Gambling lady tattoo

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  This was a fun rendition of a classic tattoo on Ken. Ken comes up from Iowa every now and then to get fun tattoos. Pictured below are a couple other tattoos he's gotten recently from me. In other news, it's been a great start to the new year(besides the worst president ever being inaugurated...

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Grim Reaper Girl

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I did this grim reaper girl tattoo for Eleza about a month ago and had a great time working on it. Eleza is one of my favorite clients to work with, she always has fun ideas and you can tell she really puts thought into what projects would be fun for the person tattooing her, a great strategy for ge...

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Panther tattoo

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I'm always so happy when someone asks me to make them a snarly panther tattoo.  To me the panther tattoo is one of the most quintessential classic designs.  This panther tattoo is on Derek, who also got one of my other favorite tattoos, a wolf, a few weeks prior(pictured below).  Happ...

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Black Widow Tattoo

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Black widow spiders are named for the act of sexual cannibalism they are known for, after mating the female spider consumes the male. In popular culture, there are a few different women who have been dubbed "black widows." One of the most famous is Vera Renczi, a woman from Romania who confessed to...

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Ship with Sea Serpent Tattoo

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I had a great time working on this ship that is framed by a sea serpent for Nick a few weeks ago. Nick knew he wanted to get a tattoo of a ship and was creatively open about how it was framed at the bottom, he just wanted it to be traditional. I based the serpent of a Sailor Jerry design of a sea se...

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Wolf with Arrows Tattoo

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While you may see a fair number of tattoos depicting wolves as fearsome creatures or meeting violent ends come out of our shop, we at the Sea Wolf are happy to see Minnesota's grey wolves back on the Endangered Species Act's protection. Wolves were briefly taken off the endangered species list and l...

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Lady Justice Tattoo

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Lady Justice, an allegorical personification of the moral forces of the judicial system, dates back to the Goddess Isis in Ancient Egypt, and later the Greek Goddess Themis and the Roman Goddess Lustitia. The blindfold represents objectivity, that justice should be carried out regardless of class, r...

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A few ladies…

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Here are a few tattoos I've made lately of one of my favorite subjects. The main tattoo pictured is on one of my regulars, Anna. You really can't go wrong with a pretty lady face tattoo...just super timeless. Also pictured is a super fun naked diver woman tattoo, and a fun rendition of the Virgin Ma...

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