I like to share about custom orders that have a story behind them. A few years ago my friend Josh suggested I make jewelry from tattoo images. I pshaw-ed him at the time, picturing skulls and dragons, until I discovered henna tattoos. I never did anything with that (the idea is still filed away for a rainy day!) but I was recently contacted to design a piece for a woman whose husband’s tribal-style tattoo bears the initials of their children: K, G, and W. Their friend who commissioned the piece sent me this picture of the tattoo to use. No problem, right?
After playing around with the image in Photoshop I created a Custom Texture Sheet (tutorial here) and rolled my PMC over the top. Bada bing, bada boom:
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