Japanese style neck
tattoo of an Aka Oni from Japanese literature and mythology. Done in Bangkok,
Open Road is tattooed
across my knuckles. This was done the first time in Buffalo, NY and then again in
China. It needs at least another go. The inspiration for this was the Walt
Whitman poem, Song of the Open Road. It is also the title of my
My finger tattoos were done by a train
hopping hobo named "Earl" who had his face covered with tattoos. They were done
in the stick and poke style with a sewing needle and India ink. These were done
in a punk house in Buffalo, New York.
Tattoo of a ship that was done in the
paseos of Lima, Peru. The first time that this was done it was horrible. The
artist was not yet very good. But it was re-done by another artist the next day
and it turned out alright.
Krishna tattoo that was done in the south
of France by Sergio Villagran, who is from
Pirate tattoo done by Mike Gutowski in
Buffalo, New York.
This flower and banner tattoo was the
result of loosing a bet with my best friend, Erik the Pilot. Who ever caught the
first fish of the season got to pick out the worse tattoo he could find and the
looser had to get it etched into his skin. I lost. Rory is the name of my
brother in law.