Posts tagged “Japan

New Year. ./ … New Beginnings. .// /. Back In Black// . ./.. ….. ./ .

2017. ././ . Its been a seriously long year, its been a seriously tough year and I’m only just reaching the end of the the beginning…

There has been a massive shift and change of course in my art work. The past four years have seen a long and slow decrease in the out put of Original Artworks and a sharp increase in the output of Drawings and  Tattoo designs. it has been a conscious effort to pursue a career that allows me to create everyday, change peoples lives and develop as an Artist. I am on the cusp of achieving this goal and  becoming a licensed Tattoo Artist, But that’s not the end of the journey it is in fact only the beginning of a new field to explore.
While Painting will always remain a true love of mine, Drawing, Design and Tattooing will be at the forefront of my output now, which has over the past few years given me completely new ideas to explore, New challenges to overcome and new skills to master.. ././.   The body too is an canvas and one i cannot wait to start making my mark on. . /././/. . Let 2018 be the year for Ink. ./ /. Black Ink. ./ .

 

A Selection of Designs from 2017. ./. Black Ink Only. ./ Black Book

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Courting a new art form. . /./.

Glitch Courtesan WATERMARKSince i exchanged the brush for the pen my work has changed so dramatically, while it still holds the hallmarks of my fine art, it has grown into a completely different monster. . /./.

‘Courtesan /./. GLitch’

 


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Make A Thousand Paper Cranes . . ././/. . /.///.

Glitch Cranes WATERMARK


H..@y New FIIIII-sh. .. . ///. . ../.

Taking the idea of GLITCHED koi further, by adding more fish and colors, water ripples and flying lotus flowers. /. ./.

Glitch Koi Fish WATERMARKKoi Fish GLITCH
Ink On Card.


Shogan Glitch. . . ./../.

Glitch Shogan WATERMARK

Shogan Glitch Tattoo Design.. . /./../. Black ink and Posca on card. /


Koi Blimey!!?. . . ////.

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Glitch Koi (small)

Expanding on the ideas of bringing classic Japanese tattoo bang up to date/.. Glitt—-chE/D KOI F¦¦¦s+.. /.


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Flower Fringe.. ./ ./ .

Glitch Geisha (small)


N000+H |\/|. ..@Ask. / .

Glitch Noh (small)

Noh Mask Glitch Tattoo Design.. ./. A3 Ink on Card


Tattoo Design Sheets. . . //. . ./

Here are some of my most recent work sheets for tattoo design. . . ./././. As you can see it is heavily slanted towards Japanese themes of design.

I do take commissions and can be contacted via email or facebook../. jbelbin@live.co.uk facebook.com/jakobbelbin


Dragon vs Samurai.. / ./. . ./ . // .

Dragon Samurai

 

‘Dragon vs Samurai’
Black Ink on Paper