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Regular price €45,00

The tattoo process starts before the needle even hits the skin.

The Stencils by Bobeus tattoo book explores the artistry of the initial phase of the tattoo – the mock-up, or stencil. These delicate pieces of paper, sometimes tossed in the bin after use (or otherwise mounted on the artist’s studio wall), have a powerful visual appeal of their own.

Bobeus is regarded as one of The Netherlands’ most skilled tattoo artists. Based in Eindhoven, he runs True Blue Tattoo with Guus Mandigers. Bobeus’s art references traditional design, taking inspiration from the greats, such as Ben Corday and George Burchett. However, as this rich collection of stencils proves, his designs are also forward-thinking; taking iconic images and giving them a fresh, dynamic aesthetic.

A true collector’s piece, this tattoo reference book is one of only 1,000 and each copy is hand-numbered by the artist. The book is ota-bound, enabling each page to be laid flat and read through at leisure, and the paper is superior quality Munken Premium Cream. The dust jacket of the book can also be removed and displayed as a poster.

It’s a necessary addition to any old-school tattoo flash book collection, and showcases the preliminary stages of tattoo development, and the evolution of traditional design.

Title: Stencils
Binding: Softcover with poster dust jacket
Language: English 
Paper-type: 80 gr. Munken Premium Cream 
Page-total: 292 
Size: 180 x 250 mm 

Edition of 1000 (hand-numbered by the artist)

ISBN: 978-94-92933-04-1

When will my pre-order be sent? Wednesday 11th march

Customer Reviews

Based on 34 reviews
Bobeus - Stencils

Amazing books, nice touch with the sorting of designs.
I also like the image index at the end.
Great design of the book itself. 10/10 would buy again


Fast and reliable service


Amazing so happy to have it!11

Awesome service!

Fast as fuck, ordered on the afternoon and got it next morning at my door! High quality and awesome prices, super recommend it!



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