When the first rough outline of the shoulder tattoo is set, I try to make some nice flowing curls and koru shapes.
The koru fern is a representation of peace and tranquility along with a strong sense of regrowth or new beginnings.
I like to combine different tribal tattoo elements, like triangles and Polynesian style signs and tattoo shapes.
Here's the picture of the second step:
Tomorrow I will post the next step. Subscribe to my feed to keep updated.
Kind regards, Mark Storm