Tattoofolklore Photos & Videos

1 year ago

One sketch day by day... Oni Mask (the Oni are spirit in the male version of the most common Hannya) Available for tattoo Uno sketch giorno per giorno... maschera Oni (gli Oni sono spiriti nella versione maschile del piu comune Hannya) disponibile per tatuaggio #onimask # #onitattoo #oni #japantattoo #japantattoos #tatuaggiooni #tattoooni #tattoogiapponese #japanfolklore #tattoofolklore #mascheraoni #oniblu #protectiontattoo #tattooforlife #tattoomyth #tattoomythology #folkloregiapponese #tatuaggiomitologico #redinktattoo #redinktattoostudio at Rome, Italy

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3 years ago

number 26. a swallow on my chest - when I was 19, in university, I took a folklore class and did my main paper on the symbolism of some sailor tattoos, focusing on swallows. they represented a taking long journey, or returning from a long journey like migrating birds do. plus the imagery is so beautiful. while living in California I loved the song about the San Juan Capistrano swallows returning by @thethermals so I'm sure that had something to do with this piece as well. this is also a tattoo I have got many compliments on, mainly from people who say things like "I don't normally like tattoos, but..." #tattoostory #paintedlady #tattooart #tattoedwomen #swaĺlowtattoo #swallow #chesttattoo #tattoofolklore #vogel #birdtattoo #putabirdonit #sailortattoo #vancouverartist at West End, Downtown Vancouver

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