Thursday, March 1, 2018

Jessica's Gecko (Tattoosday Goes to Philly)

As I was wandering the aisles of the 20th Annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention (@villainarts) last month, I saw a lot of work in progress. I was excited to see one artist tattooing a gecko on the back of one woman's leg. 

I loved the design and asked them to please follow up with me, so I could share the finished work with Tattoosday readers. I was thrilled when the recipient of said tattoo, Jessica, emailed me a photo the following week:

This awesome gecko tattoo was created by Angel Caban (@angelcabanartwork) from Guardian Art Gallery (@guardianartgallery) in Orange, Connecticut.

Jessica explained a little bit more about the tattoo:
"I got the gecko because they are supposed to be lucky for rock climbers and it also has a knot, which we use a lot when we are rock climbing, in the design. Besides that, it had the bonus of a higher chance of being accepted by my parents because my mom likes geckos and lizards."
 Thanks to Jessica for sharing this awesome tattoo with us here on Tattoosday!

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1 comment:

Constance Benlock said...

The colors are amazing! I really wanted to attend the convention but was unable to due to the Flu 😷 it’s so nice to be able to see this Awsome work ! It’s Great that she picked something that was so meaningful to her and the artist was able to make it happen for her he really did a wonderful and artistic Gecko !