Tattoo Designing

Feathers of Friends and Family

I have been designing tattoos for over 30 years now and have decided that it’s time for a career change. Yes I have started a Tattooing Apprenticeship to learn all the fine details of permanent body art.

A two headed eagle I designed for a Maori Chief friend, applied by 82 year old Maori tattoo artist

I won’t be ready to hit the skin until August but until then we can discuss ideas and work on your Life Crest Story. What a creatively fun journey it shall be.

Butterfly Chilkat Story of Freedom

Text me for more info or to book some design time.

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Tattoo Style Octopus

INTERACTIVE FINGER PUPPETS

Finger Puppets have been used in the education system and in human development and therapy classes for many years now.

In 2018 I was approached by a company called Plush Toys located in Surrey B.C. about designing stuffed animals for the retail gift market.

I suggested designing finger puppets to go with my education books published by Strong Nations Publishers in Nanaimo B.C.

We now have a large collection of puppets that can be interacted with a canoe and a longhouse carry case.

All the collection have been well received at home and in the school class rooms across Canada and used for role playing, lesson teaching and complimenting the book collection that features the characters.

I will also be featuring them in my Story Journeys with my granddaughter Trinity on video download with a paid membership.

Drum Vibrations and Tattoo Design

It’s always good to have a backup job, maybe even a useful trade that helps you survive through a challenging economy or job loss, could even be because of and accident or extended illness like I had for over five years.

I love my art career and all the various creative outlets I have, but of course neither are among the necessary needs in life, like income security. Now I’ve chosen to learn the fine permanent art of tattooing, which has intrigued me for many years.

Young people it’s wise to have some kind of trade in life, even if you hate it.

Or how hard it is to comprehend a manual labour job.

Based upon our economic history, we are headed for another big crash. It’s already affected my art career three times in since I started my Native art career in 1982.

Now I’m focusing a lot into my cultural drumming and tattoo design. Drumming up a new clientele that are interested in living a better life and healing through drum vibes and body art.

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Love Raven’s Memorial Bench

If you are interested in a personal memorial bench or just a Love Bench for your home entrance way send me a message and I will send you a quote.

I worked on a special red cedar project with Protection Island wood crafter Mat Colleret, Two Ravens memorial bench for our dear friend Roger.

Fully hand carved by myself with copper accents and beautiful bench crafting by Mat. Retail cost start at $7500.