Always Grateful.

Posted on 19th August, 2016

A.K.A Much made the journey from Spain to visit me here at UN1TY Tattoo, Shrewsbury to receive his tattoo. Having travelled all over the world myself to get tattooed I understand the commitment of time, energy and money invested in such a project. As a tattooer with an international client base I also understand the

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Understanding the Subtleties

Posted on 22nd April, 2016

A building made of bricks no matter how beautifully configured is still held together by the mortar, the same way a suit regardless of what it’s made from is stitched together at the seams. Once we understand and accept this we are free to build and create as we wish. The same can be said

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Commitment to the Cause.

Posted on 1st October, 2015

You might not always get what you ask for but more often than not you’ll get what you work for. I hear a lot of people saying that they’d like this tattooed or that tattooed, they want to black out this area or wished they could afford/tolerate/be allowed to have certain areas tattooed. These are

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What does it matter???

Posted on 11th August, 2015

I was out recently when somebody decided to question me about my arm tattoo and why I wanted to black such large areas without existing tattoos that needed covering, before stating that they prefer tattoos with meaning. A lot of the tattoos I do for people have a sentiment attached to them that’s not immediately

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The Building of a Blackwork Backpiece.

Posted on 22nd July, 2015 Hanumantra bold minimal blackwork backpiece

I always enjoy seeing how other tattooers approach a cover up, what solution they find to the problem that has been posed. I believe being able to to do this successfully shows an in depth understanding of design and versatility in ones skill set. I have written a previous blog entry on my approach to

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Changing the Rules.

Posted on 21st July, 2015 Hanumantra Blackwork Tattoo Birmingham London

I like to see a tattoo belong, looking as though it was always part of that person and the tattooer just needed to remove enough skin for the rest of the world to see. In order for this to happen great care must be taken when conceptualising then executing a design ensuring proper placement on

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WELCOME TO SHREWSBURY

Posted on 4th July, 2015

UNITY is located on The Mount in the small medieval market town of Shrewsbury bordering the Welsh countryside, which sits inside a loop of the River Severn The studio is private which is situated from a residential address (you will not be arriving at a shop). This means there is free on street parking if

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Capturing the Essence.

Posted on 26th May, 2015 Hanumantra blackwork tribal tattoo

I’ve never stood with a surfboard tucked under my arm looking out upon the ocean when it more resembles a mill pond and thought “wow that looks exciting!”, much the same way I rarely look at a flat piece of paper and become inspired to draw a tattoo. For most a design will be drawn

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Kneel never before another man, only before a God.

Posted on 18th May, 2015 Hanumantra Blackwork bold strong knee

Jack travelled from Canada last month so we could tattoo his chest and arm based on a piece of artwork I did for the winter solstice 2014. It’s a piece of blackwork tattoo art drawn on paper I’m still really happy with and excited at the prospect of getting to do a tattoo inspired by it.

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The Blacker the Better?

Posted on 14th May, 2015 Hanumantra Strong Bold Minimal Blackwork

It’s been a crazy few weeks, I’ve found myself working consistently with people flying from as far as Canada to visit the UN1TY studio and sitting multiple days to receive their tattoo. It’s such an honour when people make this type of commitment and it pushes me to constantly better myself. In other news I’ve also

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