1st one of the new year a 3 hour heads down got the colour into most of this
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.
Here is the 2nd sitting on an ongoing back piece representing the woodblock
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Here’s some photos of stuff I’ve been working on
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
Thanks for reading
Andy Bowles was @ timeless tattoo today getting the finishing touches to his double koi and peony sleeve here it is , !,