Are you itching to get inked?
Whether you're tattoo-curious or tattoo-crazy, The Tattoo Sourcebook has everything you need to pick and choose the perfect design for you. Browse the nearly two thousand designs included - everything from Celtic and tribal to butterfli... read more
With almost 5000 years of history, tattoos have been updated, renewed and adapted at a much faster rate than other similar artistic expressions. Present in cultures and times as diverse as Ancient Egypt, 10th century Japan, Borneo and Java in the 18th c... read more
|Author:||Sean Mallon; Sebastien Galliot|
Tattoo Art & Culture
|Awards:||Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2019 |
The Sāmoan Islands are virtually unique in that tattooing has been continuously practised with indigenous techniques: the design of the full male tattoo, the pe'a, has evolved in subtle ways since the nineteenth century, but remains as elaborate,... read more