Alamo Tattoo
upper back, toward the right shoulder
Billy Bob starred in 'The Alamo', a Walt Disney feature film.
I have never been to Texas, but I have been to Mexico.

Rose Tattoo
left arm, at the top of the forearm
Billy Bob "got it for a Mexican girl" in 1977, and someone else made him cover it up.
I like roses.

Leo Tattoo
left arm, upper bicep at the top
Billy Bob's astrological sign is Leo
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Mine is Capricorn.

Cross Tattoo
right arm, upper bicep
Billy Bob's Celtic Cross is a cover-up.
I am Irish and Catholic.



Family Tattoo
lower back
By far, Billy Bob's favourite tattoo, inscribed with names of his ex-wife and his 2 sons.

Ohm Tattoo
left arm, mid-bicep
Billy Bob found this design in a book.

Tribal Tattoo
right hip
Another cover-up.
Billy Bob and I both have some Native American blood.

Lines Tattoo
right arm, mid-inner forearm
Billy Bob says it's a "secret for two people." Angelina Jolie has the same tattoo.
I can keep a secret

Lotus Tattoo
right arm, upper bicep at the top
Billy Bob found this design while looking through a book about a yellow rose named the "Fantasia"
I believe in fantasy


Angie Mushroom Tattoo
right calf
A tribute to Angelina Jolie and The Allman Brothers
My mother's name is Angie.

Nothin Doin Tattoo
left arm, mid-to-upper bicep
Billy Bob's first band, Nothin' Doin'.

Billy Heart Tattoo
right arm at the outer forearm
This is Billy Bob's very first tattoo.
I heart Billy Bob.

Peace Angel Tattoo
left arm in the crook
Cover up of Angelina's name.

I like Angels.

 

*2004 • 13 colour digital archival photos, 42" X 28" paired with small ink jet prints
Me and Billy Bob.com

original tattoo images and related text from Billy Bob's official website