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NEW T-SHIRTS, TOTE-BAGS & PRINTS 2016

New t-shirts done, inspired by Balinese / Javanese Perada design. Normally Perada is used as decoration in ceremonies in Bali, you can also see it wrapped around temples and is also used in dancer’s costumes. Well this t-shirt is not as cool as the original perada, but ya, sharing culture is always fun.! First will be available at the Mondial du Tattouage convention Paris. and also some available in the shop @25tolifetattoos.

T-shirts available in size S / M / L / XL (only a limited amount of T-shirts available).Preview_t-shirts

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And also 3 different limited (a4 / squared) prints & some awesome tote-bags made by Ade will be available at the Mondial du Tattouage convention Paris.

The convention will start on upcoming Thursday, so see you all there!

– Lielo

 

 

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BUDDHISM PARASOL / UMBRELLA

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Ade recently did this Tibetan design on one of his returning customers.

Buddhism parasol / umbrella

In Buddhism, the parasol is a symbol of royal dignity and protection from the heat of the sun. Besides that it also represents protection from the “heat” of negative forces, like greed, lust and suffering, obstacles in the path towards enlightenment.

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The ornate parasol usually is depicted with a dome, representing wisdom and a “skirt” around the dome, representing compassion. Sometimes the dome is octagonal (having eight angles and eight sides), representing the Eightfold Path. Sometimes it is square, representing the four directional quarters.

The Buddhist parasol is part of 8 other important symbols of Buddhism, called the The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism.

 

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– Lielo

 

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INHALE – EXHALE

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I’m currently trying out some new sort of calligraphy.

INHALE – EXHALE

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Did this piece recently and I have a lot of other designs ready with this type of calligraphy.

I’m very happy to tattoo more designs like this.!

– Ade Itameda

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TEMPLE GUARDIAN INSPIRED CHEST

 

 

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We’re already two weeks into the new year, time flies! We started fresh, full of new inspiration & energy!

Ade started working on this great chest piece a week ago. The design is inspired on the chest / neck ornaments of the guardians in front of the temples in Bali. First these statues were placed only in Pura (temples) and Puri (Royal homes), but nowadays they can be found in front of most of the houses in Bali. The statues are usually placed as protectors, on the left and right sides of the gate and have an important symbolism for Balinese people. Sometimes they look alike, but they are not identical. Often the statues are like a mirror image rather than an exact replica. For example if one statue makes a looks to the left, the other would make it to the right. Other statues that you can find surrounding temples and houses in Bali are mostly related to Hindu gods (and statues related to Ramayana and Mahabharata).

 

– Lielo

 

 

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FEMALE CHEST DESIGN + LATE NIGHT DRAWING

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Female chest design Ade did recently. It’s always great to see how an idea, turns into a sketch, a design and eventually into the end result a tattoo, permanently placed on the skin. Sometimes done in one, sometimes in multiple sessions.

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Ade has also been working till late at night (always the best moment to draw!) on a traditional batik design for a great project for the next year. We can’t reveal to much about it yet, but you can find out more about it on the International Tattoo Convention in Frankfurt! Another reason to attend this great convention!

 

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ADE ITAMEDA X VANS

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A couple of weeks ago, Ade Itameda was asked to design a pair of shoes for Vans BLX.

And this is the end result!

For more information, check:  http://www.vans.nl/news/item/8402/artist-shoe-ade-itameda

Special thanks to Vans BLX & Silvia for making this possible!

 

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BEAUTIFUL BACKS

All tattoos are made by Ade Itameda.

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BALI + T-SHIRTS

 

Sorry for our late update! We’re putting the last hand on the new t-shirts! So soon we will upload the 2 new designs! One design for the boys and one design for the girls. We also will be printing bigger size’s for the guys this time! It’s going to be awesome.

Also we’re leaving to Bali on 27 June for a vacation and  Ade will be tattooing for 2/3 days. He’s only working by appointment, so if you want to make an appointment, send an email to: thisis369@gmail.com. Then we will plan you in!

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T-SHIRTS + INDONESIA

It’s almost time to head back to Indonesia.

Only 3 weeks left, on 14 April we’re flying back to Indonesia again.

The t-shirts are also selling out quickly! We only have some left of every design. So be quick and place your order before everything is sold out! We’re not sure if we’re going to print this specific designs again, so this could be your last chance to get one of these!

If you want to place an order please send an email to: thisis369@gmail.com

 

Click here if you want to see the t-shirts again with the information!

 

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