Sunflower tattoo coverup

Black and grey sunflowers done over two sittings. Also covering up some writing luckily was fine lined. First sitting we got the basics down and free handing some background. I wanted the tattoo to have some natural flow which free hand allows. I used a black of black and grey wash and solids. On the last session we used a solid grey and white giving texture to the sunflowers. I was grateful for my client traveling to Leeds for this tattoo.

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Zeus tattoo by Joe

Was really fun doing this black and gray Zeus tattoo for Alex. We did 90% of the tattoo and then he came back to add some small texture. We will be adding more onto this Zeus tattoo once my client decided how he wants to extend the tattoo into a half sleeve. Zeus was the king of the Greek gods who lived on Mount Olympus. He was the god of the sky and thunder. We didn’t add too much white as the skin tone give a lot of natural tones. Thanks for checking out my work. Joe

Mandala Sleeve by Joe Galloway

Its been a pleasure tattooing Chloe over the years, we first started off with just one mandala on the top of her arm. She then wanted to turn this into a Mandala sleeve. Keeping the black and grey theme all the way with this one also. Each Mandala we have added into this sleeve has a meaning behind it. The way the shapes of each pattern form around the centre differs from each layer. We only need one more session onto the back area of the mandala sleeve then it will be complete. Thanks.

Koi Fish and Crane full sleeve tattoo by Joe Galloway

We started outlining the koi and crane tattoos in summer 2018. My client was really consistent with each sitting and we managed to get the koi fish and crane tattoo sleeve completed withing 6 months. We wanted a to complement the light colours of the cranes feathers with a darker approach to the background and koi fish. really happy with the outcome of this tattoo. we used a nice ocher for the ginkgo leafs making them sit on top.