Tatau – The Traditional Art of Tatau or Tattoo

ta Tatau Rarotonga

Shoulder Cap and sleeve

Inner arm...Aotearoa Maori design and pattern with Cook Islands motif.

Inner arm…Aotearoa Maori design and pattern with Cook Islands motif.Inner Arm

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Malu layout Cook Islands/Hawaiian pattern

Malu layout..CookIslands /Hawaiian pattern

Malu layout..CookIslands /Hawaiian pattern

Croc starts tatau for his wife Ani Oneil… a Malu style layout with Cook Islands and Hawaiian pattern acknowledging her family ties.


Marquesean Leg Tatau Top

Marquesean Leg Tatau top

Marquesean Leg Tatau top


Marquesean leg tatau

Marquesean Leg tatau

Marquesean Leg tatau

Marquesean Leg Tatau finished for Numa Mackenzie…combination of Tatau and hand push tatau

 

 

 


Shoulder Cap

Shoulder Cap


Chest Tatau

Atiuan collar chest tatau with local tattooist Luther Berg assisting and Maria Tanner srteching


Atiuan Chest Tatau – Rarotonga

Chest Tatau

Atiuan Chest Tatau - Rarotonga

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