Yakuza - Tattoowise
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I got an inspiration for a new yakuza tattoo and had an extra FR Homme body around to use as canvas. I bought a Hot Toys Goemon Saizo head to complete the doll. I think this tattoo came out better than the first one as I researched lots of ukiyo-e and yakuza symbolics in order to create it.
From a tattoo shoot I did in Japan. More at FANTiM.COM
Taken at Enoshima beach
Unlike some of the pro-gangster public baths I was hanging at...
"G-san" spent 120 hours under the needle when he was 17, to get this full-back tattoo.
Body art by Jason Hobbie
projekt - yakuza- rücken - nix kai - koi
Pez Koi, en proceso. Todo lo que es gordeeeto !
100 x 81 cm - sold
Three random tattoo ideas
I'd found a similar design rendered in a silver necklace on a web site a few years ago. I met Shane, who was a Celtic and tribal specialist, and he thought it would be a blast to replicate it. I like the way he did it.
The dragonfly is a symbol of beauty, strength, and solitude. It's a perfect reminder of what I seek in life. The Gaelic phrase beneath it translate to "Strength in solitude."
It's a dirty Job but someone has got to do it. ...Sweet Helen is taking a break, That girl looks so good even as a car mechanic... how is that possible?!?