Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design

Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture *

Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? Japanese Tattoos is an insider's look at the world of Japanese irezumi (tattoos). Japanese Tattoos explains the imagery featured in Japanese tattoos so that readers can avoid getting ink they don't understand or, worse, that they'll regret. This photo-heavy book also traces the history of Japanese tattooing, putting the iconography and kanji symbols in their proper context so readers will be better informed as to what they mean and have a deeper understanding of irezumi. Featured tattoos range from traditional tebori (hand-poked) and kanji tattoos to anime-inspired and modern works—as well as everything in between. For the first time, Japanese tattooing is put together in a visually attractive, informative, and authoritative way. Along with the 350+ photos of tattoos, Japanese Tattoos also features interviews with Japanese tattoo artists on a variety of topics. What's more, it contains interviews with clients, who are typically overlooked in similar books, allowing them to discuss what their Japanese tattoos mean to them. Those who read this informative tattoo guide will be more knowledgeable about Japanese tattoos should they want to get inked or if they are merely interested in Japanese art and cu...

  • Brand: Ingramcontent
  • ASIN: 480531351X

Irezumi: Japanese Art of the Tattoo

Irezumi: Japanese Art of the

  • ASIN: B07CP86P7P

Tattoos in Japanese Prints

Tattoos in Japanese

Tattoo inspiration from the glory days of Japanese ukiyo-e printsMany tattoo connoisseurs consider the Japanese tradition to be the finest in the world for its detail, complexity and compositional skill. Its style and subject matter are drawn from the visual treasure trove of Japanese popular culture, in particular the color woodblock prints of the early 19th century known as ukiyo-e.This book tells the fascinating story of how ukiyo-e first inspired tattoo artists as the pictorial tradition of tattooing in Japan was just beginning. It explores the Japanese tattoo’s evolving meanings, from symbol of devotion to punishment and even to crime, and reveals the tales behind specific motifs. With lush, colorful images of flowers blooming on the arm of a thief, sea monsters coiling across the back of a hero and legendary warriors battling on the chests of actors, the tattoos in these prints can offer the same vivid inspiration today as they did 200 years ago.

  • Brand: MFA
  • ASIN: 0878468463

Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo

Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese

This gorgeous book delves into the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing. The Samurai spirit, Bushido, is an integral component of Japanese tattooing that is traced through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of this veiled subculture. The eloquent text is based largely on Takahiro Kitamura's experiences as client and student of the famed Japanese tattoo master, Horiyoshi III. Over 200 beautiful photos by Jai Tanju capture the breathtaking tattoo artistry of Horiyoshi III. Five original, unpublished prints by Horiyoshi III, like those in his acclaimed book, 100 Demons of Horiyoshi III, are included here. Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo is certain to fascinate everyone with an interest in tattoo culture.

  • Brand: Schiffer Publishing
  • ASIN: 0764312014

The Japanese Tattoo

The Japanese

A crimson fish wrestles a man. A horned demon stares menacingly. These vivid scenes are tattoos, created in pain, incised in the flesh of the Yakuza, Japan's feared secret society of gangsters. They are the visions of the Irezumi, the legendary tattoo artists, who spend years creating living masterpieces. Photographer Sandi Fellman describes this strange and violent world both in her text and in her stunning, large Polaroid photographs.

  • Brand: Abbeville Press
  • ASIN: 0896597989
  • UPC: 735738079898

Novu Ink Japanese Eagle Rising Sun Temporary Tattoo Art Design Fake Tattoos Transfers Pack of 2 (23cm x 16cm)

Novu Ink Japanese Eagle Rising Sun Temporary Tattoo

Wannawant X Novu Ink Temporary Tattoos "Fake it Before you Ink it". Novu Ink Temporary Tattoos are unique, high quality tattoo transfers, designed by professional tattoo artists. They are instant and easy to apply within seconds. Pack of 2. You get 2 of the same design in a pack. High quality ink to last longer. They last between on average 2-7 days. Amazing detail and they look like real life tattoos. Pain free and not permanent. Novu Ink temporary tattoos are also waterproof (meaning they can get wet, however will eventually rub off). Novu Ink Temporary Tattoos are great to test the look of a tattoo on your body before getting a real tattoo. They are fun and look great for Halloween, music festivals, summer beach holidays, fancy dress costume party or for any occasion. Great for Men, Women, Teenagers and Kids. Make a great impression and surprise your friends and family with your fake tattoo. They look so real people will certainly be shocked. Easy to apply in 4 simple steps (1) Peel off the clear film (2) Position tattoo ink downwards onto part of your body (3) Soak with a wet sponge or towel or just dab/spray water onto the back of the white paper (4) Carefully remove paper and your tattoo is done.

  • Color: red
  • Brand: Novu Ink
  • ASIN: B07MC3J3BJ

The Japanese Tattoo Duo: Taki & Horitomo

The Japanese Tattoo Duo: Taki &


Flowers,Snakes,Birds,Owls and Koi Coloring Book: Traditional Japanese American Tattoo Coloring Book

Flowers,Snakes,Birds,Owls and Koi Coloring Book: Traditional Japanese American

Traditional Japanese American Tattoo Coloring Book.This is from Internationally Published, Award winning New York based Tattoo artist Cort Bengtson Of Cort’s Royal Ink Tattoo Company and Royal Flash. This book is filled with 76 full page designs designs of things of nature done in the traditional Japanese and American tattoo style. Meaning this is the real deal of tattoo coloring books. Whether you are a novice looking to start exploring tattooing, just someone who loves to color tattoo stuff, or a professional tattooist who wants this book for the stencils, this has some of the best amazing quality drawn designs for learning and coloring. Printed on one side only so you can frame after you are done and to prevent bleed through although if you are using markers you should still use a blank sheet between pages. So why not learn from the best. I have learned from the best for over 20 years and now I am passing some of the best lessons on to you!This 8 1/2" x 11" size makes it convenient to put in just about any backpack for traveling yet big enough to fit a lot of coloring on every page.Take chances with color texture and shading and enjoy.Thanks for looking

  • ASIN: 1948187094

KEHUASHINA 6 Pairs Japanese Art Tattoos Arm Sleeves Cover UV Sun Protection Outdoor Sports Unisex Half-Finger UV Cover

KEHUASHINA 6 Pairs Japanese Art Tattoos Arm Sleeves

Product Description: Condition: new Color: mix colors Material: ice silk Size length is about 16.5"when not stretched. Upper Sleeve Width: About 4"(Not stretched.) Lower Sleeve Width: About 3.1"(Not stretched.) Size length is about 21.6"--23.6"when stretched. High elasticity, suitable for the arm length is 17cm---50cm Features: -Temporary Tattoo sleeves are funny alternative to permanent body art, you will not feel hurt, and you can change different paterns every day.if you want buy different patterns,pls check our store,we have more than 50 patterns sleeves -Temporary Tattoo sleeves are made of stretchable fabric with good quality, so they are washable and can be used for long time. -High simulation tattoo with fashion design and comfortable material. -Fit for most arms, fit for both men and women. -Easy to put on and take off, looks real and seamless, feel comfortable and soft. -Tattoo sleeves can help you avoid pain of tattooing, but they look just as good and real. Package include: 6 pairs Temporary Tattoo sleeves(12pcs)

  • Color: Multicoloured
  • ASIN: B07DD9Q992

Japanese Tattoo Masters (English Subtitled)

Japanese Tattoo Masters (English

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