Check Out Nikko Hurtado's Master Work
The Rock is probably in the Top 10 of coolest people to ever exist. He went from wrestler to megastar. His Brahma Bull tattoo just went from '90s stamp-like tattoo to an absolute work of modern tattoo art thanks to the artistry of Nikko Hurtado.
From The Rock:
"Evolution of the bull. Blood, Sweat & Years.
After 3 sessions and 22hrs of tattooing with world renowned Nikko Hurtado, the story's almost done. Every detail is a reflection of my own personal history.
From the cracks and heavy damage in the bone representing life's hard lessons I've learned over the years. Just like scars and wrinkles—I'm so grateful to have 'em because they're earned.
To the horns, not pointing up or out to the side, but pointing straight ahead representing relentless energy and forward progress.
The core and anchor of this image is in the eye. Look closely and you'll find the life, energy, power and you'll feel the MANA (spirit). The eye tells the story of a disruptive positive energy always ready to dent the universe.
Depending on the light and angle, sometimes the energy's subtle and sometimes it's glaring. But it's always alive and ready to disrupt the universe and love and protect my family and all things I love with intense passion and gratitude.
Cheers to living, learning, evolving and growing. And to the positive disrupters ready to dent the universe."
See the new piece on the next page.
Get Ready To Be Blown Away
The Rock's Last Video With the Old Tattoo
Damn, I wonder if this guy sits like a ROCK? Sorry.
Look At What Nikko Hurtado Cooked Up
What a transformation! In a way it is a reflection of how far tattoo art has come. See more detail shots on the next page.