This detailed flower tattoo, has tested my capabilities a bit, really detailed tattoos are really easy to loose the stencil, then you have to be able to draw to complete the process while you tattooing. After all I had good fun with it, the client was patience, came back for a touch-up session, had faith in the process, here is the end result, thank you.
We are blessed to have an awesome client like Tias. He is so easy going and chilled, that helps me to be able to work better with him. He gives me his ideas, and gives me the freedom, to do my own touches on it. I love tattooing him, I work in a good frame of mind, that helps to deliver a better tattoo. Thank you Tias.
Paul is a come back client, I originally did the “Liver bird” on top of his arm. He’s a big Liverpool fan. He surprised me, when asking for a skull on his forearm, he wants to incorporate the idea of, see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. So that’s the first of the 3 skulls, I enjoyed free handing straight on his arm. He was very easy going, can’t wait to get going next session. Thank you.
We first started by doing the top and bottom patterns you can see in the tattoo, after that we let them heal up and then worked on the large gap left in the middle. Lauren wanted some roses in the middle and gave me freedom of style. I wanted to give detail in my own way to the roses, fine lines and darker compared to the patterns surrounding. Came out great, enjoyed doing it, shes a really nice and chilled out client, cant ask for more ^_^ Joe. Please follow me on instagram @artofgallo
Galleon Ship Tattoo by Joe Galloway
Added a galleon ship tattoo today as part of a black and grey sleeve tattoo I am currently working on. first sessions we did some basic and a few fine lines then came back and added mainly texture and the bottom area of the tattoo. I wanted to make the ship dark and ruined, looking more like a ghost ship rather than just a normal galleon. More about this Tattoo
Mandala Tattoo’s are being requested by many clients lately, is kind of the new tribal style tattoo. It is most of the time very busy looking and geometry precise. So that is why a lot of them are traced straight from a book, as it is a lot easier to do it that way. As we do custom work, we design our tattoos by hand. So that is what i tried to achieve on this mandala tattoo. More of a organic look, custom designed Tattoo.