I’m looking forward to being back at the Philadelphia Tattoo Convention this year. The con is the biggest in the states and is always full of talent, both old and new. Also I’ll be tattooing alongside my partner, @snakeoclock.
We are both currently booking appointments for the show, dates and contact info are below. Give our shop, Witch City Ink a call to schedule and lets make some great art together while we are in the area! 978-744-9393
Philadelphia Tattoo Convention -February 9th-11th 2018
We just added a bunch of new tattoos to Natan’s portfolio. You can feast your eyes on them by clicking right here. Below are a couple of our favorites.
Renee has gotten many hours of work from Natan, and this sleeve is her largest piece.
Natan is no stranger to pagan tattoos, especially at his shop in Salem.
You can’t go wrong with a classic koi fish and some sacred geometry.
Natan is continuing to book out for about 8 weeks, so give one of his shops a call to get for a consult as soon as you can! 978.744.9393, or 781.233.1780.
This sugar skull and marigold piece fits this client’s back perfectly. It took two sessions, and was finished up yesterday. Thanks, Sarah!
Here are a few smaller pieces, recently completed by Natan.
Firstly, a brightly colored lotus blossom and lettering. “Amor fati” is a Latin phrase loosely translating to “love of fate” or “love of one’s fate.”
Second, a Tibetan double dorje. In Tibetan the word dorje means “indestructible.” The dorje is a spiritual weapon used to banish non-truths and bring in the truth. The dorje is often used in a Tibetan Buddhist ritual, where it is twirled in order to bring in truth.
Third, which perhaps shouldn’t be categorized as a “smaller work,” is a bright shamrock surrounded by traditional elements (such as a clipper ship and swallow) in black and grey.
Natan has limited December availability before he sets off to Japan, and his January is already filling up quickly. If you would like to book an appointment with him, give Witch City Ink a call at 978.744.9393.
Happy Wednesday! We have a lot of recent works from Natan to show you, and we thought we’d start off with a nice little sleeve post of the flower persuasion. First up is a black and grey lily sleeve on Jodie, who quickly became one of our favorite clients.
This next pic only shows a portion of this sleeve, which also consists of flowers, but is done quite differently than the above lilies. The colors are incredibly vivid — more so than this photo shows!
Moving away from the floral spectrum, one of Natan’s clients came in with the idea of wanting waves on his forearms. He was pretty excited about these — and so were we!
As usual, Natan’s schedule is filling up incredibly fast, so be sure to give Witch City Ink a call at 978.744.9393 if you’d like to make an appointment with him (even if you want to be tattooed by him at Lightwave — the keepers of his schedule are at Witch City!). As always, keep checking back here for more tattoo photos, travel news, and a little announcement about a customer appreciation party/art show at Lightwave!
Wow, have you done a Google image search for Archangel Michael tattoos lately? Recommendation: DON’T. So many terrible ones come up! Instead, just take a look at the piece below. And this one, which is also a favorite of those who discover Witch City Ink/Lightwave Tattoo. This is also a good time to remind clients that you should always check out a tattooer’s portfolio before you book a session with them. Everyone deserves to have a thing of beauty on their body.
From Wikipedia: In the New Testament Michael leads God’s armies against Satan’s forces in the Book of Revelation, where during the war in heaven he defeats Satan. In the Epistle of Jude, Michael is specifically referred to as an “archangel.” Christian sanctuaries to Michael appeared in the 4th century, when he was first seen as a healing angel, and then over time as a protector and the leader of the army of God against the forces of evil.
The song sparrow is one of the most familiar North American sparrows. Now, there are many different regional species of sparrows but this is the one you should suspect if you see a streaky sparrow in an open, shrubby, or wet area. And if you catch one singing what is described as a “stuttering, clattering song,” then you have probably just encountered the song sparrow.
Two were brought to life on K’s forearm this week. Take a look! We highly recommend clicking the image to see a larger version.