24 x 18½ pastel on pastel paper
completed and released March 9, 2010
25 very limited edition Gallery prints
100 limited edition Studio prints
open edition Portfolio prints
additional information about my giclée prints
As I continue to create pieces for my new show, I am drawing upon the show's theme... iconic gay imagery. Naturally sailors fit that bill. I figured that the tradition of getting a tattoo while in the navy, nearly a rite of passage, would make a great focus for the piece.