Archive for the japanese Category

Here, there, everywhere.

Posted in americana, art, black, events, happenings, in progress, japanese, outbursts, painting, people, ramblings, rants, tattooing, traditional with tags , , , , , , on May 17, 2013 by northernbuilt

Just a handful of pieces and projects since the last update.
Also, I have set up a tumblr account that gets more regular update NORTHERN BUILT TUMBLR
And if that’s not enough for you I have an Instagram, which you can follow for up to date tattooing and happenings NORTHERN BUILT INSTAGRAM












Short trip up North

Posted in events, happenings, japanese, tattooing on May 29, 2011 by northernbuilt

Sees us filling up a little more space on Joels arm.

Hannya we just drew on there to fit the space a little better.

A couple more!

Posted in events, happenings, in progress, japanese, tattooing on November 8, 2010 by northernbuilt

Some progress on the chrysanthemum 1/2 sleeve

been a while

Posted in americana, events, happenings, in progress, japanese, tattooing, traditional on November 8, 2010 by northernbuilt

So I realise i have not been keeping very up to date with this blog and that was not the intention. I set this up to keep myself motivated to take more photographs of my work and other potentially interesting things i have done or seen.
To cut to the chase; here are a few new things I have done/ made a little progress on since last I posted.


Posted in in progress, japanese, tattooing, Uncategorized on September 4, 2010 by northernbuilt

Today was the start of this half sleeve, we still have a little space to be filled on the inner part of the piece but we will see that off in the next session along with some shading.

Quest for Content

Posted in japanese, ramblings, tattooing on August 29, 2010 by northernbuilt

Recently it has struck me that, not only did i need to create this blog but that i also need to photograph my work more regularly.

I’m hoping that by having this blog it will give me a greater reason to document more of the tattoos and other art work i produce.

For now the moment, here is a tattoo currently in progress, inspired by a Hokusai Print