‘Papatūānuku – the rhythm of the land’
Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.
The Body of Matariki by Victor Lee Te Paa, Māori artist (KX101104)
Medium: acrylic on plywood. Size: 12 x 12 inches. "This full portrait represents Matariki in human form. Her facial tattoos and feathers express our relationship to our surroundings.
Ta Moko Gold Coast & Brisbane | Arts Elemental
Ta Moko, Maori Art & Ornamental Tattoos by Turumakina & Ifyrefini Duley. Arts Elemental - Based on the Gold Coast & Brisbane; tattooing worldwide.
Laser cut signs of the time
The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #39 Hey, Sam here. I’m back collecting this week’s posts from The Laser Cutter. Above is a laser cut quick response code stencil which can function as hobo signs – not sure what that is? Read more at F.A.T.com. A Guide To Making Signs Everything you need to know about making signs.
Tristan Marler — sunset tattoo
Tristan Marler Tristan is of Te Rarawa descent, from the Hokianga in the far north. He is trained in Whakairo Rakau (traditional wood carving). He has been blending his knowledge of carving and Maori art over to the art of Tattooing. Tristan is now tattooing full time, and specializes in Ta Moko, Blackwork, pattern work, geometric and dot-work tattoo styles.