I started doing mandalas this year and am having a lot of fun with it.  Now that I have a decent template and workflow I’ve removed most of the geometric stresses and am able to concentrate more on flow and design.  If you have been wanting to do something like this I am interested in exploring this subject […]

It’s been a fun year so far.  Built my first liner from a Danh Vu Goliath frame. Had fun with this tribal wolf tattoo that I took horrible photos of. Had the wonderfully nerve wracking experience of tattooing my baby sister before she returned to England.  This is the first session on a half sleeve […]

If there is one subject matter I may never grow tired of it’s skulls (of any sentient being).  I started and finished this sheet this month; the bottom two designs are reworks of some Bob Wicks flash.  Since the page was kind of crowded already I decided to use the background as a Japanese study. […]

Happy New Year everyone, especially as we near the Year of the Horse (for those if you following the Chinese calendar). It’s been a slow winter so far, which means I’m compiling a great deal of drawings and paintings that are ready to be tattooed. I’ll be updating our flash wall at the shop with […]

I love walk-ins.  Some can be done on the fly, while others require hours of research and drawing.  These two are my favorites recently.  Kristy’s Roses were done over two sessions and Kat’s compass/clock took me many hours of cross eyed drawing before we sat down to knock it out in one session. I also […]

Seems like I’ve fallen off the face of the internet blogosphere in the last seven months, my apologies.  I’ve been busy working, riding my bike (and blogging about it), drawing, painting, teaching my self how to skateboard and generally getting my life figured out.  The last one, as always, is a continuing work in progress. […]