Horiyoshi III (by own name Yoshihito Nakano) is not just a great Japanese tattoo artist.
He is an artist without borders. He is a master of drawing, fashion designer and excellent tattoo master who is skilled with a tattoo gun as good as with traditional Japanese tattoo sticks.
Horiyoshi III become the most known Japanese tattoo artist and is called the international ambassador of Japanese traditional Irezumi tattooing.
The cover shot above was taken for UK Tattoo Master magazine by myself.
Image on the cover of the magazine was taken in Horiyoshi III’s studio in Yokohama.
It continues here.