Traditional American Tattoo Design: Where It Came From and Its Evolution

Jerry Swallow

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The evolution of tattoo art in America is spread before you in 265 impressive original tattoo flash sheets and insightful text written by a tattoo artist who has designed on his own since 1960. Military, religious, figural, animal, and nature themes are displayed among the many hundred designs. Changes in tattoo art over the years is shown as well as the trend today to return to earlier designs. Individual artists are listed, along with others who altered designs. This book will be an endless source of inspiration, for those who are passionate about tattoo art.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 265 b/w photos | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764329135

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Jerry Swallow began designing and applying tattoo art in 1960, working with two old-timers in the field. He has spent many years working to make tattoo designs bolder. He currently lives and works in Nova Scotia.