Why the radio silence? Oh just trying to get my business off the ground while gearing up for the convention and trying to practice some self care. Working on this custom design is more fun than stress. im lucky my clients like rad stuff.

My life needs more balance I miss hitting the gym hard and modeling and going out dancing once in a while.

littlejohn22:
I agree.. I am just starting to get that balance back

Things were slow this week so To make sure I had something to post I did this tattoo on my self. Over two days. The outline one night the fill the next day. Because I had other stuff to do during the day I couldn't just go in one solid session had to break up working on it in to chunks. I don't
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littlejohn22:
that looks wonderful, love the shading on the wings 

This is where the magic happens. My bed room / office. Doing digital art from my desk is right up there with tattooing for dream jobs. <3 I wish some days I didn't hate everything I create but that fire is what keeps me growing as a artist. I'll act confident to scare up work but I'm always trying to get better.

There
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abeille:
@littlejohn22 So far so good... Were lucky we didn't loose power. How are you holding up ? Stay warm <3
littlejohn22:
doing good, we had power the whole time, driveway is clear. Stay warm as well 
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littlejohn22:
How was it and I hope you had a wonderful Christmas 
abeille:
@littlejohn22 - I'm still listen to it! Turns out I didn't have 4 hours to devote to it yesterday.. Once you get past the joke about the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the opening so far the rest is solid ^_^ well worth the 4.99 and this podcast is part of my Christmas traditions. Hope your Christmas was wonderful as well <3
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All moved in at the new place. It felt weird to keep saying this is where im tattooing by appointment now so i gave the space a name: Emerald Bee Tattoo Studio. Check it out


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littlejohn22:
that is so wonderful... I hope to see it in person soon 
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abeille:
@littlejohn22 I'd be happy to.
steamygirl:
wooow
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If you like watching people draw and dont mind salty language go follow my Twitch channel so you know when I stream. I'm going to try and do some streams between now and the first to celebrate my tattoo shop soft open on the first !<3

littlejohn22:
I gotcha on twitch 
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When I'm not tattooing I'm busy running Disney land for rats. #worklifebalance #ratsofinstagram

littlejohn22:
it looks Rat-tatstic 
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Got out of town for a few hours to get my head tattooed yesterday in Moncton New Brunswick by the insanely talented Rodney at Studio 21 Tattoos ! This design is all him start to finish I'm just the canvass on this one. At first i wasn't planning on going onto the face that much seeing the results though I'm glad we did...
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littlejohn22:
That looks amazing, gotta save up for our next one too 
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I've literally been working my ass for for you guys here at home <3 The gym down the street is gonna be 24 /7 soon so I can finally get back to lifting weights after work.

That massive cage in the background is taller than me! It's for our pet rats we just upgraded to if a few days ago. Its like rat
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liquidus:
Nice!
dallast1990:
Bombshell!!! 😍
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After tomorrows shift my vacation from the day job starts.. It cant come soon enough I'm exhausted!

I've been tattooing when I can my color ink set came in I foolishly booked two ppl in for tattoos the first two days I'm off but after that I can finally take a break and work on leveling up my digital drawing skills and
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littlejohn22:
you do such great work, have so relaxing time 
abeille:
@littlejohn22 Thanks! Hopefully i can crank out at least one tshirt design so i'm not cramming before the tattoo expo 
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If your not in the industry you might not know this but there a alot of hoops you have to jump through to buy good tattoo equipment. The rules are there to protect all of us from untrained would-be tattooist.

Im happy to report the good folks at source tattoo supply Will start selling to my studio! This is a big milestone for me. If...
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abeille:
@littlejohn22 Its a private studio atm so it runs off a secret fb group where I can vet clients and bookings ( appointments are a necessary evil ) request for info all happen on my website www.missyart.ca ( there's a pic of the space in the contact form) Now get on a bus and get a tattoo from me already lol <3.... 
littlejohn22:
LOL, would that I could I would be up there in a shot. Love your tattoo artwork in that link. That Sylvester and Tweety is awesome among others. I am a sucker for a well dome mohawk skull as well. Shine on you crazy Diamond