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Hey i was just curious, i am in the market for a new tattoo i can't seem to find any decent references.

I'm looking for a custom drawn tattoo of a Rokurokubi, (for those who don't know: Rokurokubi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) the ones i find are pretty crap at best or not the feel i am after. I am after a more traditional style to go with the rest of my work.

Anyway i don't want to just walk into a shop and ask for one' as there are many different poses and styles that the tattooist could do, i may or may not like them.

So anyway my question could any of you recommend a Japanese tattoo book that has a few reference pictures of a Rokurokubi as i don't want to buy a book of amazon and not find what im looking for.

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Hello,

I wanted to ask if anyone owns Juan Puente's book, Legacy: Hiroyoshi III. I'm thinking about getting it. What do you think of it?

Also, I thought it might be a book that could possibly have the image that peps1 is looking for.

Thank you!

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Hey i was just curious, i am in the market for a new tattoo i can't seem to find any decent references.

I'm looking for a custom drawn tattoo of a Rokurokubi, (for those who don't know: Rokurokubi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) the ones i find are pretty crap at best or not the feel i am after. I am after a more traditional style to go with the rest of my work.

Anyway i don't want to just walk into a shop and ask for one' as there are many different poses and styles that the tattooist could do, i may or may not like them.

So anyway my question could any of you recommend a Japanese tattoo book that has a few reference pictures of a Rokurokubi as i don't want to buy a book of amazon and not find what im looking for.

Have you looked at Ukiyo-e prints? As in the link you posted.

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For sure you'll find the image in the Complete Hokusai Manga Sketchbooks .But one things for sure ,a good tattooist in this field is bound to have this reference and then some .Also this book comes in at about 300 clams if you can get it !!

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Hello,

I wanted to ask if anyone owns Juan Puente's book, Legacy: Hiroyoshi III. I'm thinking about getting it. What do you think of it?

Also, I thought it might be a book that could possibly have the image that peps1 is looking for.

Thank you!

I havn't read the book but i have seen a few Hiroyoshi III images of what im after.. I will try and source one of his books. Just need to find the time to go to the city to visit the japanese book shop. If i find it ill be sure to let you know how it is...

Also thanks everyone else for your suggestions.

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