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Thursday, December 25, 2014


Arrived in Italy to surprise my wife and kids and In laws for Christmas.

Part of my be spontaneous lifestyle and also to make everyday count! To live like it's your last day. That's the way it should be. Enjoy every moment of it!

Got the travel bug again

It's that time to travel and live life.

Guess where I'm heading off to now?

Having a morning treat of Bottega Gold Prosecco and 3 of the finest Caviar - NY,Russian,Siberian

Starting the Christmas Spirit 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

A Balian visit to get my body balanced!

In Bali to get fixed by Pak Mangku S.Mimba, a holyman aka Balian and joint and muscle traditional practitioner, this fine gentleman has fix me numerous times when western doctors could not assist! Keeping with real with traditional practitioner the natural and old ways are always best! 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Another freehand tattoo with hand tools

In progress - another completely freehand traditional hand Polynesian tattoo done at primitive tattoo Perth, inspired Polynesian tattoo. 

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Marc Pinto Gallery Tribal Art December 2014 Listings

For the month of December, we are featuring a Masterpiece Ibanic Dayak Hampatong from West Kalimantan, Lombok Rattan Fish Trap, A Massim Lime Spatula, An Abelam Pre Contact Bone Dagger, A Bidayuh Dayak Kids Shield and A Kenyah Dayak  Mandau  plus a few more items listed.

Please visit for detailed information on these objects.

Thank You
Marc Pinto


Thursday, November 27, 2014

Sakura tattoo on Marianne

I enjoyed doing these Sakura Japanese tattoo (cherry blossoms) on Marianne, using the best bright colors that last and done at Primtive tattoo studio in Perth West Australia

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Some Singaporean food are best eaten with hands

Eating this favourite Singaporean food called prata with fish curry. Like the old days in some parts of Asia and in my past travels into the borneo jungles, having a ball eating on the floor dirtying my hands. 
It's yummy!!

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Hanya - the progressive session

A progressive vid on the shading process of my Hanya  and Cherry Blossom Tattoo on Grant.

Artist:: Marc Pinto 
Primitive Tattoo Studio
Perth, Australia 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Hanya Tattoo Completed

Just completed this Hanya tattoo  yesterday on Grant. 

Marc Pinto's Primitive Tattoo Studio - Perth West Australia

Friday, October 3, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

Blissful day in Paris

Ready for a blissful day in Paris and an EH cigar for the fine walk to the coolest cafe and then to meet some fantastic friends! The weather could not be better.

Thank you Paris!! 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

At Parcours des Mondes

Ben Hunter (London) Window display a pair of superbly fine dayak ceremonial paddles complete with inlays and very fine carvings both on the handle and terminal of the blade.

Finest tribal art galleries and displays at Parcours des Mondes 

In Paris

Travelling in Paris. Views of the city

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

A mistake but with a happy ending!

Sometimes we take the wrong turn only to be surprised!

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Am loving this feeling!

Getting fitted up, part of my enjoyment. 

Getting a warm send off by my mate at Hugo boss! 

Plea sent deal done! 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thinking of my beautiful wife!

As they say, Happy Wife Happy Life!

I love you!

It's about being silly and having a good laugh!

Time to be silly and act like a kid for once. All dressed up to mimic the "twerk".
Who cares sometime one has to be silly for a good laugh. 
Share my happiness with Hugo Boss :)

Monday, September 1, 2014

Marc Pinto Gallery, September Tribal Art Listings

I will be heading to Paris to visit the Parcours des Mondes and possibly to the Tribal Art London.
Hope to see you guys there.

Listed for the month of September, A korwar figure, a nias adu zatua figure, A Queensland Gulmarri Aboriginal Shield, An Papua New Guinea Initiation Mask, and more....check it out!

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