Tag Archive: inked

SYMBOLISM. Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart     Sculpture by Damien Hirst . The Sacred Heart is also known as the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus The Sacred Heart is a devotional name used by some Roman Catholics to… Continue reading

HANG YOUR INK.The inking of ‘Bare Bones’.

This post looks at the inking of one of my pieces called ‘Bare bones’  http://www.PuncturedArtefact.com It is a bit larger than A3 and inked onto a piece of nude veg tan leather (around… Continue reading

‘WEAR YOUR INK’ ENTOMOLOGY STYLE (Moth tattoo symbolism)

       Lucio Palmieri                                                          … Continue reading

COMMISSION YOUR INK. #Tattooed Leather Art. Lion and eagle

Commission Piece I have just completed a really lovely project, which was commissioned from  James & Bec, in the UK. They were kind enough to go to see an exhibition, I was in… Continue reading

HANG YOUR INK. #Tattooed Little leather circles (entomology inspired)

Spent a couple of days this weeks working on some pale veg tan, quite difficult to ink but loved the colour, which has been oiled to a soft nude/ tan As it was… Continue reading


SWALLOW Today, the symbol of the swallow can mean many different things around the world Sailors symbol   The swallow tattoo was a symbol used historically by sailors to show off their sailing… Continue reading

Hang your ink.Connect with nature. #Anatomy inspired #tattooed leather

CONNECT WITH NATURE Heres a look at how I created my large tattooed & tooled anatomy inspired piece….. Created on pale veg tan leather ,  and left as nude as possible –  which… Continue reading


SACRED GEOMETRY Sacred geometry is the geometry used in the planning and construction of religious structures such as churches, temples, mosques, religious monuments, altars, tabernacles; as well as for sacred spaces such as… Continue reading

WEAR YOUR INK: In pure White

  I am not a tattoo artist but i admire that skill & artistry …… I love the white ink What the industry says; When someone is tattooed, an artist uses a very… Continue reading

HANG YOUR INK. Little leather veneers.

Little leather veneers  I have been working on some small inky pieces which feature ‘tiny tattoo’ motifs inked onto 12 x17 cm veg tan leather panels. Each piece is handmade and unique. No… 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, http://www.strukk.co.uk Here they are in various stages of ‘creation’…… 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


        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

SYMBOLISM: ‘All seeing eye’

All Seeing Eye   A single eye surrounded by rays of light within an unfinished pyramid. Known as ‘eye of providence’  it is said to represent god watching over mankind. The triangle symbol… Continue reading

DEATH HEAD DEVOTION: #skulls. The Albion by Bradley Jay – illustrator

Bradley Jay is a 24 year old freelance illustrator based in the UK predominantly working with detailed ink drawing, collage and digital arts http://www.bradleyjay.co.uk Bradley’s work includes themes from religion, alchemy, astrology, botany… Continue reading

BIODIVERSITY COLLECTION:Bone City.Tattooed Leather Art featuring sacred geometry and London Skyline

WEAR YOUR INK: In two halves.

  WEAR YOUR INK…. in 2 halves. WEAR YOUR INK ….. joined. Sorry hate to not credit artists, but I dont know who did alot of the work here. Although the ‘photoshop’ style… Continue reading

INKY DESIGN ON THE GO: Sketch out of ‘Bone city’ #skull

Sketching out the next one I need to put onto leather this week… The line-work is just a rough sketch out at the moment… thought I would add in a bit of symbology,… Continue reading

SYMBOLISM: The 4 ELEMENTS. Earth,water,air,fire

The 4 elements refer to ancient beliefs inspired by natural observation of the phases of matter; with the classical elements: earth is equivalent to solid, water is equivalent to liquid, air is equivalent… Continue reading