Tribal Tattoo Portfolio

Tattoos by Captain Bret & Celtic Tattoo

We do All styles of Custom Tattoos.

Offering Custom unique Tattoos, Nautical, Ladies Fine Line, Fancy Watercolors, Expert lettering and Calligraphy, Black & Grey, or, Extremely colorful designs, American Tradition Tattooing, Military, Sailor Jerry styles also. Tribal & Native Art specialist, Expert with COVER- UPS & Repairs,  Realistic Tattoos, Dot work, stipling. Viking & Nordic Work. Dot-Work. Renowned for CELTIC Tattooing.

(401) 846-4488

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Maori Fish Hook
Designed, Drawn & Tattooed
By Captain Bret Tattoo Shop



Awesome Polynesian style full sleeve Tattoo by Captain Bret

Another Awesome Polynesian style full sleeve. Tattoos by Captain Bret Newport, RI

Tribal Dragons back Tattoo


Polynesian- Hawaiian - Tribal Turtle Tattoo

Samoan-Polynesian Tattoo by Captain Bret, Newport, RI

Polynesian- Hawaiian style Tattoo

Mehndi Henna Lotus Tattoo by Captain Bret

Black work botanical flowers Tattoo

Black work botanical flowers Tattoo with Wishbone

Tribal- Nordic- Scandinavian Tattoo sleeve

Mehndi dot work Sun Moon

Polynesian Tattoo with some Celtic, Custom Tattoo by Captain Bret

water panther native American tattoo design

 Polynesian Tattoo

to be colored in soon

Samoan , Polynesian, Hawaiian Tattoo

Finished, Samoan , Polynesian, Hawaiian Tattoo

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Elephant Tattoo

Viking Dragon - Viking Compass Rose- Vegvisir Tattoo - Runic Compass Tattoo by Captain Bret

Viking Dragons - Viking Compass - Traditional Viking Tattoo - Dot Work Style


Viking Dragons - Viking Compass - Traditional Viking Tattoo - Dot Work Style - Custom Tattoo by Captain Bret

Captain Bret's Crew here at the Studio

Viking, Norse, Scandinavian Dragons sleeve Tattoo

Celtic - Tribal - Bear Claw Tattoo

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Pacific Northwest Coast Native Sun

Tribal Dragon Tattoo by Captain Bret

Elvish Script Lettering Tattoo. Lord of the Rings Tattoo

Phoenix tattoo by Captain Bret

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Haida- Pacific Northwest Coast-  Native American Crow/Sun Tattoo

Mystic River Tattoo

Sean Penn's    Back Tattoo

Tattoo that Captain Bret Designed that was used in Clint Eastwood's movie "MYSTIC RIVER" staring Sean Penn as the character "Jimmy Markum" a South Boston Irish mobster with this Celtic styled cross Tattooed on his back

We bury our sins, we wash them clean.

Irish Pride Tattoo Lettering

Call for Appointment

(401) 846-4488

Tribal Sleeve Tattoo

We specialize in fixing old Tattoos. We can cover up your old Tattoo.
We will make you NEW again.
Fixing and Re-Coloring faded or improperly executed art is our favorite thing.


Triple Strength Tribal Dragons

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All Style Tribal  Tattoos by Captain Bret


Tribal Trinity triple strength dragons Tattoo

Tribal flame job Tattoo

Haida Eagle Tattoo, Pacific Northwest Native design

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Pacific Northwest Coast Native Tribal Sun Face Tattoo

Large Tribal &Celtic Knot Work Arm Band

All Tattoos at my shop are done by the owner/artist Captain Bret

No flunkies, or apprentices allowed near your skin !

Tribal Sun Face


Tribal Cross Tattoo


Shark Tattoo

Wolf Tattoo by Captain Bret


Tribal Sun Tattoo

Lotus Flower Mehndi Henna Tattoos

Tree of Life Tattoo


ORCA "Killer Whale" Tattoo

Tribal "FISH" Tattoo - Tattooed by Captain Bret

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Looking out for our  Tattoo customers


Tribal and Celtic Sun Tattoo download

Call for Appointment

(401) 846-4488

Old School Butterfly Skull Tattoo with Crown

The Best Tattoo Parlor in Rhode Island

Love Hearts Wolves Tattoo by Captain Bret

Sternum Compass Rose Mehndi Henna

Black Beard the Pirate Flag Tattoo Design

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Wolf paw Tattoo   


Warrior strength Tattoo armband design

Tribal Phoenix Tattoo

Polish Eagle Tattoo


Loyalty Tattoo Lettering

Fancy Calligraphy Lettering Name Tattoo

Haida Eagle Tattoo

Tribal USMC Eagle Globe and Anchor Tattoo

Custom Tribal Lion Tattoo Design by Captain Bret


Tribal Lion tattoo design download

Sailor Jerry  Birds. Nautical Tattoos


Captain Bret at Work

All Tattoos at my shop are done by the owner/artist Captain Bret

No flunkies, or apprentices allowed near your skin !


Game of Thrones, Dragon Tattoo Tribal #TattoosByCaptainBret

Scottish Thistle & Celtic Trinity Knot with Tribal Background by Captain Bret

Pacific Northwest Coast Native American    Art WOLF    Tattoo By Captain Bret

Full arm Tribal sleeve Custom Drawn & Tattoooed by Captain Bret

Vegvisir, the Viking Compass

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Tribal Pirate Skull

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Egyptian King Tattoo Design

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Koolest Tribal Dragon

Ladies, come get a   HOT   Tribal Tattoo   Like this from us at

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Tribal Tiger

Tribal Tiger Tattoo

Tribal Lion

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Tribal Dragon Tattoo design download

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Pacific Northwest Coast Native Eagles

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Pacific Northwest Coast Raven Native styled Tribal


            Wolf with Sun Tattoo             Double Orca, "Killer Whale" Tattoo

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Call for Appointment

(401) 846-4488


All Tattoos at my shop are done by the owner/artist Captain Bret

No flunkies, or apprentices allowed near your skin !



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Tribal Tuna Fish


Tribal     SKULL    Tattoos

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Get in line for a Tattoo by Captain Bret

Fancy Old English letters

Old English "Blackletter" Tattoo

Butterflies flying up a ladies leg

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Tribal Bear Claw of Strength

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Tribal Dragon Tattoo

Oooooh look at the nice Tattoos by Captain Bret!

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Stylized Tribal Extreme Cross


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American Stylized Tribal Lion

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Tribal Eagle Photo

Ladies, come get a HOT Celtic Tattoo Like this from us at

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Tribal Sun Eagle

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Tribal Triple Lucky Strength Dragons

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Tribal Dragon

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Egyptian Queen

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Tribal Moon

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Tribal&Celtic Fusion Tattoo

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Tribal & Celtic Strength Knot

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Tribal Rose

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Tribal Styled Name

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Haida Sun

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Tribal Sun

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Kokopeli Tattoo

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Ancient Tribal Black Strength Dragon

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Kanji Tattoo

Custom Tribal Dragon by Captain Bret

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Pacific Northwest Coast Style Wolf

Custom arm Tribal Tattoo by Captain Bret

Tribal Sun



Custom Firemans Cross Tattoo by Captain Bret

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Tribal Flames Tattoo


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Tribal Rose

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Tribal Panther Sun

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Custom Celtic Cross by Captain Bret

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Tattoos by Captain Bret

Captain Bret

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Only god can judge me

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Old English Letter Stomach Tattoo

   Large Old English Letter Style Name On Back Tattoo

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Old English Tattoo

"All or Nothing" Tattoo script

Smile Now   $   Cry Later   Tattoo

"cool Tattoo quote"

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Tribal Rose

Tattoos by Captain Bret

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Only god can judge me

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Old English Letter Stomach Tattoo

   Large Old English Letter Style Name On Back Tattoo

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We LOVE our new Tattoos

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Captain Bret's Crew here at the Studio


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Celtic   Tattoo   History   Page  #1            Page  #2         Page  #3

Celtic Mythology  Page #1         Page #2         Page #3

The Book of Kells   (Pagan Celt   Viking  &  Pict  Influence  on  Art)

Celtic   Tattoo   History   Page  #1      Page  #2      Page  #3

Tribal Tattoo History  Page #1      Page #2      Page #3

Celtic Mythology  Page #1     Page #2     Page #3

Tree of Life      Designs   and   History

Celtic Cross Tattoo History


A Cultural History of the Modern Tattoo Community

Body  Parts  (Or  Modern  Mutations)

Current   Tattoo   Trends

How Tattoos Work


   Hours      F.A.Q.s

Pictures of Tattoo Shop & All our Tattoo Designs

Tattoo Care Instructions

These designs, pictures, Photographs, JPG,s,Gifs, files, logos, Tattoos, images, content are used exclusively by Captain Bret's Tattoo Shop Inc. and represents our company, they are our intellectual property 1981 All rights reserved.  All Tattoos By  Artist Captain Bret A. Lohnes 1980

NO commercial or non-commercial reproductions allowed or tolerated without valid license from Captain Bret's Tattoo Shop Inc.

All designs and images/content/compilation herein are Copyright 1981.  Trade Mark-Service Mark protections exist. Said Copyright, Copyrights, Service Marks, Trade Marks may be filed, owned, by all, some, or individually by the following,  Bret A. Lohnes, Captain Bret's Tattoo Shop Inc. and
copyright 1980