • electriclinda
      November 30, 2018

      Takk 🙂