Testament: Catholic Iconography for the Tattoo Studio
Hi, I'm Jimmy Lazer, a tattooer from Rhode Island. This book has been my passion project for the last 3 years.
Testament: Catholic Iconography for the Tattoo Studio is a must for any tattoo artist's or collector's library. Created by a tattooist, for tattooists and collectors, it is 165 pages of ideas and photo-reference featuring classic figures of Catholic Iconography.
Through the use of photography and photo-manipulation, classic Catholic art comes to life in stunning color and elegant black and gray. It features multiple angles and poses of tattoo's most popular images, complete with accurate costumes and props, including:
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Mater Dolorosa (Mother of Sorrows)
The Pieta / Lamentation
Mother and Christ Child
St. Michael / Warrior Angels
The Battle of Good and Evil (Angels battling demons)
The Rock of Ages
Doves, Prayer Hands, Crosses, Rosaries, Tombstones, Skulls, Backgrounds, and much more!
Any reference you need for large-scale Catholic tattoos is now at your fingertips, all compiled in one easy-to-use book! Great for inspiration and for giving clients multiple options based on a theme. The book includes ready-made designs and complete line drawings for every image! Also features artwork from acclaimed tattooists such as: Ed Taemets, Jebb Riley, Ken Knox, Jereminsky, Big Steve, and Stina Sardina Wulfe.
Whether you favor black and gray realism, illustrative new school, or traditional Americana, this book has everything you need to make a great lasting impression.
Hundreds of images in black and gray and color!
Everything you need from figures to props.
Every image comes with corresponding line drawing!
Alternate angles of commonly requested Catholic scenes!
Detailed lineart for quick use with all styles of tattooing!