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Orchids

Fresh flowers! Adding orchids and forget me nots to bring a natural flow and dynamic energy to an expanding custom piece! All kinds of fun with texture and a palette of purples, magentas and blues.
 

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Ötzi the Iceman

Ötzi the Iceman is a 5300 year old corpse discovered in the Swiss Alps in 1991. And he has tattoos (also, coincidentally 5300 years old!).
 
 Ötzi is awesome.
 
 Ötzi’s starring in the Nova episode “Iceman Reborn” tonight on PBS at 8pm (Minneapolis time).
 
 #otzi
 #icemantattoos
 #pbs
 

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Mandala Sleeve

Building on the Mandala full sleeve – what started with one Mandala on the deltoid is evolving into a cohesive full sleeve, section by section! (Detail and shading yet to come!)
 

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3/4 Elegant Black Sleeve

How we stay warm in Minneapolis on a cold, winters day – feel the burn! Check out this black geometric linework 3/4 sleeve!
 

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3/4 Elegant Blackwork Sleeve

Custom stencil and freehand – getting set up for this afternoon’s black geometric linework 3/4 sleeve. Stay tuned for photos of today’s progress!
 
 #minneapolistattoos
 #customtattoos
 

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Black and Gray Coverup

Here’s a fresh spankin’ new custom coverup done in black and gray! Successful cover ups are all about flexibility with size, detail, textures and color. All of these elements work together to blend the old tattoo into the new tattoo. While color is typically necessary to nail a solid coverup, in this design the size, detail and texture came together beautifully to complete this black and gray geometric Mandala.

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And my speakeasy neighbor comes above ground for one shining moment!
 
 Check out the article in today’s Minneapolis Star Tribune!
 
 “Volstead’s Emporium opened late last year in Minneapolis with no promotion, website or social media listing of its Lyn-Lake area address. Emblematic of the Prohibition era, guests must navigate a dark alley until they stumble upon a door with an eye-level slot, leading to the subterranean sanctuary of red velvet and chandeliers.”
 

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75th Birthday First Tattoo!

What an awesome morning! A first tattoo, on a chaplain, celebrating her 75th birthday. And she rocked it!

One of the best things about tattooing is the wide variety of fantastic people I get to meet and work with every day!

#nevertoooldforatattoo

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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention – some of the quirky, custom art available!
 
 #tattoosminneapolis
 #minneapolistattoos
 #artwithapoint
 

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