My Collection so far, 2 years of getting tattoos, will start on my (very empty) back this fall! IG @erikbergenfeldt, let new know what you guys think:)!Just line work for now, but I had to show someone this amazing work. I can’t wait to go back and get the shading finished. Done by: Cady at Human Canvas in WF, Tx.Done by Samantha Roberts at MotherOcean Studio in Gulfport, FL. Got these magnolias as a tribute to my hometown that was ripped to shreds by hurricane michael. Originally got the top half done as a coverup of an alien head. Couldn’t resist going back for more!Any ideas on how to fill up outer forearm to match the inner tat (Greek apollo realism) Im at a crossroads between something generic like roses just to balance out the forearm or another piece of realism, but I thought it might look too awkward with back to back realism portraits.WIP on my back by Dave Koenig, 10th Sanctum Omaha.Two 8 hour sessions back to back to start this sleeve done by Max LaCroix at Akara Arts in Milwaukee, WI (swipe for unedited photos)Two 8 hour sessions back to back to start this sleeve done by Max LaCroix at Akara Arts in Milwaukee, WI (swipe for more photos)Rad tattoo I got while I was on a work trip from Matt at Evolution Tattoo in Reno,Nevada. He posted this as flash back in 2019 and I’ve had my eye on it ever since. Super stoked to finally get it.First day back in the chair after lockdown. Inside of calf. Done by Danny at ink envy, Birmingham.First piece of work come to life. I already want to go back!First and only tatt for now 🙂 Got this done back in May 2019 by James Boag at Ironwill tattoos in Eustis, FLRaccoon done by Hira Lupe at Secret Fire Tattoo in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Back of the knee was quite intense.I got this Resident Evil piece Back in May 2020 by founder Dino at justpeachytattoos in Broken Arrow Oklahoma.Anyone know the tattoo artist behind this design? I drew this copy from a post a while back on instagram but haven’t been able to find the original since. I believe it was a Korean artist. ThanksMy crane on the back of my arm by Lydia Marier at sans regret, Montreal, QCFirst round of color on my back by Ryan Arnold of Red Thorn TattooI got my japanese style peony sleeve outline yesterday. Absolutely loving it. Artist: Adam @horitennyo in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I cant wait to go back for shading!My Medusa hand piece from a few months back. Done by Josh @ brainstorm tattoo in Fayetteville, ARIn love so far! This is just the outline, going back for the shading soon. Done by Jesus Lleo (IG @dotted_lines) at Pens & Needles in Colorado Springs, COtwo days back to back sleeve progress by Max LaCroix from Akara Arts in Milwaukee, WIBack to back session to start this sleeve done by Max LaCroix at Akara Arts in Milwaukee, WIRoboDino tattoo I had done a few year back. Artist; Tom Wagstaff @ Modern Body Art, Birmingham, UK2 week old tattoo raised in some parts and super faded in others (the hair is suppose to be shaded lightly like that btw) but it just looks off is it normal to go back to the artist and ask???? I take care of it they gave me Saniderm for three daysgot this bad boy done back in february by Adam Barnes at Norsk Studio in Buford, Ga!16 hrs of progress, about 48 to go. Friendly fox back piece by Kelsey Ellis @ Honey Basil Tattoos, Kingston, Ontario.A collection of memories from where I used to live in Japan, also a birthday present to myself and some motivation to keep going now that I’m back at work. By Esme at Carousel Custom Tattoos, Newbury, UKNever gotten a tattoo before. I really love this design and was wondering if this artwork would translate well onto skin. Was thinking of getting it on my back as it will need to be a decent size to show all the detail. What do you all think?Got my first tattoo from RedSkull tattoos in NC. Already got a date set for my next one and a full back piece planned.In utter awe at this Japanese back piece done by South Korean artist, Zumiism.Old pic… flag tat that I got done two months back…. Ive been having severe ingrown hairs on my arm ever since then… Any advice? Never had a problem before with them.Frog Tattoo that I did a while back.My favorite piece I have. Half sleeve of koi by @horibakutattoo glad I got this in LA before Hori Baku moved back to Japan!Done a while back, but this is my space sleeve by Dan Henk when he was at Deep Six Tattoo in Philadelphia.My one shot lotus & mandala back piece today done by Dan Banner (@sinistertattooer) in Brighton, UKMy one shot lotus & mandala back piece today done by Dan Banner (@sinistertattooer) in Brighton, UKBrand new baby! Will need to go back one more time for chasing and color. Christine is amazing at GOOD,CLEAN,FUN. Go check her insta at eyetomic_art.Half fresh half healed dragon started back in January by Max LaCroix from Empire Inks Studio in Appleton, WIHalf fresh half healed dragon started back in January by Max LaCroix (me) from Empire Inks Studio in Appleton, WIBack Piece, Dan Bythewood, New york, NY.It is so good to be back to work. (Done by Jacqueline Schiller at New Age Tattoo in Toronto, Canada)Back piece, Dan Bythewood, New york, NY.Two back to back sessions = 17 hours. Done by Ruubenart in MinnesotaWarrior back piece by Marilyn Nguyen from Toronto, Canada (@marilyn_tattoos)Start of a back piece by Nary Huval, Perception Fine Body Art, Dallas, TXI was asked to post my back piece once it’s finished! All of the shading done today. Done by Lauren Hellier at Heart of Glass – Worthing, UKHandworkers Studio – Zoe in Olympia WA! Got a handpoked sword fern from Zoe to cover up a shitty tattoo I got from an abusive ex boyfriend years ago. Feel like I’ve taken my power back! Zoe is the bestTW: visible self harm scars….Semi-colon origami- Designed and tatted by Vann Ivy at True North Tattoos in Augusta, ME USA (it’s my first tattoo!! ill be back for more…!)The beginning to my back pieceGot this back in December of 2019 as my first “real” tattoo after having done a few small ones of my own. (Artist is @johnnyink on instagram and is located in Jackson, MS)back piece—line work done— Masterwork TattooMy front and back arm, inspired by designs of @Valhyr. Done by Mieke De Vlieger at Point Blank Tattoo in Sweden/Gothenburg.Unfinished- somewhat healed Cambodian back piece. Done by Becki Wilson at Hades Inquisition in Brooklyn NYThe back. Sorry, I’m taking the photo myself and it’s tricky. Fresh ink of Calvin and Hobbes done by Marz at Old Glory Tattoo in Asbury Park NJ 19 July 2020Finished full back. Done over five sessions by Drew Cottom at Amillion Tattoos in Austin, Texas.Done by Lawrence @ Temple Tattoo in Durango, CO. Got this done back in September but this piece is definitely my favorite still!First post + upcoming back piece. This piece was done a few years ago by Travis Hulshizer (now at the green gazelle in KC). Next up is a back piece and I’m looking for survival tips, what to wear, how to prepare, pain, etc. I’m nervous!Buddha & Jungle themed back piece done by Heidi Garner at Heartco Ink, Boolarra, Victoria, Australia. More has been added to shoulders and working in a left rib piece to cover writing.First setting for my back piece today. It will eventually cover both of my old tattoos.Mother Nature Sugar Skull – I got this tattoo in 2016 and the day after the first session.. one of my dearest friends passed away. I had told him I wanted a tattoo for years so the timing was heartbreaking. I went back for another session to add rosesStart of my back tattoo from Gm Tattoos, Dalby AustraliaLived doing this work, hope everyone is slowing getting back to normal safely. Feel free to check my Instagram out for more work @jonnyjsaundersMy new back tattoo and the art that inspired it. It is a cover up that hides two tattoos (sorry I don’t have a before but it was a bad tramp stamp and a ring of flowers between my shoulders). The work was done by Laci Hess at 717Tattoo in Harrisburg.Grandmothers memorial tattoo, go back to do color next month. Cullen @ Evolution INK, WA.My latest Tattoo I got in March on the back of my thigh, trying to think of a matching one for the other leg but no ideas as of yet! (Eff Yeah Tattoos, Sheffield, UK)The back of my head by Thu at All Sacred; Edgewater, COMy first tattoo! Fox pup with an olive branch. One 7 hour session with Duff McCormick at Standard Ink in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Got it back in January and I’m still in love.Outline on shading to start back half of leg; by Brad Brown; Private Studio (no name) St. Johns, NewfoundlandMy first sleeve back in 2016 by Sarah Michelle at Black Gold Tattoo, Edmonton AlbertaA cover up chest tattoo that I got a while back.Side piece I got a while back.Done by me on my client Emerson, before the shut down. Stoked to be back working again!Cambodian inspired back piece done by Becki Wilson @ Hades inquisitions in Brooklyn NYTattoo Done in Barcelona, Spain. Done om my thigh, it’s an old photo dating back to 1904. Love it!Floral back piece by Tony Murray (me) done at Legacy Tattoo Two – Tucson, AZ.Half sleeve i got few weeks back! What do you guys thinkLast piece I got pre-pandemic. Done by Dan Soule In West Springfield Massachusetts. Going back in the morning to finish this arm.Back half of forearm snake, Garth [email protected] Brick and Mortar, Barrie ONFirst session of back piece. Done by Alex Perry at Gentlemen’s tattoo.Just got this snake done! (Though the ghost was also done by the same artist a few months back). Done by Krista Jones at Red Raven in Utica, NY.