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Old 08-07-2013, 02:56 AM
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Default Artistic people, think you can offer some suggestions?

So I am sort of planning a tattoo I'd like to get. Ideally on my collar bone *gulp*. I want it to be this quote:
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye
and sort of staggered by the two parts... I'd be happy with a little art around it, not just strictly font and would like a pretty hand writing'ish font... if anyone had some spare time and wanted to sketch, that'd be cool.. Otherwise, just general ideas and suggestions? Thanks!

Kinda like this, for body positioning, though could be a little angled too.
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:32 AM
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I don't know tattoos at all, but that quote seems awfully long - nice sentiment, just really long...
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:35 AM
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I don't know tattoos at all, but that quote seems awfully long - nice sentiment, just really long...
That was my thought too. I would think you'd only want the first or second half (before/after the semi-colon)
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:06 PM
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Yeah, I know it's pretty long. Which is why I can't quite figure out how I want it to go on my body, you know? But I can't bring myself to use only one part or the other.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:38 PM
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I love le petit prince! I don't know what I'd do with that quote ..you could do two lines?
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:47 PM
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My first thought was it's a little too long, too.

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Yeah, I know it's pretty long. Which is why I can't quite figure out how I want it to go on my body, you know? But I can't bring myself to use only one part or the other.
How about putting the first part on your right side, and the second part on your left?
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:06 PM
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The quote is quite long, and the smaller the script needed to keep it along the collarbone won't look good.

I think if you want the whole quote, you'll want to split it up. Maybe half on the top side of your collarbone and the second on the bottom of your collarbone?
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:19 PM
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I was thinking like


It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye

So not all one line straight across, because I do want it to be something people can read. I am just attached to the whole quote, don't want to do only one part. It's a memorial of Bella, so to speak.

ETA: It won't show it how I like it, but basically, the bottom part would be "tabbed" out so they'd be "staggered"
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:40 PM
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I still think it might be hard to keep even the top line of the quote along the length of your collarbone without making the script really small and unreadable.
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:45 PM
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You could do it on one side, staggered after the semi colon so that whichever side you want lines up, like, align right, or align left type deal, or center it, so that on the shorter part of the quote it's well, centered.

Also, I keep reading the title as Autistic people... ect
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