Homeward Bound: The Life and Times of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry explores the life, times and artistic legacy of the father of the old-school tattoo, Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins. In much the same way as the critically acclaimed cult film, Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry, this limited. Between and , Norman Sailor Jerry Collins became known as the For anyone interested in the art of the tattoo, the book is an essential download. Sailor Jerry Tattoo Flash, Vol. 1 [Sailor Jerry Collins, Norman Collins] on site. com. *FREE* Revisited - A Tribute to Flash from the Past (Tattoo Flash Book).
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Gallery View. Not knock-offs with random colored covers purple, white, etc These are how Malone intended them to be with the real colored covers.
Condition is New. Still in plastic wrapper and sleeve.
The set includes. Sailor Jerry Swallow Sketchbook.
Hard-to-find collection. By Sailor Jerry. Quick Links. Lovely laminated print with limited edition hologram Looks superb if framed.
These slick looking prints are made from original Sailor Jerry Norman Keith Collins tattoo flash artwork. Don't let this hand etched piece pass you by. This is a very rare flash piece as he usually used pen and ink for his flash, and his pre-flash drawings were pencil but with this series of drawings, five are done in colored pencil crayon snake is in regular pencil.
Results Pagination - Page 1 1 2. He relished the camaraderie of the Navy, and the old sea-faring traditions of the sailor became subjects he celebrated in his work until his death. More importantly, the Navy took Jerry across the Pacific to China and Japan, a journey that sparked his lifelong interest in Asian art and culture and then deposited him in Hawai'i in the early s.
The tropical islands felt custom-made for Jerry. The constant flow of sailors through Hawai'ian ports kept Jerry connected to his beloved Navy while Honolulu's bustling Chinatown fed his fascination with Asian culture.
Jerry decided to call Hawai'i his home. He landed in Chicago in the s and connected with his first formal teacher, the legendary Gib "Tatts" Thomas, who taught Jerry how to use a tattoo machine.
The lesson itself became part of the great Sailor Jerry mythology: Thomas took Jerry to the city morgue where a friend of the tattooer worked the night shift and would allow the young apprentice to practice tattooing on corpses.
They led Jerry to a dark room where a cadaver lay covered by a sheet on a table and left him alone with his tattoo machine and inks. Determined not to be spooked, Jerry set up his gear and lifted the corpse's arm when suddenly the body sat upright and screamed, terrifying Jerry.
Thomas and his friends laughed hysterically at the joke they had played on the young, severely shaken apprentice.
The average American stumbled upon a tattooed person in novels and society pages or viewed them at dime museums and carnivals.
Between and , tattooing in America came of age. Commercially minded tattooists began by selling designs and progresses to owning and maintaining supply companies.
They also exploited new technology. We may not always act like it, but we're adults around here. YYYY Use a cookie to remember me Only check this box if you are not using a shared computer.