Asked by: Gheorghita Yarritu
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th February, 2020

Where should I start getting my sleeve tattoo?

The First Ink
If you know you eventually want a sleeve, or if you're going full-sleeve right out the gate, then Gualteros recommends starting at the shoulder. From there, you'll work your way down the arm.

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Similarly, it is asked, should I get a sleeve on my left or right arm?

If you're right handed, put the sleeve on the left. You're more likely to ding/cut hurt your right arm if you use it more, and you don't want to damage any artwork.

Secondly, should I get a tattoo sleeve? If you're asking on the internet, the answer is probably NO. That full sleeve will take 20 hours or more. It will cost you somewhere between $3000–$5000, by the time it's finished. If you're thinking of a sleeve, think about what you might want and go to a reputable tattoo artist with a concept.

Furthermore, how much does a half sleeve tattoo cost?

Tattoo Cost Estimator

Location Average Cost
Half-Sleeve Tattoo $1,000 – $2,000
Full-Sleeve Tattoo $2,000 – $4,000
Eyebrow Tattoo $400 – $650
Eyeliner & Cosmetic Tattoo $1,500 – $3,000

Does a half sleeve go all the way around?

A sleeve implies complete tattoo coverage of a particular area, so a half-sleeve is a tattoo that covers the entire circumference of the upper or lower arm. Likewise, a quarter-sleeve usually covers only a fourth of the arm, usually from the shoulder to midway to the elbow.

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