A TEEN tattoo artist has revealed his first design was so bad he later brought the client back to cover it up.
Images shared online show two shaky line drawings of butterflies inked on the customer’s forearm.
TikTok user Thestreetartist posted a video shows how an amateurish early attempt was fixed.
It was captioned, “First Tattoo I Ever Did, Now I Have A Chance To Fix It For Her.”
The end of the video shows the bad tatts being obscured by two much larger and more impressive butterflies.
It has since gone viral, garnering almost two million views on the platform.
The Syracuse, New York-based artist is making more than $1,000 a week at just 16 years old.
And they’ve come a long way after starting giving friends free tattoos four months ago.
Now the artist can show off intricate designs on social media channels.
Most recently we shared how another artist created in the UK an incredible cover-up design replace a customer’s dated tatt.
Meanwhile, a woman who keeps changing her mind has had her tattoo covered up three times. leaves a “blotchy, bruised mess”.
And this genius fixes to cover up ex-boyfriends show that tattoos don’t have to be permanent.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/18064707/first-ever-tattoo-cover-up-butterfly/ I’m a tattoo artist and my very first ink was so bad I brought the client back to cover up the butterfly design