Sheet music for a tattoo-please help

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Millerblade

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« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2017, 08:36:08 PM »
Hi.

On the one I see there is no 44 at the beginning and there is a note at the end.

Never to part, baby of mine https://imgur.com/gallery/Y0S0i

Its confusing for me hehe
;D I understand the confusion. There's no 4/4 on the image you provided, because the image is from the ending of the song, and the 4/4 (time signature) would have been at the beginning of the music. I included the 4/4 because I didn't clip the excerpt from the full song. I made the fragment myself and included the time signature for clarity. For your purposes it can be done with or without the 4/4--your choice. Someone who reads music would understand it either way.

The note at the very end has nothing to do with the melody for the words, so I don't recommend including it.

So does this make sense hun? Music https://imgur.com/a/gbmt4
It's close.

1. You need the triplet markings over the quarter notes--the horizontal, sort of brackets, with the 3 in the middle. There are two of them.
2. For a tattoo, you could probably drop that last note that's "tied" to the one before it. It's more accurate the way you have it, but you could get away with the way I did it.
3. You didn't include the bar lines (the vertical lines between some of the notes). Again, for the purposes of a tattoo, you could probably get away without them, but it's more accurate with them.
4. You have a brace ({) at the beginning of your staff. Braces are for linking two staves together, so you don't typically see a brace on a single staff like that.

If you want, I can make you one more like yours, with no bar lines and no 4/4 time signature and with the extra note at the end. ?? Even the brace, if you really want it.

Hey,

I just want one thats accurate, whatever it needs or doesnt need would be amazing :) xx

CaliaMoko

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« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2017, 09:11:22 PM »
Hey,

I just want one thats accurate, whatever it needs or doesnt need would be amazing :) xx
Okay. I edited the one I made a little bit. I think this will work well for you. Find it here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/iuwxdcnvs3ufr9l/snip.JPG?dl=0.

I hope this is what you need. :)

Vicki

Millerblade

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« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2017, 10:21:13 PM »
Hey,

I just want one thats accurate, whatever it needs or doesnt need would be amazing :) xx
Okay. I edited the one I made a little bit. I think this will work well for you. Find it here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/iuwxdcnvs3ufr9l/snip.JPG?dl=0.

I hope this is what you need. :)

Vicki

Thank you. What does the 3's mean at the top? Xx

CaliaMoko

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« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2017, 12:48:56 AM »
To explain the 3's I think it might be easiest to give you a quick, short theory lesson.

1. The black notes with stems are called quarter notes, which means each one usually gets one beat.

2. When there are three quarter notes with a 3 above them, that means they should be evenly spaced out to take up two beats instead of three. In other words, they are squeezed together a little bit, time-wise, so three of them will fit in the same amount of time that usually only contains two of them. It's called a "triplet". Instead of each one getting one beat, each one gets 2/3 of a beat.

I hope this is enough information--but not too much--to make it sort of understandable??  :)

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« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2017, 11:33:16 AM »
This is a lovely idea for a tattoo! Good luck with it :) and sorry I have no clue with sheet music but looks like Vicki has you sorted ;)