The Pros & Cons of Tattoo Conventions

Thinking about attending your first tattoo convention? Here are some suggestions for getting the most out of your convention experience, and a few warnings to consider before you go. The very best tattoo conventions in my experience, (for fans and pros alike), are those hosted by actual tattooers. I've been involved

VW Love

STOP! Take a moment and look around. What do you see? Chances are you see a variety of products and items that have been purchased to make your life easier or that you value in some way. Take toilet paper for example. We all value it and it makes our

California Love – 12 Cali Inspired Tattoos

California, or Cali as most locals refer to it is the most populated state in the U.S.  California has major influence on Global Pop Culture, because of the birth of the film industry, many tech companies getting their start here and the birth of the hippie culture.  If your from

Six Eye Popping Eyebrow Tattoos

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Your Favorite Cartoon Character Tattoos

Let's be honest, we all love cartoons whether you are 4 or 40 they appeal to the masses.  These cute cuddly cartoon characters are some of our favorites and also some of the best tattoo artists who ink them.     [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo

Prince Fans Show Off Their Prince Tribute Tattoos

  In the wake of artist Prince's tragic death many fans came out to show tribute by tattooing Prince on their bodies.  The images that fans sported of his life were portraits, song lyrics, imagery from famous songs and the Price symbol itself.   [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the

10 Celebrity Tattoos Explained

Meghan Fox - The tattoo on her ribs says "There once was a little girl who never knew love until a boy broke her HEART” Tommy Lee - The lips on his neck are a stencil of ex girlfriend Mayte Garcia's pout, coincidentally Ms. Garcia was also married to the late

Sexy Vintage & Tattooed – By Cheyenner Randall

Cheyenner Randall is the amazing artist behind these iconic vintage images.  She is a Seattle based artist that combined these famous images with photoshopped tattoos to create some pretty badass prints. Which is your favorite? Audrey Hepburn       [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo artists of our

Twelve Badass Black and Grey Pieces

Black and Grey is a classic tattoo style that proves the less is more theory. Here are twelve of the most badass Black and Grey pieces we could find.       [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo artists of our age, check out these deals from Tattoo Artist

Vintage Tattoo Signage Part One

The first documented professional tattoo artist in the USA was in 1846 and became mainstream in the 1970's.  Here are some of the signage associated with tattooing and tattoos that dates back decades.     [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo artists of our age, check out these

Dopest Double Image Tattoos

Double exposure tattoos are like living paintings and show a new level of photo realistic tattooing.  These are some tattoo artists that have mastered the art of the double exposure tattoo.       [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo artists of our age, check out these deals from

Badass Grandpas With Tattoos

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Prison Tattoos and the Meanings Behind Them

Prison tattoos are done with home-made needles and tattoo guns. The "needle" might be part of a paper clip, a staple or a bit of metal guitar string. Usually an empty ballpoint pen will then hold the needle. Ink for this type of tattoo might come from a pen, or it might

Russian Tattoo Artists You’ve Never Heard Of

It's no secret that Russia turns out some talent when it comes to tattooing.  All of the artists on our list share one definite thing besides being Russian; their tattoos possess unique expertise and artistic talent.  Here are some of Russia's tattoo artists that you probably haven't heard of but