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Metal Gear - Naked Snake and a Brother's Tattoo 2 by RBF-productions-NL Metal Gear - Naked Snake and a Brother's Tattoo 2 by RBF-productions-NL
(Same description as the other upload...)


Well, just had a tattoo done on my upper arm. It's Metal Gear inspired but there's a little more behind it.

I used to watch my brother play the original MGS on PSX. We did that alot actually.
My brother is important to me and we wanted to share a tattoo. When my brother saw that I was working on Naked Snake he screamed for the FOX-logo on his arm (well... screamed in his own way...) Anyways, I was all for. Just thought I'd personalize it a bit.

The 2 Snakes form a double helix around the FOX logo. The transparent Snake on the top is spawning "Liquid" water molecules (in 2D format). Next to the DNA bars there's a nucleotide sequence and the Snakes themselves contain our birthdates.

Now, my brother has the opposit one. With the upper Snake being black and the lower being transparent. The one he has, contains corresponding nucleotides to the one on my arm. Next to that, the lower transparent Snake on his arm is spewing water molecules within an ice crystal.... Water molecules in "Solid" form (also drawn out in 2D format).

MGS is based around Big Boss (this costume) and his cloned "sons", Solid Snake and Liquid Snake. The whole theme of gentics, brothers and the past memmories we had with this game made this the ideal theme for a joined tattoo.

When you combine our tattoo's, the Twin Snakes are complete :)

My brother and I are quite alike, yet completly different. That theme is also very well adressed through Liquid and Solid. The same, yet opposit.

Thanks for being my brother, Ruud.


Costume and tattoo design ('cept for the FOX logo) made and worn by me.
Picture by Dominique Boer

Costume and picture made without any commercial interest.


Metal Gear Solid, Snake and Fox logo all copyrighted and owned by Kojima productions and Konami. Donnot use without my permission.

OH!!! AND SMOKING KILLS!!! AND is quite horrible.... After this shoot, I don;t feel sorry for not smoking at all....
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JonathanPar20 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
too accurate, my brain hurts
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naked-snakes-box Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
you look so awesome u make a beautiful snake
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RBF-productions-NL Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much!!
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naked-snakes-box Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
you are a brilliant copslay I love your other work too
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BixN Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014
The perfect snake~!
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RBF-productions-NL Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks!!
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xBrokenButterfly Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Wow! This cosplay is unbelievingly accurate! Kudos to you sir! It's like I'm looking at Snake himself, excellently done! ^o^
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RBF-productions-NL Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks!!!! :)
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SarahCainCosplay Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
Yeah this is totally amazing. Im glad David Hayter chimed in. You deserve that level of recognition. Do you know if Mr. Hideo Kojima has seen it? Im sure he would have tweeted or something, but still. Best .cosplay I have seen I swear to god im not a creeper, but this was a fantastic was to start my morning ;)
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RBF-productions-NL Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Ha ha ha! Great to hear!!!David saw it... I hpe Kojima did too... Who know. Let's just wait for Ground Zeroes.... I amseriosuly anctious for that Prelude!!!!
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