The snow leopard is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and Southern Asia. Snow leopards are adapted to living in a cold, mountainous environment. Their bodies are stocky, their fur is thick, and their ears are small and rounded, all of which help to minimize heat loss. Their paws... Continue reading: Snow Leopard Tattoo
Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures, including the Near East, Europe, Africa and Asia. The first stories appeared in ancient Assyria, in which the goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover. Mermaids are sometimes associate... Continue reading: Mermaid Tattoo
Spiders are found worldwide on every continent but Antarctica, and inhabit nearly every ecosystem except air and sea. Unlike most arthropods, spiders have no extensor muscles, and instead move their legs by hydraulic pressure. As of 2008, at least 43,678 species of spiders have been recorded by taxo... Continue reading: Diamond Spider Tattoo
"'Tis the beast he is, this Wolf Larsen -- the great big beast mentioned iv in Revelation; an' no good end will he ever come to. But I've said nothin' to ye, mind ye. I've whispered never a word; for old fat Louis'll live the voyage out if the last mother's son of yez go to the fishes'...'Wolf Larse... Continue reading: Old Sailor Tattoo
Kabuki is a style of traditional Japanese theater that includes music, dance, and drama. First performed by females, after 1629 only male actors could take part in Kabuki, and they played both the male and female characters. Kabuki characters are often drawn from Japanese folklore, and a major part... Continue reading: Kabuki Girl Tattoo
The hurricane lamp is an oil or candle lamp, either with a wick for oil or just a candle. The lamp has a curved globe that covers the wick or candle so the wind will not blow the flame out. In the early 1900's many hurricane lamps were modified for electricity. The glass shade and illuminated base s... Continue reading: Hurricane Lamp Tattoo
Although a lumberjack has become a common cultural icon, a symbol of masculinity and strength, few people are familiar with the "lumber jill," or her history. During World War II, while few men were available for manual labor, a British unit called " The Women's Land Army," had a division of lumberj... Continue reading: Lumberjill Tattoo
The Cecropia Moth is North America's largest moth. Scientists have documented female cecropia moths with a wingspan as wide as six inches! Like all members of the Giant Silk Moth family, cecropia moths are designed only to reproduce and lack functional mouth parts or a digestive system. Because of t... Continue reading: Cecropia Moth Tattoo
It has been too long since we posted, sorry for that. The Sea Wolf is getting super busy, which is a great thing, but leaves us unintentionally ignoring updating this site. Anyhoo, I am very stoked on being able to do this Sea Wolf tattoo! I don't think I need to go into much detail about the design... Continue reading: Sea Wolf Tattoo!!
The American Black Bear (Ursus americanus) is a medium-sized bear native to North America. It is the continent's smallest and most widely distributed bear species. Black bears are omnivores with their diets varying greatly depending on season and location. They typically live in largely forested are... Continue reading: Papa Bear!