Junkyard Ink. {biz}

A few months ago, after my husband had an amazing portrait of our youngest son tattooed on his forearm by an artist in Louisville, I decided that I had finally (after debating getting a tattoo for about 15 years) found a tattoo artist that I could trust for my own tattoo. When Chris and I met for my consult, I gave him my favorite quote as direction for a back piece:

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

:Anais Nin:

We talked about photography, art, composition, and movement; how to place art on a body to follow the flow of the skeleton versus the muscles so that it will always look the way he intended; and the constant dance between strong masculine art and the gracefulness of femininity. He either had a great poker face, or we were having a great conversation in my book. Ha.

I’d say it was a great conversation, since out of that experience came an awesome photoshoot. Meet the crew.

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In an homage to one of the greatest movies of all time, there they are. And if you can’t name the movie, you might not be worthy.
Wink wink.

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And finally, the pic that sums up these crazy cats precisely…

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Gotcha Janel.

Thanks for an awesome morning, Junkyard Ink. You guys rule in a totally East meets West sorta way.