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warhammer back piece by optimuspint warhammer back piece by optimuspint
well, i am a gaming nerd and I actually talked my budy steve who knows nothing of gaming at all into getting this backpiece from the warhammer game, i did the tattoo for free, it took 92 hours over the course of two years, took best back piece at the motor city tattoo convention with this. the pic is of the fully healed tattoo
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Given 2007-09-11
warhammer back piece by ~optimuspint is an impressive backpiece that shows what dedication can accomplish... the fiery textures and highly detailed figure are superb! ( Featured by stigmatattoo )
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HaIIgrim Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
It looks really awesome, but this might be too much for a tatto I mean this is gonna look really messed up over time
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Nnatus Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2017
wow that's intense 
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Kulot Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
now that is a masterpiece
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Alpha1chino Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He is taking that to his Grave .  Subbed btw :D
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reb0ot Featured By Owner Edited Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
O_O

"hey grand ma , look at my new tattoo ..!"
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ape67 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist

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superthrowdown Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
Holy. Shit! This is amazingly amazing, where are you based?
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Ilovetimbits Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist
I miss that game so much :/ Shadow warrior and Rune Priest was my favourite classes, and pheonix gate my favourite scenerio. :D
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pymse Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
oh my
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daabbot Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
holy shit! thats intense. great job!!!
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furtastice Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
I'm not sure if you should feel bad convincing him to go with it, or if he should feel bad for getting that magnificent work of art for free?
Either way, that is phenomenal tat and I've just faved and subed. <3
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TheBolinGirl Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Student General Artist
Those details! I can't even imagine how hard this must have been to do. When I first saw it  I thought you painted i on his back! Love the colors too! Nice work! :)
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FatPaws Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
SORRY FOR THE SPAM, BUT I REALLY NEED HELP fatpaws.deviantart.com/journal…
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ODartist Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Student General Artist
very cool tattoo! I not sure if I would have something that big on my back though.  The details are amazing!
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Albatrion Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
Holy shit...
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Kazaqir Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013
Congrats, mate ! That is a masterpiece !
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Miyabi-Art Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Thats the most beautiful Tattoo I've ever seen. Amazing.
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Cyclog Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
I am just speechless at of the detail on marine. I never thought about getting a tattoo in my life. The tought of it is really far away from me beause its personal and permanent (hard to get rid of) but if i could get this. I would definitely get this as a tattoo. 
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hansellu Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013
..............holy shit dude 
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judassss Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
awesome!
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Amerelle Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
FOR CHAOS!!!BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD!!!
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PlatypusDreams Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow.
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OutofLuna Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
Holy freaking shit! That is one of the best tattoo's I've ever seen!
That thing must've cost you an arm and a leg. Really amazing! A pity your back is full of heresy though ;)
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HarleyQuinn29 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Oh hell!!!! Is that ever f'n wicked!!!! That is epic!!!! Stunning work mate!!!!
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Cyntalle Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Warriors of chaos ftw
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Zosonaples Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
That's the most awesome thing I have ever seen.
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Selejt Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
oh....my....holy....f.kin...God... (it means -I love it :))
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Selejt Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
oh....my....holy....f.kin...God... (it means -I love it :))
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detourhk Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
so nice
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sweetcherry01 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Oh my goodness, it's lookoing awesome! I'm speechless :wow:
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DocWhatever Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Nothing really comes to my mind but ... yeah, no nothing comes out, it's just mind blowing !
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schlachterhaus Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
HOLY SHIT
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LittleKidd Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
That is fuckin AWESOME!!
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vomitingunicorn Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
That is awesome :P
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jaimejouelapiano Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
i wish that there was a super fav option. i would click it 72 times.
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retarb Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
i fucking love you XP
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Twistedink Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! great work :D
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BubbaBrado Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
That is F'ng amazing!
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wethops Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
Awesome work!
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omgicecream Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012
bad ass
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Dragon1100 Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Student General Artist
colors and details are amazing, picture doesnt do it any justice im sure. u should get a hi res photo uploaded
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XxnoitcelferxX Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
Son of a bitch!! lol wow man that is awesome!
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ecal55 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
brutal work!
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InnerConnection Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
fucking nasty man
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TheMonsterMaiden Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
THE DETAIL!!!! HOLY CRAP O_O
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Moozez Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
Incredible work, I like your mecha sketches and all you other pieces, but 2 years and 92 hours of hard work (without planning and pre-sketches included i assume) on one of the hardest canvases to work on really gets my attention. No words in any dictionary can describe how much I love this work, and how good it is.
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Assyri Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
AMAZING, i love it :) --> FAV
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zumspeedsupra Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
92 hours WOW. Amazing piece though!
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Catya Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
Holy Sh.....this is awesome!!!
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Delysid Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
Congratz with your DD!!!

But... there is one thing about this tattoo...
there is an excessive use of blacks and dark tones, which is fine for me, but there has been used so much that it makes me think this tattoo will turn into a dark "stain" within a few years.
I love tattoos, I am working on a big piece on my body as well and each time I talk about too detailed things, or too much use of dark tones in a small area of my skin, my artist tells me not to do it.
Just for that one reason, the spreading of the color in the skin throughout the years so the design turns into a "stain". Sorry if the word stain is mis placed, but it's the best I can express myself as english isn't my ative language.
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