Bird Of Paradise Flower Tattoo

The Bird Of Paradise  so-named for its remarkable bird-like appearance when in bloom, is a favorite among horticulturists and can be found growing in gardens worldwide.  I don’t tattoo these that often, it was fun to do this one and no better skin then some pale leg skin.

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Phoenix Tattoo Cover UP

The Phoenix  In Japan, as earlier in China, the mythical Phoenix was adopted as a symbol of the imperial household, particularily the empress. This mythical bird represents fire, the sun, justice, obedience, and fidelity.

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Koi Fish Tattoo

Finished this Koi fish tattoo the other night.  This was done in two sessions, each about a hour and a half long. The most common meanings of a koi tattoo ; Perseverance and power Independence Bravery Good luck and blessed fortune Masculinity

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Bertha Half Sleeve

Worked on this “Bertha” half sleeve tattoo on my friend David this evening.  David owns a really great mens clothing store called Palmer Trading Company in soho on Sullivan Street.  

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The Union Presents Dan Dringenberg

I was just checking out my friend Tim Hendricks blog and found this gem of a video on our dear friend Dan Dringenberg and his company.  He is a living legend, a great friend, and a great man.  I have the utmost respect for this man.  Take a minute and check out this short video. […]

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A Rose From The Future

One of the first tattoos I did in Western Australia, I call it  “a rose from the future” because it is a day later here in Australia.  It’s been a honor to hang at Five Star Tattoo here in Fremantle, WA with the legendary Ricky Luder and his great crew!

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Rose Tattoo With Daughters Name-Timeless classic

Nothing beats a rose tattoo with a child’s name.  Timeless classic. I did this one on a nice guy from Australia, it was his first tattoo.

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Eagle Tattoo With A Diamond

Tattoos look like this. The traditional tattoo is in my opinion, is American tattooing at it’s purest form, clean, bold lines, solid color, meant to last a lifetime.  This eagle tattoo with a diamond represents that.

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Ghetto Protected Gangster Tiger Tattoo

Started my day today with this Ghetto Protected gangster tiger tattoo.  The client was this young man from Boston that I tattooed last year named Matt.  Always great to tattoo great collectors that let you do your thing, thats when the magic happens.

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Owl Tattoo

Did this little tattoo on my dear friend Whitney for her birthday. I also have a owl tattoo on my back.  

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