This client emailed over an image of a phoenix she wanted on the back of her neck. It was a simple line drawing and she had said she wanted colors in the image, so instead of creating a stencil I decided to just freehand it on and go from there.

For many people this particular area isn’t simple to sit through, but this lovely lady sat like a champ! She took it better than some men twice her size. 😉

Take a gander at the color I introduced to the piece:


fixed this piece on a longtime client of mine – it’s an older piece she had done somewhere years ago.  went in and reshaped/cleaned up the widow and added the red filigree freehand – gave it a  nice little pick-me-up.

she knew it was time to have it retouched when she was in a store and another person leaned in, squinted, and after several moments finally exhaled, “Ooooooh… it’s supposed to be a spider.”  😉