Recent tattoos

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Progress on this Mara back-piece looking forward to adding to this as it will eventually go down to rear thighs

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Putting some colour into this Raijin thundergod sleeve ,

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And the monkey god Hanuman got finished off

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More grunt work on this huge dragon back-piece starting to take shape now ,and the ends in sight ,looking forward to seeing all this filled in

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A healed up shot of a glock pistol with a tiny Statue of Liberty on the handle
Good fun

Japanese style back piece

Below is Kuniyoshi’s Ari┼Źmaru Kills a Giant Octopus, circa 1833-1835. In Japanese medieval military chronicles Ari┼Ź was a servant of Priest Shunkan who gave particularly loyal service during Shunkan’s banishment and death on Kikai island. The inscription in the top right of the picture tells how Ari┼Ź killed a giant octopus during his journey to Kikai island to join his master.

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Here is the 2nd sitting on an ongoing back piece representing the woodblock

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