Sol James

If this song was a tattoo, What would it be?

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Hi guys! Hope you're well! 

id like a tattoo as an homage to my favourite song of all time,  'And it Stoned Me' by Van Morrison. What images do you think would work well, as a palm sized trad tattoo, on my inside forearm? I've a few ideas but am interested in more from you good people!

Thanks for your help! 

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57 minutes ago, SStu said:

Imagery that is "traditional" might be a tough one. Maybe neo-traditional?

Pick a place or person that you associate with this song and start from there. 

Yeah, I thought about the place thing! Water is quite frequent in the song... quite a lot of imagery in the lyrics actually! But wanted to keep it as traditional as poss... 

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2 hours ago, el twe said:

Rain cloud, or fishing rod, or Jelly Roll Morton with a banner that reads "Oh, the Water"?

But yeah, bounce this idea off your artist - something good will come from this.

I like the Jelly Roll Morton idea! I didn't know whether my artist (Andrea Giulimondi) might need a more definite idea?! Maybe he'd be happy to figure something out from the lyrics...

maybe a scene, with a boat on the water, and the banner would work? 

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3 hours ago, SStu said:

The only question is = does that work for you?

Yeah, I think so! My other idea was a mountain stream scene, which he references in the song... not very "traditional" though! Scenery tattoos seem quite trendy at the mo... 

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