Popland Art Show at Kochxbos Gallery in Amsterdam

Pop Land   Open borders to Pop Surrealism The new exhibition of KochxBos Gallery - Popland - shows the crème de la crème of Pop Surrealism art, made by sixteen internationally renowned artists who haven't exhibited in the Netherlands before. They come together in...

Germany Summer 2019

On Holiday in Stuttgart This art show in the red light district in a parking garage left me with mixed feelings. #fumesandperfumes Sex, fashion, perfect bodies and provocative images in an "urban" setting. I guess it's cool to see art in unexpected setting, but it...

Ecole de Louvre Part 3

July lesson at the Louvre. To change things up this time I went with a friend! It is very nice to sketch together, chat and then go to lunch 😁. This is supposed to be a group of feathers on the back of the soldier's helmet. He's in anguish after being captured. This...

Emma de Burgh

Emma De Burgh was one half of the first tattooed couple attraction, Emma and Frank De Burgh. She was entirely hand tattooed by Samuel O'Reilly the inventor of the tattoo machine. It's reasonable to assume that during the 18 months that it took him to tattoo Emma that...

Burger Boogaloo 2018

The Burger Boogaloo is a Bay Area punk and garage rock music festival. It started in 2012 and is famous for having John Waters as the Master of Ceremonies. I attended in 2018, it is held in Mosswood Park, Oakland, California. The festival is vaguely associated with...

Dog Tattoos

Fan Art- Coloring Book by Monsa Publishing

Here's some of the efforts by friends and clients who bought my coloring book from Monsa publishing. Some of these were sent to me during the confinement. The original intention of adult coloring books is as a relaxing pass time and stress relief, so I guess these...

La Belle Irene

  Tattooed Women/Irene Woodward La Belle Irene Irene Woodward was the stage name of Ida Levina Lisk born on August 24, 1857 to a working class family (her father was a shoemaker) There is some discrepancy as to who was the first tattooed lady, Irene Woodward or...

Handmade Berets

Easy Handmade Beret   This little beret is so easy to make! I created this pattern by studying one of my vintage hats. This lime green one I found at a Brooklyn flea market. 10 Steps to make a mini beret 1.You just cut 8 pieces; download the pattern below. Print...

Nora Hildebrandt

Tattooed Women Tattoo History Nora Hildebrandt was the first tattooed woman circus attraction. She was first exhibited in 1882, eighteen years after the international success of Captain Contentus. Like him, her official biography consisted of a tale of being forcibly...