Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Traditional Thai Tattoo & 2nd World Tattoo Arts Fesitval 2008, Pattaya

This Thai-style mermaid Tattoo by Jimmy Wong is very beautiful and vibrant. Jimmy Wong is a very famous artist for doing these kind of tattoos. Jimmy started to tattoo during the Vietnam War in the early 1970s on the border of Thailand and Laos outside a US airbase in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand. The Wong family tattoos a mixture of western and Asian designs and have a deep understanding about Thai tattoo history and he has passed this knowledge on to his children. You can check out his website at www.jimmywongtattoo.com

The above Tattoo picture set can be found at this Flickr Pool.

The 2nd World Tattoo Arts Festival & Exhibition 2008 by Jimmy Wong will be held at Pattaya Beach, Thailand on 16-17-18 May 2008, during which "World Class Tattoo Artists" are going to showcase their amazing tattooing talents.

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