Protect what you love

When I started tattooing, people looked down our profession, and associated it with negative images. I, personally, saw a form of art, even so many others didn’t. It is great that today, I can use my profession for good cause: art for our oceans. I never would’ve believe that, if someone would have told me …

Island Studio

Year 2019 is going to be my twentieth year working with the art of tattooing. So, as an accolade to the long path, I will be opening private studio besides the ocean. I’ll be working 2019 from studio in rocky island, as well as in Helsinki LR Tattoo&Art Studio. Welcome to have your tattoo in mesmerizing …

Kids breaking waves

Catalonia, I love Catalonia. As one of my favorite friend has moved there, we had a good reason to do some tattoos and surf there on our autumn break.   Mediterranean sea is not famous of its swell like Spain’s San Sebastian is, but combined with kids it is super nice for small human beings …

Designing a tattoo

  Tattoo designing definitely needs good co-operation between a tattooer and a client. Sometimes it reminds a bit of mind reading. There are as many ways to design a tattoo, as there are tattooers. Still, when having and idea of tattoo you wish your tattooer to design for you, think in general few things for …

Pacific heartache

Hawaii is a place, where you leave your heart, and cry afterwards your heartache. I’ve had opportunity to visit Pacific Ink and Art Expo several times in Oahu, which is to me the best tattoo convention ever. Of course I’ve been surfing there, it is a pilgrim for any surfer to surf in islands, where …