Monthly Archive: June, 2013

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION. Artist, Chris Heaphy

CHRIS HEAPHY Lives and works in Auckland, New Zealand Chris is particularly interested in the “inevitable change or slippage of meaning of the symbol.” (Artist’s statement, Frieze Art Fair, London, 2007) Drawing from… Continue reading

INSIDE OUTSIDE. #Anatomy admiration. Anatomy of an angel by Damien Hurst

Anatomy of an angel. Carrara marble. 2008. The classically posed Carrara marble figure is based on Alfred Boucher’s sculpture ‘L’Hirondelle’ (1920). In Hirst’s version, cross-sections of her body show the anatomical structure beneath the… Continue reading

HANG YOUR INK. Mini sized inky pieces in A5

HANG YOUR INK …. Tiny Tattoos! I have just started to do some small inky art, for an exhibition I am participating in during July, Here they are in various stages of ‘creation’…… Continue reading

SYMBOLISM. HEXAGON symbolic meaning.

  In geometry, a hexagon is a polygon with six edges and six vertices. The total of the internal angles of any hexagon is 720°. Meaning of 6; (as a numerological aspect of… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: Artist Carlos Amorales. #skulls

Carlos Amorales is a Mexican artist who works and lives in Mexico City   Amorales works in a variety of media, including video animation, painting, drawing, sculpture, and performance. Much of his work… Continue reading

INSIDE OUTSIDE.#Anatomy inspired graphic art. Juan gatti

Juan Gatti is generally known as a commercial photographer and graphic designer,  who lives and works in Madrid


As a geometric tool, it has no equal, if you put a cross inside a circle, then you are able to divide the circle equally The shape of a true Latin cross, when… Continue reading

INSIDE OUTSIDE.Horst Kiechle #anatomy inspired paper sculptures

The Australian architect is most known for his “archisculptures,” where he takes paper and card to create intricate models and prototypes that are a cross between architecture and sculpture Learn more about this project… Continue reading

INSIDE OUTSIDE.The science and #anatomy inspired art of Daniel Martin Diaz.Love it!

The Art of Daniel Martin Diaz Here are some amazing and beautiful drawings in  Silver Point, Graphite, India Ink, Wax, Charcoal on Wood Pulp Paper and Antique Paper. Love the technique and know… Continue reading

CUSTOM YOUR INK. bespoke #tattoo design.Heart with moth

I have been doing a bit of custom tattoo design recently… Its great to create designs with people. Bouncing off ideas and tweaking ideas. You can sometimes do something that you wouldn’t normally… Continue reading

WEAR YOUR INK: in a continuous line.Wire #tattoo design, art and culture

I love lines which flow continuously and quite often the motifs in my work flow on from one to another. This post illustrates a tattoo style which looks similar to wire. Love how… Continue reading

DESIGN ON THE GO: Sketch of ‘dark heart’ #tattooed leather art

I am now working on an A3 collage piece…. working title,  ‘Dark Heart’  This piece contains motifs such as, sweet peas (my favourite!) Skull (of course!) and daggers, heart/roses & moth, bees and… Continue reading


        SYMBOLIC INK The arrow The ARROW has many symbolic meaning attached to it Symbol of flight penetration & direction Symbol of power (to the carrier) Symbol of love. Diana… Continue reading

HANG YOUR INK: Raven and poppies. #tattooedleather #tattoo

Hang your new INK on your wall … Art being prepared …. and starting to ink       Final art close up. Tattooed with 1 needle onto veg tan leather Framed & ready… Continue reading

LEATHER LOVE:Tattooed leather shoes

‘These boots are made for tattooing’ On my list of things to do, is turning my attentions to inking shoes There seems to be a small micro trend, within luxury leather labels to… Continue reading

WEAR YOUR INK: Triangulated

The TRIANGLE shares the symbolic significance of the number 3 It therefore represents, many things that come in groups of 3 From the holy trinity,  to the triple aspect of the goddess In… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: Happy ‘Skull Appreciation Day’

  Happy Skull Appreciation day! June 4th 2013 Here’s one of mine, tattooed onto leather  

PUNCTURED ARTEFACT SKULLS: ‘Skull A Day’ artist spotlight

I was featured on the fab blog ‘SKULL-A-DAY’ on Saturday June 4th  Thanks to Tatman & all the crew @ skull a day for the feature! Read it @ You can also… Continue reading