Stoney St. Clair

Stoney St. Clair

Leonard L. St. Clair (1912-1980), nicknamed “Stoney”, was a circus performer and tattoo artist born in West Virginia. As a child, Stoney was crippled by rheumatic fever and confined to a wheelchair. His father, a coal miner, used up the family savings, eventually losing the family‚Äôs home, to keep young Stoney at Johns Hopkins Hospital…

The Stoney Age

This is Stoney St Clair’s third and final stage of tattooing. He started out doing the classic tattoo imagery, progressing along to a transitional drawing style like this cover up image seen below. This is Stoney St Clair’s third and final stage of tattooing. He started out doing the classic tattoo imagery, progressing along to…