Six Tattoo Artists That Will Blow You Away

  Just like clothing and jewelry, tattoos are a collectible outlet for self expression that show off an individuals style. We love celebrating diversity and finding new artists that have that certain something that sets them apart. These artists have truly peaked our interest and we think they will peak yours

Top Six Father’s Day Gifts on sale from TAM

Look no further for the a perfect and unique Father's Day gift for the tattoo enthusiast Dad in your life. Chris Treviño - Gods and Warriors ON SALE NOW -- SAVE 60% -- This is a fitting title for Chris Trevino’s first book. His tattoos often depict themes of ancient war and

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: “Perseverance”

Since 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has been dignified. Revered. Respectable. Timeless. As of May 29th, however, it’s going to look a little different. On May 29th, it’s getting 115 tattoos. And frankly, it’s about time.  With the opening of Japanese Tattoo: Perseverance, Art, and Tradition (also known as Perseverance), Richmond’s most popular art form

Debra Yarian: So You Want To Be A Tattoo Artist…

By Debra Yarian My recent, internationally distributed book (ha-ha), So You Want To Be A Tattoo Artist? -Helpful hints on getting started in an exciting career as a tattoo artist, with little or no training or skill, caused quite a furor in the tattoo world. Both seasoned and novice tattooers alike, voiced

I am… We are…

By Melissa Fusco   Men and Woman look at life through a different lens.  There are plenty of professions where women out number men, and each man in that field will approach their projects differently than a woman. On the flip side, there are many professions that men out number women.  It seems that

Swallows & Daggers Interview with Mike Shea

  Reblogged fromwww.swallowsndaggers.net For those who don’t know you, could you please introduce yourself? My name is Mike Shea, I make tattoos at Redemption Tattoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. I have been tattooing professionally for 13 years. You co-own Redemption Tattoo with Erick Lynch.  How did you both come to the decision to open

Doc Ink Episode 3: Sarita

Doc Ink is a brazilian  web series of short episodes featuring some of that country’s most respected tattooers. It was introduced to us by São Paulo-based tattooer Nico Acosta. Enjoy episode #3! http://vimeo.com/61100449

Assistance Through Creative Block

By Melissa Fusco At one time or another in every artist's life, including myself, we have all experienced some type of artist block. There are many levels of creative block, from just the annoyance of interrupted flow that is short-lived or even deeper resulting in depression, lack of self-worth, loss of