Archive for February, 2014

how every old man starts a story….

Posted in Uncategorized on February 15, 2014 by jasonphillipstattoo

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We had two good weeks in Japan and the first day started with having the honor and good fortune to meet the man who made one of those initial impressions upon me, if not the most profound. I was traveling with my girlfriend and we had set the day aside both to get tattooed by Horiyoshi and visit Yokohama. What can I say, It was 30 years in the waiting, and worth every minute, I feel incredibly lucky to have been afforded this opportunity . Afterwards, we sidetracked to Tokyo to spend some time with our good friend and annual shop visitor Mo, Horishige, who both introduced me to eating shark and made for a long long night of shinjuku driking. There are far worse fates to be had.
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…and the trip is over and you go back to work

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viking girl for Brett

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more a bent back skull then bent back girl for Kevin

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a dragon in progress

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another in progress

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tough is tough, barbed wire panther

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year of the horse painting I did for my friend Daniel who works at True Love Tattoo in Berkeley.

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this went no where, just hangs out in my living room, but I love it