Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Gypsy Hourglass Tattoo Half Sleeve

This is a half sleeve tattoo I designed for Scott Blakeney. He wanted a gypsy girl holding and hourglass on the outside of this upper arm. And the words "Live Life" in script side on, on his inner upper arm. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Lady Macbeth Shakespeare Tattoo

This is a Lady Macbeth tattoo I designed for Miriam Angulo. Miriam was very clear about how she wanted her design to look but also gave me alot of freedom to interpret her specifications the way I thought would work best. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Crow Crown Belt Crest Tattoo Design

I designed this belt family crest tattoo for Rob Hay. It will go along side a previous tattoo I designed for Rob of a Squirrel. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Roller Derby VRA Logo Design

I can't take much credit for this design because I was given a very detailed sketch to work from. I just re-vectored the lines and gave it a touch of my own style. Designed for V.R.A Roller Derby.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Grim Reaper Eagle Chest Tattoo

This is a full chest piece tattoo design I just completed for Daniel Encarnacion. Daniel ask Me to design a wolf fighting the grim reaper and an eagle flying over water holding a heart. And also to inclued the words "Only Death Can Stop Me" into the design. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Nature Guardian Wolf Girl Full Tattoo Sleeve

This is a full arm sleeve tattoo of a guardian of the forest that I designed for Dmitriy Sabitov. The empty space on the inner upper arm is where he already has a tattoo that he wanted me to design around. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Garter Gun Leg Tattoo

This is an upper leg gun in garter tattoo I designed for Jonathan Bolin's girlfriend. That's the third design Jonathan has ordered now! Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

The Lastest Fallout Gas Mask Bombs T-shirt Design

Me wearing one of the t-shirts I designed for the band 'The Latest Fallout' It will be available for purchase very soon! Copyright The Lastest Fallout.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Tinker Bell Bad Girl Tattoo

This is a half sleeve tattoo of Tinker Bell as a bad girl that I designed for Jonathan Bolin. Jonathan gave me alot of free reign on this piece so it was really fun to work on. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Monday, July 1, 2013

Tiki Joe's Pizza Print and T-Shirt Design

This is print and t-shirt design I did for "Tiki Joe's Pizza"

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Mad Moxxi With Tip Jar Tattoo

Andy Nicholls asked me to design this tattoo of the xbox / computer game character "Mad Moxxi" from the game "Boarderlands 2" I don't have as much time to play xbox these days but my xbox live gamer tag is Concrete Eyes if anyone wants to add me and join one of my games. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Libra Lights Poxleitner Tattoo Sleeve

This is a lower arm sleeve tattoo I designed for Victor Laforteza. Victor asked for the inner arm to be of a greek goddess woman holding scales (Libra) surrounded by waves. And for her face and hair to look like Lights Poxleitner. He also wanted a snake wrapping around a skull with sun rays and three stars included on the outside of the lower arm. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Spear Piercing a Sun Sphere Tattoo

This is an upper arm tattoo I designed for Jarrett Quan. Jarrett asked me to design a Chinese style sun (like you see alot of images of drangons holding) getting pierced by a spear, with the flames from the sun licking around the spear. I did a bit of research and these sun spheres are also referred to as pearls. So I decided to colour the sphere with a pearl like finish. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Roller Derby Logo

This a conceptual logo I designed to show case what I can do for roller deby teams. I might be working on a full body logo design for this team in the future. Share this with your team and who knows I might end up working on your team logo! Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Print Mighty Skull Tee Design

I don't know what it is but I just really like drawing skulls! It must be all the metal music I listen to. Here is another one I designed for Print Mighty. You can get it printed on a t-shirt for the super low price of $20 New Zealanddollars here: http://shop.printmighty.co.nz/ Copyright www.printmighty.co.nz

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Jesus and devil Chest Tattoo Design

I've had this concept of Jesus Christ and the devil for a male chest tattoo for a while now and just had some time to work on it over the last few days. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Angelic Bow And Arrow Warrior Half Sleeve Tattoo

This is a warrior angel half sleeve tattoo design I created for Espen Thure. Espen gave me alot of freedom with this design which I really enjoyed. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Sugar Skull Wolf Hole Diggers Dog Spa

This is the second Illustration I have designed for Jane of ‘Hole Diggers Dog Spa’ Copyright Hole Diggers Dog Spa

Monday, February 25, 2013

Gypsy Reading Under Tree Leg Tattoo

This is a half lower leg tattoo I designed for Ashliegh Louise Li. Ashliegh asked me to design a tattoo of a gypsy girl wearing colourful headphones around her neck, chuck taylor shoes on her feet. Sitting under a tree with her guitar and cat. She also asked me to inclued the words “Read to live, live to sing” into the design. Copyright Ashliegh Van Helmont. www.samphillips.co.nz

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Shark, Gypsy and Sugar Skull Tattoo Sleeve

This is an arm sleeve tattoo I designed for Etienne Lombard of South Africa. It took me four days to finish but I’m really happy with the result. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Skull and Pistols Half Sleeve Tattoo

This is a short lower arm sleeve tattoo I designed for Nuno Santos. Nuno ask for the tattoo design to inclued two crossed pistols, skulls and four aces. And this is the result! Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Pheonix Libra Scales Tattoo

This is a pheonix forarm tattoo I designed for Jonathan Davies. Jonathan ask me to design a tattoo of a pheonix holding scales as he is a libra. He also asked that I don’t use many colours and to keep most of it greysale with some red elements. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Monday, January 7, 2013

Feather Pocket Watch Tattoo Dress Design

This is a t-shirt dress that I designed to sell at Parachute Music Festival. There will only be 5 available at the Print Mighty tent so you'll have to be quick if you want one! If you would like to order one via paypal private message me and we'll make it happen. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz