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Brian Kelly Tattoo Flash volume 2

The newest collection of tattoo flash by Brian Kelly is available from Gentleman’s Tattoo Flash. 80+ pages of goodness.  Click the link and buy it!  A great book to travel with and a bargain at […]

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Traditional Rose Tattoo as a Cover Up

This traditional rose tattoo was really fun, but seemed like it could be a nightmare.  The customer made an appointment to get a 20 year old blob of a tattoo on her shoulder covered up. […]

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One shot rip piece

Noemi came to me about 5 years after I made a previous tattoo for her.  She had a rough sketch, but was open to me making changes and knew I would make it better.  The […]

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Pirate Jesus wept too, Motherfuckers

Nicklas came in and got this awesome Pirate Jesus the other day.  It was a lot of fun and I learned that holding onto your nuts makes the tattoo hurt less.  Come by The Rose […]

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Even Mermaids love Ice Cream

Right before I began this tattoo, Michael asked me to remove the bellybutton.  He thought mermaids were fish.  Thankfully, I had wasted part of my life already answering this question.  While they appear to be […]

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Help Brian Kelly win 10,000 dollars!!

“We believe our differences are what make Etsy such a special place. There’s a different story behind every shop on Etsy. The Etsy Small Business Contest gives each and every one a chance to share […]

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Brian Kelly in Minneapolis!

Brian Kelly will be at Twilight Tattoo from February 24th to March 1st.  Very limited time available.  Email for appointments or just a chance to come by and say ‘Hi’

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Brian Kelly in San Diego!

Brian Kelly will be working in San Diego, with the talented Shane Wallin at Garnet Tattoo from February 9th-22nd. Email for appointments.