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Needle depth


crow3030

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when linning a tattoo i use the 2mm depth depends also on the area i might use 1.50mm only problem is what depth when block colouring would 1mm be too deep????
 



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DavidE

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Its all in the course files mate.
But the answer is NO, its not too deep. Just keep to around the same depth as lining but go steady.
 
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Is the 1.50 mm good depth ? i go from 1 to 1.50 mm is it ok ????
 

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it all depends on if you ride the tube or work off the tips of the needles, i'v seen some artists with the needle sticking out about 5 or 6 mm but they only penetrate the skin about 1.5mm.
 
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110718

it all depends on if you ride the tube or work off the tips of the needles, i'v seen some artists with the needle sticking out about 5 or 6 mm but they only penetrate the skin about 1.5mm.
My needle sticking out 2 mm but i go inside 1 to 1.5 mm...is it ok the depth?
 

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