Tattoos

Designs and reptiles

Designs and reptiles

Today’s session was 3 and a half hours. Normally he goes longer but I was using small needles which really beat up the skin and slow down progress. It’s coming along, just very slowly. I started out with a small palette of colors which I mix together as needed while working. I put out a…

Flowers and touchups

Flowers and touchups

I try to be capable of many different styles, although I have mentioned before that I am more painterly and not so much into linework-heavy tattoos. However Friday’s client was very specific in wanting a line style floral piece. While designing it she provided me with quite a few reference pics and requested a lot…

Starting a Frazetta

Starting a Frazetta

Today I had a session with a client I met almost 20 years ago. He lives in Elko which is 4-hours away so I wanted to get as much work done today as I could. I’ve been looking forward to working on his upper arm piece because it’s an iconic painting from my childhood featuring…