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we did some fixing to this piece to begin with.

now we’re doing some [freehand] addition to it.

color my world.

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check out this graffiti mural i busted in los angeles — coverage courtesy of KEEPiTiGHT!

.:Welcome to the DOJO:. remember the adventure i took to 33third?  well, here’s the fruiT of that LaBoR! 😀 The DOJO is the nerve center of the GR818ERS – all of the activity, planning, and movement stem from this epicenter.  as i’ve noted before, it’s a place chock-full of great energy and people.  as a result of being a strong organization with a lot of support + helping hands, its walls have already been graced by many members + friends of the GR818ERS: as you can se … Read More

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this awesome client came to me as referral from another longtime awesome client of mine.  apparently they play cards together and she noticed the (and liked) the work he has going on in his arm.  this lady absolutely kicks TOO MUCH ASS – she’s in her late 70s and has finally gotten her first tattoo.  as you can see she came with a pisces + cross piece already in place (her first tattoo) but felt like it was missing something.  after a few minutes of picking her brain and talking, i proceeded to do some freehand drawing and came up with the seaweed.  she loved it, so we inked it in.

i added in the background glow to the cross as well.  i gotta say, i love the way it turned out + the getting to know this client.

*ROCK OUT*

[The fleur-de-lis is an incredible, multi-cultural symbol with a dynamic and intricate history that goes way back…

Very mysterious, the origins of the fleur-de-lis symbol not 100% known, meanwhile, it seems to have a similar common affluence in the early civilization eras. The symbol is translated from the French language as “flower of the lily”. Also, there are ideas that it may include similarities to the lotus flower.]