A lot of you come here as a result of my tattoo posts, so to make things easier I put it all together for you.
Part of the artwork from the Alice in Chains “Dirt” album – indicative of my love of all things grunge and a small piece of a much larger intention. My first tattoo. Done by Dustin of Ink Gallery Tattoo, Madison TN. March 2004.
Anubis – inspired by my pervasive melancholy and interest in Egyptian lore. Planned as part of a larger body of work, Anubis is still the only one to materialize. Done by Dustin of Ink Gallery Tattoo, Madison TN. May 2004.
The oath from Atlas Shrugged -It says “I swear, by my life and my love for it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” It’s in my own handwriting. It’s the objectivist equivalent of a tattoo of Jesus, in my opinion. Done by the fabulous Joy of Jade Dragon Tattoo, Chicago IL. September 2005.
Teal – A literal interpretation of a green-winged teal. My middle name is Teal, for the cinnamon variety. This one was a reminder of who I am and how I got here. Done by the talented Tim of Icon Tattoo, Nashville TN. February 2006.
An ambigram (reads Saint from the viewers’ perspective, Sinner from mine). Done by Hambone of The Missing Piece Tattoo, Spokane WA. May 2009.
The intro to Outshined (modified due to space constraints). Done by Mike of Body Jewelry Plus in Auburn, WA. March 2010.