I cannot get over the awesome-ness of what I just did to myself...
Shade & Color:
Seriously, I am OVER THE MOON. I cried when it was finished. It completely surpassed my hopes and expectations.
In the picture, it makes the bottom of the stem look really dark. That's not true. It's all a uniform green shade.
Oh! And get this!! I sat down in the chair and I'm looking around while he's getting things ready. I noticed his permit on the wall and guess what his middle name was? ROLAND. Are you kidding me?? (Roland is the main character from the book, btw.) I got chills. It was ka.
Artist was Josh at Royal Oak Tattoo, in Royal Oak, MI. Highly recommended!!!