FROM THE ARTIST
“The beauty I felt was on another level from anything I had experienced in other art forms. The beauty of tattooing is that the art is on a living canvas, making it more unique and dynamic." -Yushi
Japanese folklore depicts Oni as supernatural demons or ogres of sorts. These powerful beings wield a giant iron club known as a Kanabo, leading to the expression "Oni with an iron club" or describing something as invincible or undefeatable.
Koi Half Sleeve
The highly revered Koi fish, native to central Asia, represents good fortune and perseverance. The Waterfall Legend tells a story about the strongest Koi swimming for 100 years to the top a waterfall and becoming a golden dragon.
Foo Dog Hand
Yushi's hand tattoos can be recognized instantly. He definitely makes a statement with his fierce animals and powerful deities. Yushi's masterful composition and unique use of the canvas sets his work apart from every other Japanese hand tattoo in the region.