straight of a flight from Canada a quick shower and then another full day sitting on this ,hardcore dedication to the bodysuit tattoo
Enjoying this one , check previous post for full info on the theme here
The mental and financial strains of the body suit are a true measure of your dedication ,
these days with tattoos being more common and visible ,work on this scale is the next step in maintaining the mystique and awe that tattoos can possess.
Been putting this foo dog on Duncan’s ribs ,large scale work here and tough sittings to lay in the colour , added this little turtle of longevity (minogame) on the lower with another to follow just above the knee ,
In Japan, the turtle has developed a more independent tradition than the other three prominent beasts of China. The minogame (蓑亀), which is so old it has a train of seaweed growing on its back, is a symbol of longevity and felicity. A minogame has an important role in the well-known legend of Urashima Tarō.
According to traditional Japanese beliefs, the tortoise is a haven for immortals and the world mountain, and symbolizes longevity, good luck, and support. It is the symbol of Kumpira, the god of seafaring people.
Progress on this Mara back-piece looking forward to adding to this as it will eventually go down to rear thighs
Putting some colour into this Raijin thundergod sleeve ,
And the monkey god Hanuman got finished off
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
A healed up shot of a glock pistol with a tiny Statue of Liberty on the handle
This leg sleeve has been getting some hours in recently it features koi fish water, Lower leg
and geisha / crane on the upper
a nine tailed fox to follow in the next session on the rear thigh and bum cheek
Here’s a shot of the sleeve I did in 2009 on the same guy
Some progress shots of two leg sleeves I’ve been working on , oni slaying TIger,foo dog, on one leg,
Raijin and Fujin the Japanese gods of thunder and Wind on the other ,this has all been done rapidly in full day sittings after starting on an arm sleeve last May were now onto leg 2 with some work remaining on leg 1,