Japanese style back piece

Below is Kuniyoshi’s Ariōmaru Kills a Giant Octopus, circa 1833-1835. In Japanese medieval military chronicles Ariō 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 Ariō 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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No more tattoos being taken on till Next year!!!!

Hi ,as previously advertised the deadline for new clients has been reached , there will be no more new tattoos taken on now till into next year.
date t.b.c
Other resident artists and guest Artists may have space in their schedule ,
please call the shop for Availability 0141 353 0510

Here’s some photos of stuff I’ve been working on

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Hanya mask blast over cover up
The tendency to cover up unwanted work with dark ,dingy ,second rate work can be met head on with a bit of imagination
I think the end result of obscuring the tattoo underneath with a nice design over it negates the show through areas
I invite anyone to guess what’s underneath this cover up
Job done!

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Another sitting done on this thunder and wind god!
Better photos coming soon

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Another sitting on this Japanese style Buddhist angel (tenyo)
Finished photos coming in 2 weeks

Thanks for reading

Champion of Bowles !

Andy Bowles was @ timeless tattoo today getting the finishing touches to his double koi and peony sleeve here it is , !,

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I covered Andys face in his blood soaked t shirt I don’t like to see the pain I inflict , it’s very off putting 🙂

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ONI (japanese demon) head on chest panel

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Double koi swimming upstream

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Thanks Andy your a trooper!