"Sailor Jerry" Collins Hold Fast Series

One would assume JD O'Kelly was a WWII vet after stepping into Electric City Tattoo in Portland, Oregon. He earns his cred just like Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins, building his own "junkyard dog"-style tattooing machines. O'Kelly has a spiritual connection to tattooing which takes passion for his profession to a whole new level. His working-class attitude paired with the fusion of contemporary and traditional American and Japanese artwork, makes for an unparalleled traditional tattooing experience that Norman Collins would stand by.

 

Portland Mercury Bold Will Hold article

 

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