Fake tattoos designed for the stage makeup of Eastern Washington Universities Theatrical production of Romeo and Juliet. The costume design by Jessica Ray was heavily influenced by modern Goth and Emo style.
Untitled - Queen Mab tattoo designed for the right of center chest on Mercutio in Eastern Washington University's theatre production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Prince of Cats - This is the forearm tattoo for Tybalt in EWU's theatre production of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare crowns Tybalt the "Prince of Cats" and so for this production Tybalt has a panther on his fighting arm.
Soldier - Mercutio had a military influence in EWU's production of Romeo and Juliet. As a badge of honor he wears 3 stars on his right arm.
Anarchnid - Tybalt's crew is a hotheaded bunch and so I designed their tattoos around death and chaos. This an example of a forearm tattoo used on one of the crew in the production at EWU of Romeo and Juliet.
Three of Swords - The three of Swords is a grim symbol evoking themes of chaos and destruction. This was applied to the shoulder of one of the Capulet gang in EWU's production of Romeo and Juliet.
Hidden Dagger - This tattooo was designed for the hand of a Montague in EWU's production of Romeo and Juliet.
Balance - Benvolio is the most levelheaded of teh Montague gang in Rome and Juliet. Benevolio derived from the word benevolent, meaning good. This chest tattoo was designed to express the balance in Benevolio's nature with a sun and moon skull, along with the purit
By Any Other Name - A rose by any other name, Romeo is compared to a rose in Romeo and Juliet. I wanted some masculine theme in the tattoo as well so I designed a sword and rose together in a tribal style that I thought worked well for the lover and reluctant fighter.