FROM THE ARTIST
"This is my quote, isn't it stellar?" -Alex
The reaper is a classic tattoo design, and we especially like the texture and boldness in this piece. As with much of Hugo's work this design is heavy on the black ink and incorporates stippling or dotwork to accompany the main imagery.
Botanical designs are among our favorite tattoos, period. The richness of the red, mixed with the subtle yellow and white highlights really make this tattoo look great. Of course Hugo added an element of blackwork style to the design with the stippling in the leaves.
The Hannya mask is said to be demonic and dangerous but also sorrowful and tormented, displaying the complexity of human emotions. It's symbolic nature makes, and they come in many colors, and can be done in practically any style of tattoo, makes it a very popular design amongst collectors.