Mike van den Ban

Mike van den Ban

Mike van den Ban
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Amazing Ink

I'm sure there is more detail somewhere, but this looks like a Greek God in amazing detail. It is stunning! The shading and detail in this ink create a powerful story just through the character of the god.

This design features kizuna meaning family bonds as the main kanji.  Each member of the family is written in the lower left. Katakana is the standard way names are translated to Japanese.  The parents names are to either side in a protective position. Safe between the parents are the two children's names. This design also includes a small red Eternity seal between the children's name.  Master Calligrapher Eri Takase.  http://www.takase.com/TattooDesign/TattooDesign.htm

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"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves". . . . I've never seen this quote before, but WOW, it has meaning!

The tattoo reads: "Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves." - Henry David Thoreau (American author, poet, and philosopher) love it cause its the truth