TRAPPN#59: Tattoos by Thomas Hooper

by jssckr

Tattoos by Thomas Hooper, New York

(Image source: Hooper’s Electric by way of Iron & Bone)

Although I’m not at all interested in covering large portions of my body with tattoos, the work of Thomas Hooper has got me kind of stoked. For me, he’s a progressive tattooer, using techniques I’ve never seen before (like the spotting, which must KILL) as well as juxtaposing weird images (like traditional Samoan tribal patterns and occult symbols and omens) next to one another. Plus, his line work is amazing.

He also has this totally unbelievable book called “Book of Lines” that I’ve been considering buying… Pretty amazing stuff.