“All of the years of writing graffiti has definitely impacted Big Meas’ fascination with drawing letters. He takes his lettering seriously and gives nothing less that 100%. His smooth strokes and steady hand have set the foundation for his own personal style, being recognized and appreciated in the tattoo industry far and wide.”

Ready to book an appointment? My shop (Sacred Hand) is located in Columbus, Ohio and we are open seven days a week. Call the shop or fill out the form on the contact page if you want to set something up. Also, check out the travel page to see when I’m on the road. I might be at a convention or guest spot near you.



Style, Tradition, & Grace V3 Book


When I started to compile stuff to put out this version, I was trying to come up with something special to make this book stand out. But when I stood above the material in this book all spread out across my living room floor, I became confident enough that I didn't need anything else.

The material in this book is by far the best, most finished looking material that I have put out to date. I truly believe that it's a strong addition to any tattooer's reference collection.

74 full color pages, jam-packed with full alphabets and endless amounts of style reference for anyone doing any kind of lettering work. Some pages are just black and gray, but by printing in full color, you get to see the full spectrum with all the details.

The book measures 8.5″ x 11″ and is perfect-bound for a clean, professional presence on your bookshelf. This one is a must have for any shop or artist that needs lettering inspiration!

All orders are sent out via USPS Mail, usually by Flat Rate Priority envelope. We ship orders 2-4 times per month.

Style, Tradition, & Grace V2 Book


Style Tradition & Grace v2.0 is the most up to date and critical lettering guide that every tattooer or lettering artist should own. 68 pages jam-packed full of compositions of all of the most popular lettering styles asked for today. It features 14 hand-drawn fonts: upper, lowercase, and numerical.

This groundbreaking lettering guide also includes transparency pages that hold 5 interactive lettering layout grids. Designed to help with both straight-styled lettering and cursive flow, these pages will help you quickly and efficiently lay out lettering designs the correct way for your clients. This book is a must have for any shop. Measures 7.5″ x 11″ and is spiral-bound.

Buy your copy today! All orders are sent out via USPS Priority Flat Rate, and we ship orders 2-3 times per month.

Style, Tradition, and Grace V1 Book


Version 1.5 of Style, Tradition, and Grace is now available! The book is 72 pages, measures 8.5″ x 11″, and is spiral-bound. Includes 14 full alphabets and tons of lettering reference to get you inspired and help you evolve your lettering. These are sent out via USPS Priority Flat Rate, and we ship orders 2-3 times per month.


Iron Sharpens Iron DVD

$80.00 $50.00

Do you want to improve and to come up with your own signature style? Do you want to be better at one of the most popular types of tattoos, done on any given day at any given shop around the world?

Iron Sharpens Iron will teach you how to do just that. Iron Sharpens Iron is a visual tutorial that covers the ground level basics all the way to the advanced techniques used by the best lettering artists in the industry. Watch every move I make to create the various styles involved again and again in a wide range of tattooing. I will show you the correct tools for drawing these styles, and break it down step by step, so that you can be more confident and begin to explore the future of one of the fastest growing styles in the tattoo industry!

Tips on using different drawing tools: Chinese brush tip, Chisel tip, Calligraphy tip, Fine point brush, and Pencil.

I will personally teach you: Proper spacing techniques, Kern, Layout, How to create new styles, Drawing directly onto the skin, and Needle selection.

These are sent out via USPS Priority Flat Rate, and we ship orders 2-3 times per month.

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