Finding Artist in the Family

It’s always fascinating to stumble upon people with your last name…down the line maybe they can be a piece of the puzzle to understand more of oneself.

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This will inspire the sweetness..


Love it.

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sailor jerry tattoos

If you don’t know who Sailor Jerry is– you don’t know tattoos. Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins (1911-1973) is considered the foremost American tattoo artist of his time, and defined the craft in two eras– BSJ and ASJ (before and after Sailor Jerry). Arguably, he did more for the ancient art of tattoo than most any other single person.

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At age 19, Sailor Jerry enlisted in the US Navy. It was during his travels at sea that he was exposed to the art and imagery of Southeast Asia. Artistically, his influence stems from his union of the roguish attitude of the American sailor with the mysticism and technical prowess of the Far East. He maintained a close correspondence with Japanese tattoo masters during his career.

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Sailor Jerry regarded tattoos as the ultimate rebellion against “the Squares”. His legendary sense of humor is oft reflected in his…

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Art in Time – to Help Others

“The Franciscan Family Apostolate presently assists over 1300 destitute families in the district of Alleppey, Kerala, South India with monthly food subsidies, housing, medical attention and self-development programs.”

Find Art in Fall Fashion

My Favorite Style: Grunge because I love black, plaid, and messy hair.

“Grunge is back in a big way, and plaid workwear-inspired pieces are popping up everywhere… Hint: Skinny jeans or a pencil skirt will balance out oversized top pieces.”


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