"'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!
The tiger is the largest member of the cat family, and is renowned for its power and strength. Tigers use their striped coats as camouflage, no two tiger's stripes are alike. A fearsome nocturnal hunter, tigers have been known to travel miles to hunt buffalo, deer, and other large mammals. The tiger... Continue reading: Tiger Tattoo
Got to do this super fun owl tattoo on my long time client Sarah. This owl tattoo was quite fun as she let me run with it, and I decided to do something a bit different with having it in a flying pose with a bit of a folkier approach. Her original idea for the owl tattoo was to make it steampunk, co... Continue reading: Owl tattoo
Here is the good wolf tattoo that was paired with the previous post. To reiterate on the wolf tattoo story, a fella named Derek came in to get two wolf tattoos: one good, and one bad. From an old native story, where a wise man explains to a young man how he has two wolves inside of him, one good and... Continue reading: The other wolf tattoo