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Phoenix Artwerks/Tattoos Est: 2001

Journal Entry: Thu Mar 28, 2013, 1:19 AM
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I started Phoenix Tattoos in 2001 when i was 24 years old but I've been tattooing since i was 18 and have been doing art since I was a child   drawing on 1st tattoo by phoenixtattoos
I'm not gunna wank on that I'm a 'Professional tattoo artist' or how good i am, I think my work speaks for itself
I dont go in for tattoo shows or awards either, to be honest i dont really care about what some random person/judge thinks of what i do-
all i care about is firstly what i think about it and if i like it and secondly what the person im tattooing thinks of it
That may sound weird putting myself first but i want to be proud of what i do
I specialize in Biomechanic and Fantasy type stuff but I'm open to doing anything even the gay stuff ie not homosexual but girly stuff, some of that can be quite enjoyable to tattoo
First and foremost i like to, if i can, design and tattoo a really original piece of work, ART not STICKERS

Martins Hand by phoenixtattoos   Blossom tree by phoenixtattoos   Chev2 by phoenixtattoos   Adam1 by phoenixtattoos   reubens arm 1 by phoenixtattoos   Celt Family Tree by phoenixtattoos   Paleman by phoenixtattoos   Zarnas angel by phoenixtattoos   Jacob by phoenixtattoos
Viks Back by phoenixtattoos   Giger Piece by phoenixtattoos   Irenes Back by phoenixtattoos   compass by phoenixtattoos   Trevour 7 by phoenixtattoos     bio eye by phoenixtattoos     tribal maori by phoenixtattoos     Trevour 9 by phoenixtattoos     pretty fairy by phoenixtattoos

I don't have thousands of designs to go though cause i hate that generic sort of stuff, whatever I do, I want to be unique and original
I design  a lot of work on the computer and relish the chance to create something personal for someone
Here are some examples of stuff I've put together on computer in preparation for tattooing
Back 1 by phoenixtattoos   back 3 by phoenixtattoos   Back 2 by phoenixtattoos   Jesus by phoenixtattoos   Viks Arm maybe by phoenixtattoos

I learnt how to airbrush in 2006 and since picking that up my tattooing has improved significantly
Digital:   Voyage to Valhalla 19-3-13 by phoenixtattoos   Broken Glass by phoenixtattoos     The Faith Delusion by phoenixtattoos   Moonchild by phoenixtattoos     208 Coming Home 26-3-13 by phoenixtattoos   Fat of the land by phoenixtattoos   Each Dawn I Die 1-3-13 by phoenixtattoos     187 27-11-12 by phoenixtattoos     The Horned Godess by phoenixtattoos

Airbrush:   Death Dealer 6-10-12a copy by phoenixtattoos   Ran by phoenixtattoos   Die Umarmung 20-10-08 by phoenixtattoos   Moonlapse Vertigo by phoenixtattoos   Bleak 12-3-11 by phoenixtattoos     RNESSA L by phoenixtattoos   The Fear 25-7-09 by phoenixtattoos     Decembers Doom 19-5-09 by phoenixtattoos   Elantrocidal Image by phoenixtattoos

I'm open to doing commissioned artwork for people to, whether it be digital or airbrushed, portraits, landscapes or anything in between
I did this for someone based on a dream they had The Funeral by phoenixtattoos
I think I have a really unique style in my approach and execution of my art, whether on skin, canvas or digital

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Journal History


scott combes
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
New Zealand
Current Residence: 63 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, New Zealand, PH 027 250 1029
deviantWEAR sizing preference: XL
Favourite genre of music: Progressive Death Metal, Classical and Skinhead
Favourite style of art: Surreal Fantasy and Biomechanic
Skin of choice: White
Favourite cartoon character: Conan The Adventurer
Personal Quote: Phoenix Tattoos-Your Final Solution


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solark Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016
Thank you very much for the faves!
landobaldur Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2016  Professional General Artist
greetings from one creative mind to another
KevPask Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hi, Happy Birthday, have a great day!
Ensomniac Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much  for the faves  :peace:
Chiyuky Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav!
GrimDreamArt Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi Scott! Thanks a lot for faving "Steampunk Landscape" :)
phoenixtattoos Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
No problem, your artwork is amazing
jacksonmstattoo Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav!
whats up bro long time no see!i got locked up for 4 yrs for fightin heh
FABRYKING61 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very very thanks for the favorite
qshera Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for +fav 
kayanah Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the favorite! :)
xXNightshineXx Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Man....your excellent! I wish I could have you here for a tattoo cover up
leothefox Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   General Artist
:wave: Thanks for all the faves!
SkumPat Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for favourites man, love your work, total support!
fatal-kitty Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thank you for the fav!Heart Love
SkumPat Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sick work, this is awesome.
phoenixtattoos Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks dude, love yours too, reminds me of finntrolls artowrk
ChrisOzFulton Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy b-day!
phoenixtattoos Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks mate
ChrisOzFulton Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
for sure been watching your stuff for years now lol Love it maybe one day i can make it over there and have you do some work on me!
SandraHultsved Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so very much for the favs!:rose:
Tohron1980 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for :+fav:
thehoundofulster Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
thank you
LUSHMONTANAS Featured By Owner May 27, 2014
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