Thursday, December 18, 2014

Old School Black Bird Tattoo Design

This is a blackbird tattoo I designed for Sebastien Merle. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Monday, December 15, 2014

Mother Mary and Baby Jesus

Joy to the world the Lord has come, Let earth receive her King' Christmas is just around the corner so I thought I'd start working on a Christmas design for all the mothers out there, and my amazing mum because she is awesome. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Monday, December 8, 2014

Tattoo Clothing Label



Here are some photos of my wife and I modeling some of the garments I designed, available at http://samphillips.printmighty.co.nz/

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Amazon Warrior Woman With Wolf Tattoo

This is one of two thigh tattoo designs I created for Hilda Kemberling. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Gypsy Shepherd Thigh Tattoo Design

This is one of two thigh tattoo designs I created for Hilda Kemberling. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Monday, November 10, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

We Live This Battle - Shield Tattoo Style T-Shirt

New design available on clothing! Choose your garment type and colour at http://samphillips.printmighty.co.nz/

Print Mighty Balloon Ride T-Shirt Design

This is a t-shirt print I designed for printmighty.co.nz. I work for printmighty as an in house graphic designer. This design is available on garments at http://shop.printmighty.co.nz/ for only $20 NZD plus shipping. Copyright www.printmighty.co.nz

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Faun Girls Head on a Shield Tattoo

This is a new design of a faun head on a shield that I just finished colouring today. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz 

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Day of the Dead Gypsy Rib Tattoo Design

This Is a side (rib) tattoo I designed for Rebecca Meade. The ship represents her journey through life. And the book and pencil on the back symbolize her life story being written. The white rose is her sons birth flower and the flax kite on the back and huia feathers in the hair represent her husband and sons heritage. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

New Zealand Full Back Piece Tattoo Design

Five full days work and it's complete! A full back piece tattoo I designed for Caitlin Smith. She already had two fantails tattooed that I designed and wanted me to design the rest of her back tattoo around them. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gypsy Eyes in Roses Tattoo

The line work of this design is one if over 180 designs in my tattoo line art sketchbook. I knew it would be a fun design to colour so I just felt I had to colour it today. Sketchbook available at http://samphillipsillustration.bigcartel.com Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Tiger With Human Bones In Mouth Tattoo Tee

New clothing design available in my online store at http://samphillips.printmighty.co.nz/ on hoods, tees, singlets, baseball tees and crews.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Tattoo Line Art Sketchbook

My Tattoo Linework Sketchbook is now available to pre-order through Kickstarter! Please follow the link below and help me to release my very first 60 page sketckbook with over 180 new designs. 
www.kickstarter.com/projects/samphillipsart/tattoo-sketch-book-by-sam-phillips-volume-one

Monday, March 3, 2014

Overcoming Adversity Snake and Eagle Garment Design

I started working on this design for my tattoo sketchbook but decided it would make a good t-shirt design. It is available on garments at 
http://samphillips.printmighty.co.nz/ Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Ship Attacked By Kraken Tattoo Sleeve

This is a full upper arm tattoo of a kraken attacking a sail ship which I designed for Victor Laforteza. Copyright www.samphillips.co.nz