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The Folky and Powerful Tattoo Art of Jason Brooks

The Folky and Powerful Tattoo Art of Jason Brooks
Tattoo Artists1 min Read

In a modern tattoo world with realistic pieces and insane neo traditional imagery, folky tattoos like Jason Brooks' are truly refreshing.

Powerful and solid tattoo imagery need not be hyper realistic or super smooth in execution. A tattoo can be visually strong through composition and layout. These tattoos by Jason Brooks prove this point.

Rad dragon head thigh tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #Jasonbrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #dragon #dragonhead

Rad dragon head thigh tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #Jasonbrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #dragon #dragonhead

Jason Brooks is a seasoned and brilliant tattooer from Austin, Texas. He works and tattoos at Great Wave Tattoo. Jason Brooks' straightforward and solid approach to tattooing gives his work that strong and bold look. The brilliant economy of design paired with clean and solid application is his recipe for an amazing body of work.

Solid action packed back tattoo of a shark and some waves. Tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #jasonbrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #shark #backpiece

Solid action packed back tattoo of a shark and some waves. Tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #jasonbrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #shark #backpiece

Versatile in both Asian and Western tattoo art, his work is such a marvellous collection that any tattoo enthusiast would truly appreciate having some of his work on their skin. Subjects such as dragons, snakes and deities are some of his favorites. Whether it be large bodysuits and back tattoos or medium sized pieces on the thighs and forearms, Jason Brooks manages to pull off every tattoo project he works on, big or small.

Brilliant cobra back piece tattoo with some flames, masterful tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #cobra #flames
Classic and solid looking dragon with flames. Beautiful work by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #dragon #firedragon #flames
Massive and intricate Quan Yin back tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #QuanYin #backtattoo
Intense dragon back tattoo with a sword and flames. Tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #dragon #ryu #sword #flames
Rad shark tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #shark #waves
Clean and solid eagle chest tattoo by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #eagle #roses
Massive hannya and snake back tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #hannya #snake
Vibrant demon head tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #demon #devilhead
Amazing tiger head back tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #tigerhead #backpiece #backtattoo

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Amazing action packed eagle tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #eagle #redlightning

Amazing action packed eagle tattoo done by Jason Brooks. #JasonBrooks #GreatWaveTattoo #boldtattoos #TraditionalTattoo #eagle #redlightning

Images from Instagram.


rcallejatattoo
Written byrcallejatattoo

A tattoo artist working at Good Hand Tattoo, Metro Manila, Philippines. Forever a student of tattooing, art and life. A loving husband and a proud father of three. Follow me on Instagram @rcallejatattoo

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