TRADITIONAL JAPANESE BY CLARK NORTH Doing hand-pokes since the late 1970s. Professional since the early 90s.
Wabori Horimono Irezumi 40+ yrs experience Specializing in Traditional / Classic Japanese style Tattoo • For Clark it’s not just the drive to tattoo, it's the determination to capture nostalgia and do it in a way that holds onto lineage. • "One rarely finds my work on the first day of looking - people always say it's a bit of an obstacle course, yet those that are plugged into the true classic 1800s style of Japanese tattoo… those are the ones that find my work. • • Named one of the top tattooers worldwide in- TATTOO magazines “Tattoo Masters” #1, 2014. . •Mentors/Teachers - Kaname Ozuma, Horikyo 1, Rick Walters, Mike Brown, Mark Mahoney, Catfish Carl, Kari Barba, Phil Sims. •Did 1st tattoos late 1970s in Southern CA. •Based out of Las Vegas NV since 2004. • •Born 1963, a love for traditional Japanese tattoos since the 1960s & 1970s
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Wearing full-sized tattoos requires remarkable discipline and commitment. Those who choose to adorn their bodies with such extensive artwork demonstrate qualities like self-control, dedication, budgeting skills, and genuine patience. It speaks volumes about their self-confidence and pride.
The enduring popularity of this style of tattooing over time, along with its status as admired framed art attests to its lasting appeal and cultural significance. The lifelong commitment to wearing such tattoos is a profound testament to the depth of the art form.
Tattooing in the form of full-sized designs, has the potential to touch the soul deeply. It becomes a personal expression and a part of one’s identity, symbolizing the passion, devotion, and connection to a rich cultural heritage. It is truly an art form that can have a profound impact on both the wearer and those who appreciate its beauty. • Mobile devices: for full site navigation - be sure to click the MENU BARS ("3 Lines" found above). • Also visit my son Cameron North on Instagram: @Cameron_Tattoos