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Rough Shading Through Skin! Plz Help


Flemingtm94

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I had a client that got a tattoo above his knee going towards the upper thigh. The lining went well, but when I began to shade around his knee area there was resistance. I used a 7 Mag Shader needle, but it was almost like I couldn't drag the needle through the skin. I had to end up making this dotted motion to fill in the empty spaces. The upper thigh was fine, but when I got to that thick patch of skin it almost seemed IMPOSSIBLE to get the needle moving. Any suggestions?
 


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I had a client that got a tattoo above his knee going towards the upper thigh. The lining went well, but when I began to shade around his knee area there was resistance. I used a 7 Mag Shader needle, but it was almost like I couldn't drag the needle through the skin. I had to end up making this dotted motion to fill in the empty spaces. The upper thigh was fine, but when I got to that thick patch of skin it almost seemed IMPOSSIBLE to get the needle moving. Any suggestions?
Got a pic?
 

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Pic please. I have recently done 2 knees and had no problems.
 

Flemingtm94

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You cant really tell anything wrong with the picture. But for some reason that needle didn't want to glide through the skin!
 

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Some knees are thicker skinned, especially those belonging to people who work outside, maybe a little more voltage would have helped ??? But cant be sure, im just making an educated guess of what I would have tried. o_O
 
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