Posts Tagged: modern body art

Die Die my darling

This blog entry is  a bit overdue so I have a few new pieces to post.

Firstly is this lady and skull piece;

Lady faces and skulls are a ubiquitous tattoo design and I think the influence of this artwork by Pushead from 1983 is felt far and wide.

When I read about this artwork here, it turns out that this is based on a comic from 1953! It just shows how everything seems to have influences traceable further and further back.

I also finished these pieces;

Bonfire Night

I haven’t really had time to do any drawing this weekend because it has been Bonfire night. I have a suspicion that the true meaning has been lost on most people, but ever the traditionalist, I have been celebrating by torturing Catholics and burning effigies of the Pope. I did manage to do some tattooing this week though.

Started this;

Finished this:

I was gonna touch this up but it  wasn’t quite healed enough in places so I took this pic for a sneak preview;

I also got a new app for my phone and took this panoramic photo of the shops reception. It makes the shop look really long but gives a better impression of it than most photos. Our receptionist Chris also has a rare cameo in this photo (he is very publicity shy).