Some of the OG’s of the Tattoo Industry and Artists Who Have Shaped the Industry

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Don Ed Hardy is known as one of the fathers of Modern Tattooing, and is an American tattoo artist from Costa Mesa, California. He is best known for his tattoo work and lifestyle clothing brand, Ed Hardy. Hardy graduated from the San Fransisco Art Institute and was a student of the Japanese classical tattoo master Horidide, whom he studied with in Japan in 1973. He became well recognized for incorporating Japanese tattoo aesthetics and techniques into his American style tattoo work.1642350961293c_grande


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