The butterfly as tattoo motif

The butterfly as tattoo motif? Read more about this magical creature master of transformation and let it inspire you for your next tattoo. Metamorphosis and Camouflage Butterflies undergo a process of metamorphosis. A caterpillar seals itself within a chrysalis and undergoes a transformation into a butterfly. In the course of evolution this creature has had …

The Koi – A cult tattoo and its prominence

When it comes to Kois, short form for Nishikigoi, almost everyone has probably heard of this fish. Whether you are a fan of fish studies or have noticed its popularity as a tattoo motif, Kois are having a cult status in today’s culture and not just in Japanese. How the Koi turned into a Dragon …

Owen Jensen – a tattoo legend

Owen Jensen, born in 1891 in sleepy Pleasant Grove, Utah, first got in contact with tattooing at the age of 20 while visiting the ‘Buffalo Bill Wild West Show’. It was there that he saw James Malcom, a fully covered tattoo circus attraction. Malcom got his bodysuit by no one else than Charles Wagner! Two …

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