Tattoo

Darryl is an award winning artist proudly working at Slave to the Needle inn Seattle WA. He’s spent the majority of his tattoo career in the Seattle area, with stints in Europe and Las Vegas. His preferred styles are neo-traditional, American traditional, and color realism, often times combining styles to create something all it’s own. Darryl finds joy in large scale work as well as smaller one session pieces. He likes to participate in tattoo conventions and travel for guest appearances. While not tattooing he’s usually either painting, doing leatherwork, or golfing. Darryl works at our Ballard location and is greatly looking forward to collaborating on your next tattoo.

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Darryl's Portfolio

Darryl on Instagram

At the @trtattcon with this guy @tenderyoungcatfish he was my apprentice and little brother from another mother. Follow him if you don’t. His Stories are things of legend. #tattoo #tattooconvention #mondaymalarkey #pooprock #buttrock #catfish #readyformycloseup #marijuana #seattle #seattletattoo #seattletattooartist ...

Northern ghost Bat. Little red and swollen. @slavetotheneedle
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#neotraditionaltattoo #neotrad #naturetattoo #battattoo #whitebat #shikaka
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Some parts fresh, some parts healed. Anatomical heart with Neotraditional elements. I’ve had a few requests for these now. Always love doing them and make them all a little different. @slavetotheneedle
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#anatomicalheart #hearttattoo #flowertattoo #halfsleevetattoo #hibiscus #hibiscustattoo #realism #neotraditionaltattoo #neotrad #mashup
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RIP Scrappy. Pet memorial done at @seattletattooexpo one more session to finish the chain, add more highlights and smooth a couple areas out, but really happy with the first session. @slavetotheneedle
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#pitbull #pitty #portrait #dogportrait #seattletattooexpo #2022 #tattooconvention #pitbulltattoo #memorialtattoo
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Ll Zelda action.
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#zeldatattoo #nintendo #zelda #gamer #nerd #nerdtattoo #mastersword #link #videogames #legendofzelda @slavetotheneedle
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Healed Grateful Dead tattoo I did a few months ago. @slavetotheneedle
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#gratefuldead #greatfuldeadtattoo #minimalisttattoo #skeleton #skeletontattoo #blackandgreytattoo #jerrygarcia #healedtattoo #music #band
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Early stages of a much larger project. #princessmononoke
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Mermaid for a great client. Done at @slavetotheneedle
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Cover from the book “Ishmael” by Daniel Quinn. Not sure who the original Illustrator is.
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#literature #danielquinn #ishmael #neotraditionaltattoo #seattle #ballard
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Scurvy Pirate limes. On some great clients. Done at @slavetotheneedle
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#piratetattoo #skulltattoo #limetattoo #ballard #matchingtattoos #brothers #seattle #gradienttattoo
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Mushrooms and wild flowers. Healed from about a year ago.
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Healed Giraffe on my one of my long time clients
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Bird is the word. .
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Trying to get back into the swing of posting. I’ve neglected Social Media for a while now. But here’s a wolf I finished last night. Thanks for looking.
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#wolf #lobo #howlingwolf #barkatthemoon #blackandgrey #blackandgreytattoo #wolftattoo #animaltattoo #nature #naturelovers #ballard
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Giraffes for Sam. Going to do one more session for some fine tuning and more highlights. Done today at @slavetotheneedle
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#realismtattoo #animalportrait #giraffe #giraffetattoo ##realistictattoo #africa
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508 NW 65th Street, Seattle, WA 98117
206-789-2618

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