Tatau – The Traditional Art of Tatau or Tattoo

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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.

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Marquesean leg tatau

Marquesean Leg tatau

Marquesean Leg tatau

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

 

 

 


Chest Tatau

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


Samoan style back peice


Leg Tatau – Manga Ngio – Sharks Teeth

Leg work

Numa and Tom show Crocs leg work

Manga Ngio – Sharks teeth done on whole side of leg….Tom’s arm work done by Steve Ma Ching (NZ) and Numa’s bottom calf by Tetini Pekepo (RAR)

 


Ta Tatau London – Marquesian Chest

Ta Tatau London

Ta Tatau London


Shoulder Tatau

Shoulder Ta Tatau

Shoulder tatau

Inspired by Samoan tatau patterns