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Fine Line Tattoo VS traditional

Single Needle tattooing vs. a Traditional Tattoo!

Besides the motor that provides the movement, the other key element in a tattoo machine is the needle! There are numerous different styles of needles, and number of needles within a cartridge that are suited for different applications and techniques.

This shows a perfect side-by-side comparison, quite literally!

On the left is am matching tattoo I did for my two lovely clients, using a single needle cartridge. The heart of the right is a tattoo done by another artist using a traditional liner that has 5 needle cartridge for the thinner section and 7+ needle cartridge for the thicker section of the heart.


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