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hold-fast by boston-joe hold-fast by boston-joe
im trying to incorporate something different into my artwork. i'll be coloring this with watercolors. done on watercolor paper with ink and ink wash.

if i can throw a sketchbook together before the NY con, this'll probably be the cover.
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KevMcNamara Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome work!
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mattcrap Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010
nice, can we expect this to be inked into your back by then?
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
unfortunately, no. when i was 18 i sullied that large amount of tattoo real estate with a tattoo i regret now. BUT, a big clipper ship for my chest is in the works!
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mattcrap Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
ha! awesome
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Gaston25 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
I like it, it's got a cool rockabilly feel to it! Looking forward to the watercolors.
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks! posting it now...
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BrattyBen Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
GREAT!!
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you, ben!
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Jasonaut Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Dig!
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks!
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Writer-Man Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome as always!
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks!
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clippys Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
I like your style
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
kind of you to say. thank you!
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drudgeons Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
sooo good. love the combination of styles.
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
im really trying to push the "old sailor" feel to my character.
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zsabreuser Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Professional Artist
Sweeet! This looks hot!
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks!
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MazAdamsArt Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Bad-Ass..I look forward to the sketchbook
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
you and me both!
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cmcclure Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010
this looks mean bro! Good work! you should do a whole tattoo series of your characters!
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks, craig! im just trying to incorporate more of the "sailor" elements to the character. and the traditional tattoo style really pushes that.
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ShaunONeil Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Professional Filmographer
this picture needs an eel.
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
its there... in his pants... next to the penis...
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JoshuaCovey Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Professional General Artist
Awesome, Joe. I know I'd pick one up.
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boston-joe Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks! i just hope i cann have them done.
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