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Airplane and Body Art

Hi guys! It's been a minute! My new crazy-busy job and my demented idea to move the girls into one bedroom has eaten up many nights this week. Still I do have something to show for those stolen moments.

Miho! I'm pretty proud of this. I can see where I need to clean it up but I wanted to post it because I'm so excited for the future of Grandville tattooing. She needs some water in the background so I might add that later.

Look for this tattoo in an upcoming photostory. Really, I mean it.

The wedding cake for Dani and Felix arrived. It's got a good height to it, is not covered in pink and it was super cheapo.  I don't think I'm even going to embellish it. Just gotta find the bride and groom for the top and I'm done.  I think.

Here she is, Josephine's private jet, La Sirene. I wonder how to make accent marks in Blogger...Eventually there will be a stylized mermaid on either side (with her tail coming down the wing) but I haven't even established the mermaid legend of Grandville so I gotta slow my roll.
 Here's the cockpit.
 And the interior.

Here is my air hostess who is yet to be named. See what a photography problem this airplane creates? I think Vanessa talked about this issue before.
 But I've seen you guys do some tight shots to eliminate that problem


And if I move the seat over to the wall or whatever, I can get some better angles.

Meet Scottie-Beth, La Sirene's pilot. This is her first gig out of grad school and she couldn't be more thrilled to be Grandville's only pilot.
 She couldn't resist giving you a little pin up action.
 The seats are a sewing project and if you read this blog, you know I'm not so fond of the sewing. But hey, not too bad.
 Scottie Beth at the controls.
 I just added a trifold project board in the back and it's much better. Sort of.
 "We serve world class food and drink."

That phone gave me the hardest time. I had another phone to use but I painted it using model paint and it got all tacky, then I removed the paint with acetone and it ate off the original pink even, then spray painted it which was also tacky, then the acetone kept eating away at it until it just looked like an eraser. Even this incarnation took like 3 tries to pull off.

See La Sirene in action for Dani and Felix's honeymoon.

Also, thanks to the IRS, I was able to order myself some cool prezzies. Stay tuned!



  1. Oh my! The tattoo is remarkable. I can't wait to see more body art in Grandville. And the gals working the plane are so pin-up and awesome! I bet the boys of Grandville are going to want to hop a ride. ;) lol The seats turned out great. Did you actually sew them or did you end up going hot glue crazy? (I'm guilty of this) lol

  2. Dani, you did a great job on the tatoo. The plane looks awesome and the pilots are divine. I look forward to seeing what happens in Granville.

    Happy Sunday!

  3. Thanks guys!

    Cat, yes, I really did sew those seat covers. It was all hand-work and barely one straight stitch but I finally got it done!

  4. The tattoo looks so cool! When I have time off, I planning on starting to try to make tattoos!

  5. Great tattoo. Congrats on getting the cake out the way. It looks nice. Sure wish mine was done. Hey, you pilot is on my list. But I haven't been actively seeking her out. Every time I see her somewhere I remember that I put her on the list. Can't wait to see the plane in action. It does look better with the white board.

  6. Wow, everything looks great! The airplane is so detailed, the cake looks delicious and the tattoo is bangin' :)

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  8. The tattoo looks so cool!
    Greetings from Polish.


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