Same with me, I had mine done all in one sitting, but the majority of my piece is a Celtic knot, so lots of lines and very little shading. When he was shading in the body of the thistle, though, I was ready for the thing to be over. It hurt like the dickens. It took about an hour and the whole thing is about the size of my hand.
My boyfriend has a half-sleeve that has a lot of linework and a lot of shading. I know the linework was done first and the whole thing from start to finish took several sittings of 3-4 hours. Does that help? I can probably get more details.
Edited to add: It's a humanoid figure on the upper arm, but there is a lot of stuff going on around the central figure that probably took a lot of time as well.
Edited by LadyCaitriona (Wed Jun 25 2014 05:52 AM)
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