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So it looks like I have finially decided what to finish my right calf off with. Geometric pattern style stuff. I have been lurking through some Thomas Hooper stuff and similar (propbably going with Hooper). So anyone have any good stuff to post or also what do you guys think for the space I am working with.

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please don't mind the werewolf hair or razor cuts (not very experienced at shaving my legs)

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I've been really into the geometry/3 dimensional tattoos lately. Though I'm running very low on space I'd love to be tattooed by Thomas Thomas and/or Xed Le Head.

Sometimes I wonder if the more 3D ones will become the 'tribal of the 90's', I'm still diggin' it :D

Unfortunately for those of us in the States, Thomas Hooper seems to be the only guy known to do it here.

Here's some cool ones....

Thomas Thomas

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Chisaki's back done by Tomas Tomas

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Foot done by Chasaki

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Joe Munroe

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Cammy Stewart done by Xed Le Head

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Tattoos by Cammy Stewart

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I like them but its all a bit wallpapery. I think Thomas Hooper's (and Jondix for that matter) work stands out cos its more than just repetetive patterns.

+1 I am definetly drawn to teh imagery of hoopers stuff

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I like them but its all a bit wallpapery. I think Thomas Hooper's (and Jondix for that matter) work stands out cos its more than just repetetive patterns.

Yea for sure. I guess I am lucky to be living within an hour (so to be 3 blocks) from Saved Tattoo.

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I think it's interesting-all tattoos, art, and visual imagery are "geometric". I think that's why certain symbols like crosses,roses,skulls,anchors,etc stand out because their intrinsic nature is geometric.If you look at real tribal pattern art, the lines are representational, sometimes of abstract ideas like the Dreamtime in the Aborigines or social position in South Pacific, N. American native cultures, and early Celt/British tribal art. I think Hooper and Jondix's work standout to me because they are tuned into that frequency.

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I think it's interesting-all tattoos, art, and visual imagery are "geometric". I think that's why certain symbols like crosses,roses,skulls,anchors,etc stand out because their intrinsic nature is geometric.If you look at real tribal pattern art, the lines are representational, sometimes of abstract ideas like the Dreamtime in the Aborigines or social position in South Pacific, N. American native cultures, and early Celt/British tribal art. I think Hooper and Jondix's work standout to me because they are tuned into that frequency.

For sure. They say that the "golden ration" and certain levels of symmetry are pleasing to the human eye. When comparing work like Jondix and Hooper put out compared against the "normal" tribal stuff you can feel a big difference in the mood or idea behind it.

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So is Thomas Hooper doing it?

Go buy some islamic art and/or islam influenced architecture books for ideas. there tends to be some really cool stuff

Yea taking a long trip to the city today for moving related stuff. I will be swining by Saved and hopefully get a deposit down.

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My personal preference is the more Polynesian influenced designs ,to me they seem more deeper rooted and likely to stand the test of time .Some of the new stuff ,although amazing is a little tripped out for me.Check out Chris Higgins at IN2U also and our fearless leader Scott has a cool pic of a chest piece .

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