The Painted Lady

The Painted Lady

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by Dominique Holmes
     
 

For every woman who simply wants a beautiful piece of artwork to decorate her body, there is one who wants to tell her own story with a tattoo. As the number of women getting tattooed has sharply increased over the past few decades, both classic and contemporary styles of tattooing have taken on a more feminine feel. The Painted Lady explores the styles popular among… See more details below

Overview

For every woman who simply wants a beautiful piece of artwork to decorate her body, there is one who wants to tell her own story with a tattoo. As the number of women getting tattooed has sharply increased over the past few decades, both classic and contemporary styles of tattooing have taken on a more feminine feel. The Painted Lady explores the styles popular among women today and how these have developed from very humble origins, featuring fabulous photographs and beautiful hand-painted illustrations by the author. Be inspired by modern interpretations of Vintage classics such as lockets, hearts, and roses, pretty Butterflies and Flowers, and Nautical figures such as swallows and anchors. Discover the Eastern influences behind the ornate Japanese Style and the intricately detailed Mehndi patterns. Unlock the secret to contemporary Fusion tattoos by combining a number of styles to create the perfect aesthetic partnership.
• Features a wealth of inspiring photographs and beautiful hand-painted illustrations by the author who is a much sought after tattoo artist.
• A unique book that captures the current popularity of artistic, feminine tattoos.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849753692
Publisher:
Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date:
03/14/2013
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,448,691
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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