Part 5 of my ’empathy chip malfunction’ series. This is probably the final instalment and where I try to tie up the loose ends.
Part 2 of my little story explaining my hiatus from tattooing, and eventual return.
Part 1 of my little story explaining my hiatus from tattooing, and eventual return.
I’m putting these years together because by this time I’d pretty much stopped photographing most of my tattoo work.
There’s a bit of an overlap here between 2014 and 2015.
Stylistic elements and themes of my work have gone through many phases and developments…
Inspiration A parallel to my work becoming more irregular and disorganised was my childhood interest in ‘DPM‘ (Disruptive Pattern Material) camouflage, which led to an interest in the concepts of disruptive/distractive markings. After a brief stint playing with tattoo designs inspired by the American ‘chocolate chip’ camouflage, I moved away from camouflage inspired designs asContinue reading “Disrupting the Surface”