Life uh… finds a way.

February 21, 2010 § 2 Comments

These are my friend Bo’s hands. He’s straightedge. He plans on being Straightedge as long as these last. The Anchor is on Lyle. I tattooed him a year or two ago and now he’s getting the rest of his arm filled with very american tattoos. He’s a dream of a client, he hold still like a corpse and gives me just the right balance of direction and freedom. The black Popeye is on a gentleman named Q. Q has been getting tattooed by me and the other guys at the shop for quite a while and is always an adventure. I can’t describe how fun this tattoo was.

Nothing you can’t leave behind in thirty seconds flat…

February 16, 2010 § Leave a comment

Here is a painting and a strange cardboard creature I did for the Thought Processor show put on by mister Phoneticontrol and held at Urban Light Studios in the Greenwood Collective. ┬áThe gorilla is on Chris LaPointe, it was the first real tattoo I’ve done on him. It was a blast. The teeth are gold, they’re just bloody in the photo. The black and grey one is on Brian who has the dagger/heart tattoo from earlier posts. The art is from the insert to the new record by a band called Another Breath. Definitely not the way I draw but it was really fun to tattoo. Lastly, the panther was on a very nice woman named Carrie whom I had not tattooed before. She was super easy going about the design, it’s halfway in-between the Bert Krak/Lee Hanna flash that she liked and the real old one they probably got it from.

Little bathing girl

February 1, 2010 § Leave a comment

My good friend Matt who is also the apprentice at the shop got this tattoo. It’s also from the Owen Jensen book which we seem to have rediscovered this month. Tattooing this flash is really 2008 I know. Either way, I very proud of the way it came out.

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