Check Out Kat’s New Cassette Tape Tattoo from Shane Klos [PHOTOS]
Kat got a new tattoo and you have to check it out!
It has been a little while since I got any new ink, and I have had a piece in mind for a while. I even knew exactly who I wanted to create my next tattoo – the very talented Shane Klos at Revolution Ink! Shane did my last tattoo for me (read more about it here) and I knew his style would be a perfect fit for my design idea – a cassette tape on the inside of my upper arm! When I walked into Revolution Ink on New Year’s Eve, I was greeted by this big ‘ol moose head!
Shane brought out the drawing for me to inspect and I fell in love! This fabulous piece of art was going on to my arm! It was going to be mine! Shortly after, Shane got the stencil applied and I was able to take a peek at what this bad-boy was going to look like on my arm. I fell in love some more…
Now, it was time to get down to business. I won’t lie. I was nervous about my inner arm. I have heard that it’s a very tender spot. However, Shane was quick to remind me that I have my chest tattooed, so this shouldn’t be so bad. Shane got started on my arm.
The outline was pretty easy on me. The shading wasn’t even painful. Then came all the colors and guess what! Yeah, it didn’t really hurt either. I won’t lie and say that it was completely free of discomfort, but it was definitely easier to sit through than a couple of my other tattoos – like my foot! Ouch! Before I knew it, Shane was all done, and I am now proudly rocking one incredible tattoo of a cassette tape!
In case you’re wondering:
Why a cassette tape: I have always loved music. The first full album that I ever bought, Bon Jovi’s ‘Slippery When Wet’ in 1986, and it was, you guessed it, on a cassette. I was in the 3rd grade. As I got older, I would buy blank cassettes so I could record my favorite singles off of the radio. If you’ve never done this, it’s a tricky task for sure! Those darn Radio DJs talk over the beginning of the songs – the nerve! Sometimes you’d be near the end of the side on your cassette, right in the middle of the “OMG I have to have this song” song and you would run out of tape before the song was finished! Now you had to wait until the next time you poised to hit record and the song came on again.
What is Rule 62: Rule 62 states, quite simply, “Don’t take yourself so damn seriously.”
I hope you enjoyed checking this out as much as I enjoyed telling you about it! If you are looking for a tattoo, Shane at Revolution Ink is amazing. I hope to have some more work done by him in the future!