Drawings for Tattoos by Don Ed Hardy Vol. 2
Drawings for Tattoos by Don Ed Hardy Vol. 2
Drawings for Tattoos by Don Ed Hardy Vol. 2
Drawings for Tattoos by Don Ed Hardy Vol. 2

Drawings for Tattoos by Don Ed Hardy Vol. 2

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This book presents a lavish array of Hardys' drawings for custom tattoo commissions, ideas that were never tattooed, works from early childhood, and works from his art school days: all of which are placed in the context of an essay about how the impulse to draw is at the core of tattooing as a medium.

Many works created for custom commissions include breakthrough pieces from the late 1960s and early 1970s. These were responsible for tattooings present-day global explosion. Examples of designs evolution through various stages provide a never-before-seen document of Hardys' process. A majority of the works are reproduced actual size.

DETAILS:

  • 15.25 x 11.25”
  • 88 pages
  • 126 illustrations
  • Hardbound