The Work of Mr. Andy

Thanks for visiting the Flying Tiger Tattoo Blog! This page will feature the art of shop owner Mr. Andy, as well as shop events, goings on, or what ever else seems important or awesome. Shop hours are Monday through Saturday 12-10pm and Sunday 12-5pm. Our address and phone number are listed in the banner above. Feel free to call or stop by!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Trees and Branches...

 In the past few years we have gotten a lot of requests for tree/branch related designs. I've found that approaching these designs based on an eastern style of painting called "Sumi-e" has turned out to be the most visually striking. Sumi paintings utilize quick, fluid brushstrokes with ink washes to create simple forms, usually imitating nature. Although making a Tattoo look this way adds some deliberation to the process, the end result is, in my humble opinion, the best look for a tree or branch related design. Seen here is a branch with blossoms Tattooed as described:

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Nick B.'s Coming Back! (really)

 Our friend and cohort Nick B. will, after some minor complications, finally be making his way to the shop between the 8th and 12th of February! If you would like a super-clean, classic-style Tattoo from him, hit him up at His open slots are moving fast, so don't delay! Thanks!