Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver

If you are a real fan of the tattoo art you probably already heard of Master Horiyoshi III,if you didn't,get off your ass and go look it up!

You can also check it in here! He is considered the best tattoo artist in Japan, if not the World, keeping the essence of true tattoo alive. Today I came across a beautiful short film from photographer and filmmaker Johnnie Shand Kydd made back in 2010, and had to shared here, for all the tattoo and life lovers

"It’s important to remember that ‘Hori’ means ‘to carve. They are called skin carvers [because the process involves] sharpened bamboo being pushed again and again into the skin, creating gradations like you would in a brush stroke on a painting." Said the director Johnnie Shand Kydd

Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"

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Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"
Still from "Horiyoshi The Third: The Skin Carver"

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