or... see Kinzoku from the Wet Moon comic
I'm thinking of my upper thigh or leg. this time, I'm not going to think of an idea. I'm going to go to a tattoo artist who's been doing this and will think up a better idea than I would.
Seems that theres a major blackwork tattoo artist in the UK: (Curly)
soo pretty. There's gotta be someone who does this work in NYC. The closest I found was a guy who does Maori type tribal designs. I think I'm going to send him some photos and tell him to design something cool for me. I prefer ultra modern designs though, and the Maori stuff still looks pretty tribal and traditional "tattoo." I like the idea of getting something that doesn't look like a traditional hand-drawn tattoo. I like something transformative and something that looks like a natural part of my body, like I was born with it. Strangely, I kind of think design (not art) looks more natural. Just look at the stripes of a zebra or the patterns on a butterfly. These patterns follow the elements of design.
Nylons. Yes. I'm looking at nylons for tattoo ideas. Fashion designers are designers first and artists second. moreover, they take in account the human body shape (good tattoo artists do this too of course). One of my favorite nylon designers is Les Queues des Sardines. This is EXACTLY the kind of tattoo I'd like to get. thick, bold lines... bold, simple design.
My plan is to show the tattoo artist some of these photos and say "draw something up for me." anyone know of any tattoo artists who do this type of modern, geometric work? I have to admit I haven't seen anyone with this type of work in real life. What do you guys think?