This is Vanessa, with her tattoo for her Dad.
The tattoo was crafted by Shantel Shepherd
Memorial tattoo for my dad, it’s his full name and date of birth – date of death with RIP after.
My dad passed away on Father’s Day 07 after a melanoma on his lip spread to his brain resulting in multiple tumors.
It is on my back and is quite large , I chose my back as I wanted it to be a large piece that I could wear with pride.
The extra special part of this Tattoo is that it was designed and done by my best friend of now 16 years (Shantel Shepherd) at her house in the company of my partner Nicole .
My dad was diagnosed in Febuary of 07 only after he suffered a stoke when a Tumor close to his cerebellum grew in size causing a bleed. The melanoma itself was removed over a decade before he had his stroke .
So this piece is extremely important to me and I already have plans to extend out to include the outspread wings of an eagle 😊 so to be continued !
Jill, 47. May 2009. Artist: Mel from Gothic Realm
Custom Tattoos by Award Winning Artists 07 3800 9834
Shop 1/4 Fedrick St Boronia Heights 4124
This tattoo was chosen for my nephew who died in a car accident in 2008. He owned a Grader company and drove graders. So I wanted a tattoo to remind me of him and his nickname Grump.
I chose to get it put on my right breast because I wanted it somewhere where it wasnt easily seen, (and I already had one on the other breast) because it was for me, so I could see it. It was put there too, because it was out of the sun, to protect it.
Faces in Butterfly
This is a site for people who have tattoos or like to look at tattoos or both. I would like to make a huge collection of tattoo art and the stories behind their choice, the design chosen and why you chose to put it where you did.
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