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Tattoo News - January 2003


If you got the last newsletter, you know that I'm off to the Cook Islands pretty shortly. To learn more of the islands, here's a few websites that have some basic info & good photos. See and

Maori Portrait Reproductions of the paintings of Goldie and Lindauer are now available through Unimax. These are spectacular paintings very nicely reproduced on canvas.

Some very nice Maori carvings are at Also check out the mother of pearl page: There's some good inspiration for tattoo art here!

A fantastic website on Horimono and Japanese tattoo is at I have included this, and the following site in previous newsletters, but it's been awhile. And they are worth repeating.

Athonk (Indonesian tattooist & dear friend) has a nice site on Indonesian tattooing. See

For a good laugh see this site featuring Tattoo Artist Barbie.


Currently I am in Honolulu via both phone & e-mail (until Jan. 11th). If you are interested in an appointment, you can call me at (808) 734-8677, but please keep in mind that we are 2 hours earlier than the west coast. For details on how to sign up for an appointment, see or stop by any of the California locations listed on the website to sign up in person & see samples of my work.

Home until January 11th
Rarotonga - Jan. 13th - 28th (unavailable by phone or
e-mail- Sorry!)
Home - Jan 29th through Feb. 11th
Los Angeles - Feb. 14th through Feb. 23rd (these dates are tentative)
N. San Diego County - Feb 25th through Mar. 4th (tentative)
San Francisco - Mar. 8th through 16th (tentative)

The deadline for guaranteed apointment is Febuary 1st, I will be gone the last 2 weeks in January, however, so if you are serious about an appointment and you want custom art, contact me SOON! The longer we have to work on your design, the better.



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