Thursday, December 16, 2010

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Alice in Wonderland Tattoo

I designed this alice in wonderland tattoo for Teena Fleming. Teena asked for a more gloomy looking alice in terms of eye make-up, holding a sugar skull under her arm (face on). And her other hand holding onto a ribbon that has a key attatched, with the top of the key in the shape of a heart. Copyright Sam Phillips

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Capek Card Game

Photos of a game called 'Capek' by Garphill Games that I did the graphics for.

Swifts and Sparrows Illustration

I designed this illustration for my brothers band Swifts and Sparrows

Brooke Fraser T-Shirt Design

Joachim Hof asked me to come up with a t-shirt design for Brooke Fraser. To try and convince her to have her own Print Mighty store

Monday, November 29, 2010

Buy My Designs On T-Shirts!

You can now buy my designs on t-shirts at my new online store. ( ) Thanks to

Gypsy Holding Sugar Skull Tattoo

I designed this tattoo of a gypsy holding a sugar skull for Pip Elrington. Copyright Sam Phillips

Friday, November 26, 2010

East of Eden - Angel T-Shirt Design

This is a t-shirt I designed for Auckland band 'East of Eden'.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Horowhenua Stage challenge T-shirts

This is a tshirt design I was asked to create for the horowhenua college students for the 2010 Stage Challenge.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Wisdom in Trial T- Shirt

New wisdom in trial t-shirt that I designed. Available now at Print Mighty

Praiz Studios T-Shirt Design

This is a t-shirt and logo that I designed for Praiz Studios, a dance studio on the Kapiti Coast.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Hourglass T-shirt Printed

Blake modeling my new hourglass t-shirt design. Available for purchase at Print Mighty

Paramore T-Shirt Design (sorry not for sale)

Lauren wearing a singlet I designed for her (Sorry not for sale, unless Paramore whats to print it)

Monday, September 27, 2010

Day Of The Dead Girl

I designed this day of the dead girl tattoo just because I've noticed they are quite popular. I thought it would also make a cool t-shirt design too.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Three Strand Cord Tattoo

I designed this tattoo for Richard and Deb Sheppard. They came up with the composition and I just prettied it up a bit and coloured. The purple is the colour of royalty (God). The white is the bride and the black is the groom.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Paramore Hayley Williams Poster

I designed this hoping the band paramore would notice it and use it for either a tour poster or a tshirt design.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Hello Sailor Girl Tattoo

I designed this hello sailor girl tattoo for Clément Fortot. Clément asked for a pinup style sailor girl who was winking, with a banner saying "Hello Sailor" Clément also asked me to incorporate a swallow into the design somehow. The Number 42 is a number related to his family. Copyright Sam Phillips

Monday, August 30, 2010

Purple House Cafe Logo

I designed these logos for Donna Pengelly. Donna asked me to design a logo for her new cafe "The Purple House" Donna chose to use the logo on the top left and the bottom logo.

Sam Phillips Tattoo Flash Store

You can now buy my brand new tattoo flash sets on my website at With ten A3 sheets there is something for everyone. Sets include flower tattoos, pirate tattoos, music tattoos, gypsy tattoos, skull and crown tattoos, hourglass tattoos, angel tattoos, jesus tattoos, lock and key tattoos and fairy tattoos.

Monday, July 26, 2010

I once was lost but now I am found tattoo

These tattoos were designed for Alex Cassin who wanted a crow and banner with the words "I once was lost" and a cardinal bird and banner with the words "But now I am found. These were designed for the tops of his feet. Alex also asked the designs to be very similar to the city and colour, sometimes cover art.Copyright Sam Phillips

Monday, July 12, 2010

Angel Tattoo Design

This is one of the angels from my angel tattoo flash page coming very soon!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Daisy Chain Tattoo

I designed this daisy chain tattoo for a tattoo flash set I'm working on. Be patient it is coming soon!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Musical Note Tattoo

I designed this musical note tattoo for a tattoo flash set I'm working on. Be patient it is coming soon! Copyright Sam Phillips

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

I designed this skull wearing a crown tattoo for a tattoo flash set I'm working on. Be patient it is coming soon! Copyright Sam Phillips

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Pirate Girl Tattoo

Some guy wanted me to design a pirate girl tattoo for him but didn't feel he could trust me to pay before I started. So I just created my own one to used in my flash set. Copyright Sam Phillips

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Musical Breath Tattoo

This tattoo was designed for Matt Galloway who wanted a tattoo of musical notes coming from the breath of christ. Copyright Sam Phillips

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Sailor Jerry Style Eagle Tattoo

I designed this sailor Jerry style eagle tattoo flash for Werner De Smedt who lives in Belgium.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Gypsy's Life Tattoo Flash

I get such good comments about my last gypsy design so I thought I would give another one a go. This is what happens when I design til 4 in the morning.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Lego Sea Tattoo

I designed this tattoo for Kassi Booth, who wanted a lower arm sleeve designed up centering around her love for scuba diving.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Test Printing T-Shirts

I'm working on a new clothing label that will be coming soon. I did 50 test designs last week here are a couple. So if you like any of my tattoo designs they could be available on a t-shirt very soon.

Celtic Australian Family Crest

This is a family crest design I created for Ian Harrison. It contains Australian and Celtic elements of his family history.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Robot Nation Poster

I designed this comic book style poster for this years Wellington Armageddon Expo. Where I will have my own store selling my clothing label (Robot Nation). The expo is held at Queens Wharf Events Centre on April the 2nd, 3rd and 4th. So come and meet me and buy a t-shirt. Copyright Sam Phillips

Saturday, February 13, 2010

I designed this polish eagle tattoo for Craig Maciejewski. Craig asked for a polish eagle holding a shield with the madigan family bird, a celtic symbol and the southern cross on it. He also requested to have the words veritas and aequitas on two separate banners. Copyright Sam Phillips

Monday, January 18, 2010

Threadless T-Shirt Comp

Party Like A Rockstar - Threadless T-shirts, Nude No More
Checkout the t-shirt design I entered in a competion at