"They are abbreviated from full-body tattoo designs that were found among these ethnic groups," Jordan said.
It looks like a cross between graffiti, tattoo designs, underground comics and Pop art.
"It's lucky you had me change them tattoo designs," put in Luke.
The abstract pattern, reminiscent of a tattoo design, literally is the ground.
The torso, upper body, and arms had tattoo designs printed on the silicone material.
You can be sure tattoos have become fashionable when art galleries get into the act, which they have, with shows of tattoo designs.
But it's really since the 1960's that tattoo designs have changed the most.
The code systems can be quite complex and because of the nature of what they encode, the tattoo designs are not widely recognized.
On the skin was the tattoo design which Benton's wife had already described.
The most common word used for traditional Japanese tattoo designs is Horimono.