I decided to explore the idea of actually using a prison styled tattoo gun to make drawings. I re-worked the design of the machine so that it would work more efficiently. Here’s the result, below.

new tattoo machine

new tattoo machine


Here are some of the first test images. I think of them as tattoo proposals. At the moment, these are  abstract compositions, testing the line and color combinations.

More to come soon.

drawing 2 closeup

test tattoo





abstract tattoo test

color test



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