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Jackson's Oni WIP by Sirius-Tattoo Jackson's Oni WIP :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 1 0 Jackson's Koi by Sirius-Tattoo Jackson's Koi :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 0 0 Glowing Biomechanical by Sirius-Tattoo Glowing Biomechanical :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 0 0 Water Hair by Sirius-Tattoo Water Hair :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 0 0 Sarah's hand and perched bird by Sirius-Tattoo Sarah's hand and perched bird :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 3 0 Patrick's Sea Bee Tattoo by Sirius-Tattoo Patrick's Sea Bee Tattoo :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 4 0 Matt's Strut Tattoo by Sirius-Tattoo Matt's Strut Tattoo :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 1 0 War Torn Iron Man by Sirius-Tattoo War Torn Iron Man :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 9 0 Yoshi by Sirius-Tattoo Yoshi :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 8 0 Phantom Pain Big Boss by Sirius-Tattoo Phantom Pain Big Boss :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 3 0 The Major. by Sirius-Tattoo The Major. :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 7 1 Kung Fury Barbariana by Sirius-Tattoo Kung Fury Barbariana :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 1 0 Street Fighter Lord Bison by Sirius-Tattoo Street Fighter Lord Bison :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 24 0 Street Fighter Cammy by Sirius-Tattoo Street Fighter Cammy :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 35 4 Subaru Impreza Digital Drawing by Sirius-Tattoo Subaru Impreza Digital Drawing :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 4 0 Sean's Polish Hussar by Sirius-Tattoo Sean's Polish Hussar :iconsirius-tattoo:Sirius-Tattoo 2 0


Random Paint by Darkdux Random Paint :icondarkdux:Darkdux 87 7 Cammy by ng and surf tiki colored by DanOlvera Cammy by ng and surf tiki colored :icondanolvera:DanOlvera 160 16 You should not have underestimated me. by RizzyOkuni You should not have underestimated me. :iconrizzyokuni:RizzyOkuni 527 66 Bright side of the black hole by Nad4r Bright side of the black hole :iconnad4r:Nad4r 2,183 46 Coral by rossdraws Coral :iconrossdraws:rossdraws 7,002 96 The Phatom Pain MSX cover by Darkdux The Phatom Pain MSX cover :icondarkdux:Darkdux 299 11 Famous Signal ~~ by BillMoisuk Famous Signal ~~ :iconbillmoisuk:BillMoisuk 75 0 Wife by FBSchin Wife :iconfbschin:FBSchin 43 8 Cammy by EdaDilaraAslan Cammy :iconedadilaraaslan:EdaDilaraAslan 37 2 Subaru WRX by dangeruss Subaru WRX :icondangeruss:dangeruss 324 56 Street Fighter: Cammy White 1 by HayleyElise Street Fighter: Cammy White 1 :iconhayleyelise:HayleyElise 277 33 Street Fighter: Cammy White 4 by HayleyElise Street Fighter: Cammy White 4 :iconhayleyelise:HayleyElise 1,043 125 Almost indian style by RoyalImageryJax Almost indian style :iconroyalimageryjax:RoyalImageryJax 119 15 Katy by RoyalImageryJax Katy :iconroyalimageryjax:RoyalImageryJax 298 50 Quiet.. by Ron-faure Quiet.. :iconron-faure:Ron-faure 785 27 Quiet Sketch by Koyorin Quiet Sketch :iconkoyorin:Koyorin 1,961 51
For those of you looking for my portfolio, sorry, but this isn't it. Maybe you can see where I get some inspiration from and some ideas of what I would like to tattoo if you are willing to donate some skin for a very unique and well done tattoo.



Jay Ripley
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States

Hello. My name is Jay Ripley. All the tattoos are custom. If you have a specific design you want, but downloaded or found on the internet, I will be happy to work with you to find a way to make it unique and make it your own. If you are reading this you may have been directed here from my business card or shop. Please feel free to take a look at my portfolio.

I've now opened my own shop in Harrisonburg Virginia named Steel Heart Tattoo. It's not big, but it's all I need to stay very very happy doing what I love to do. Stop down and we'll talk about making an appointment. Come for the tattoos, stay for the paintings, leave with your mind blown!

If you are unfamiliar with Deviant Art, you can browse all my work by clicking on the gallery tab above or Browse Gallery under my newest submissions. Within my gallery you will also be able to sort by categories listed on the left.

If you would like to set up an appointment or ask about a tattoo please email me at

Current Residence: 40 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Medium
Favourite style of art: New School
MP3 player of choice: Zune
Shell of choice: Shotgun
Skin of choice: Tattooed
Favourite cartoon character: Huey Freeman
  • Listening to: Modest Mouse
  • Watching: TV
  • Playing: No games
  • Eating: More bacon!
  • Drinking: Water
Hey everyone. I don't know how many of you are active followers but sometimes it seems like I get more responses to these journals than I expect. I suppose I should write them more often. Things are still going well at the shop even with the all the hype on the economy and the predictable slow period for most shops. Things are pretty slow right now and sometimes it makes me a little anxious and self conscious but it's getting better. How has everything been for you guys? Good 2013 so far? I also wanted to ask you followers for a big favor. In comparison to other pages on facebook I barely have any likes(I barely have any followers on DA compared to other deviants too). Since it's the slow time for me I was wondering if you guys could help me out by liking the facebook page or sharing it. Sharing the DA page would be pretty cool too but for me facebook is proving a good form of advertising and the more activity the page gets the more popular it gets and the more people get interested in the work. Same could go for DA but DA isn't very regionally oriented and I don't think it's going to draw anyone cross country for tattoos. But like I said, any likes or shares for the facebook page would mean a lot and it would definitely make me feel better in this little slow time. Here's the facebook page for the shop and my page if you want to add me as a friend. I'd like that connectivity too since I'm not friends with a lot of regular artists.

Thanks again guys. I appreciate it if you've read this far as well. Have a great week.


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tatehemlock Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much for the faves!
Nushaa Featured By Owner May 23, 2015
Happy Birthday! Party May all of your wishes come true today and always.
ZuzuTurkova Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the fav! :)
The Time Spent Chasing Lost Daylight by ZuzuTurkova
If you want, please follow me on INSTA:
Nushaa Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
thank you so much for being a member of my group, Owlies-Inc. it really does mean a lot to me. Heart
gregory-fleury Featured By Owner Edited Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
A bit late but thank you ! again :)
WorldII Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks for the fave.
Blue Eyes by WorldII
Sirius-Tattoo Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
No problem. Great work.
gregory-fleury Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :)
ZuzuTurkova Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav! :)…
ZuzuTurkova Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the WATCH! :) I really appreciate it!
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