Filling a small Gap between existing Tattoo's can be hard but not for Melbourne Tattooist Lachie Grenfell, which is evident here with this traditional rose tattoo placed in between some other great Melbourne made tattoos.
Classics are classics for a reason and Melbourne Tattooist Lachie Grenfell has proven that with his take on this Traditional Cry Baby Tattoo.
Here is a perfect example of a Classic Traditional Reaper Tattoo, Taken straight from Lachie Grenfell's book of available Tattoo Designs. Come by the North Melbourne Tattoo Shop to discuss your next idea with Lachie.
Here is a shot of Melbourne Tattooist Lachie Grenfell working last years Rites of Passage, You may have also seen Lachie there again this year. It was great to see so many new faces and work amongst lots of Talented Melbourne Tattoo shops.
Nautical tattoos have been around for over 100 years, they are truly timeless tattoo designs that have stood the test of time. If you've ever been worried about your tattoo design going out of style, then traditional tattoos and nautical tattoos are for you.
As far as traditional tattoos go, it doesn't get any better than a classic panther tattoo design. this one tattooed recently by Lachie Grenfell.
Sometimes all you need to fill a space in between two tattoos, is some classics like a rose and a swallow. They sit well with most other tattoos, and people have been getting them for over one hundred years now, so you know they aren't going to go out of style any time soon.
Lachie Grenfell is always keen to take on large Japanese tattoos. Something like this Kintaro and snake design would work out really well as a back tattoo.
Large hannya mask by Lachie Grenfell. Tattooed in one session.
Filling gaps between several other tattoos, is a tricky task some times. Too many Melbourne tattoo artists get lazy and just run their tattoos over the surrounding ones, rather than redrawing it, so that it fits properly.
Although this is not exactly a cover up, it is what we would call a "blast over". The idea of a tattoo like this is to do a strong tattoo over the top of a weaker tattoo, simply to draw attention away from the old faded tattoo.
Classic Sailor Jerry tattoo flash reworked by Lachie Grenfell. Classic designs such as this shark tattoo, have been used for tattoos for almost 100 years now. Trends in tattooing come and go, but a design like this will stand the test of time.