SYMBOLISM: ICOSAHEDRON: ‘Go with the flow’

  THE ICOSAHEDRON   Sacred Geometry is a term used to describe patterns, shapes and forms that are part of the make up of all living things and that regularly occur in nature.… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: Spin Skulls by Damien Hurst

“The movement sort of implies life.” Damien Hirst The series began in earnest in 1994, when Hirst had a spin machine made whilst living in Berlin The works are described by the artist… Continue reading

INKY DESIGN ON THE GO: Skull Headress

Back to the LEATHER LOVE this week…  after a bit of a break from working on leather (after a ‘inkspiration’ break to look at scribbling down some designs, drawings & research.. oh! and… Continue reading

WEAR YOUR INK: As an artists canvas

Jeff Gogue tattoo art http://www.gogueart.com Peter Aurisch. Water colour ink Amanda Wachob  http://www.amandawachob.com

WEAR YOU INK: In minimal lines

LEATHER LOVE… Leather skeleton by Manish Arora S/S12

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION! Graphic art … ‘Slime’ by Boneface

Love his work, especially the new QOTSA stuff!

LEATHER LOVE!… Accessories by Fleet Ilya

FLEET ILYA IS HEADED BY ILYA FLEET AND RESHA SHARMA, THE FORMER, RUSSIAN-BORN WITH TRAINING IN TRADITIONAL SADDLE-MAKING AND RESHA SHARMA A CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADUATE FROM LONDON. ILYA FLEET BEGAN… Continue reading

INKY DESIGN ON THE GO: Ravens and poppies

Sketching out a basic line plan of my next project… scribbled onto A4 paper! Design decision needed (!)…. Do I add feather detail on the ravens or leave clean, so that I can… Continue reading

LEATHER LOVE:Frank Verkade fashion accessories and jewellery

Zoomorf is a collection by Dutch designer Frank Verkade. Zoo’morf; In its shape or appearance resembling an animal.

Zoomorf shows a reinterpretation of traditional accessories and jewellery. Inspired by the animal body and animal… Continue reading

SYMBOLIC INK. OUROBOROS

SYMBOLIC INK  OUROBOROS The Ouroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. The Ouroboros has been important in religious, spiritual and mythological symbolism The Ouroboros (Greek for… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: #Skull painting by Benjamin Mis

Untitled 5.Painting by Benjamin Mis

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: ‘Love’ by Patrick Henne.#skulls

‘Love’ by patrick henne

SYMBOLISM: ENSO

SYMBOL NO 4: ENSO  (symbols widely used in TATTOO DESIGNS) Following the ‘CIRCLE’ theme,  I go to the ENSO symbol.. Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: Luis Toldeo digital collage

            LUIS TOLEDO From his website: http://laprisamata.es/About-LAPRISAMATA Life, identity, reality, status quo, intention and purpose. From very young, the look of Luis Toledo explored the inquisitive reality, analyzing… Continue reading

LEATHER LOVE: Mark Evans, Leather Artist and etcher

I have huge admiration and love for the works of Welsh leather artist & etcher, MARK EVANS… Evans was born in North Wales in 1975 and grew up surrounded by nature on his… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD LOVE: Giles Balmet Art. #skull

Giles Balmet, Tsuba 2010 Rorschach Inkblot

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION

British Artist Mat Miller; Mixed Media, Flora and Fauna MORE: Death head devotions @ http://www.pinterest.com/punctured/death-head-devotion-skulls

LEATHER LOVE

Gareth Pugh, Fall Collection. 2013 Leather wrap coats are folded over at the top to create giant collars that reach down to the waist. The collection was inspired by the Asgarda tribe of women,… Continue reading

LEATHER LOVE: Worn leather and death heads