Decades of Australian sun wrecked havoc on this design I did in the late 1980's. Fortunately today he came back to have me do a rebuild, and goes forth revived. The three boar heads represent the Urquhart clan of Scotland.
Memorials are an important part of tattooing, giving the wearer a way to continue the connection and to show respect. Local Santa Barbara motorcycle racer Carlin Dunne was killed on the Pike's Peak International Hill Climb race in June 2019, and this is his shield and number tattooed on his good friend as a tribute
Often the meaning behind a tattoo choice, the sharing of the experience, can be as important as the image itself. These women have been best friends for 25 years, and they chose to come together to get the Infinite Friendship tattoo. Simple and meaningful to them, no matter how far part their lives take them this will always bind them together.
The Unalome symbol represents the path to enlightenment in the Buddhist tradition. The spirals symbolize the twists and turns in life, the straight lines the clear light of death when one has the unique opportunity to see ones true nature, face to face.