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

Sharp Scythe Tattoos

The scythe didn’t originate as the personification of death’s weapon. It’s actually an agricultural tool that is used for mowing grass and reaping crops. (Reaping as in gathering, not murdering.) It’s been largely replaced by modern technology though, which is why so many people nowadays only associate the scythe as

Sensational Starcraft Tattoos

Starcraft is easily one of the most popular RTS video game franchises ever created. It started with the original game that was released in 1998 and was eventually followed up by a sequel in 2010 that has now seen 2 major expansion releases – the last one being Starcraft II:

Fantastic Fox Tattoos

A fox is a small-to-medium sized, omnivorous mammals that are adored all over the world for their cute-sy appearance. This appearance, which is similar to that of many domesticated dogs, often leads people to believe that foxes are similar to the more docile canines that live in people’s homes –

Artists Spotlight – State Of Grace Tattoo

Today we’re not just covering a single tattoo artist, but an entire tattoo studio. State of Grace Tattoo has been around for well over a decade and is home to nine highly talented tattoo artists. Between the nine standard artists and the various guest artists who tattoo at State of

Artist Spotlight – Bryan Burk

Bryan Burk is the owner of Dark Horse Tattoo in Los Angeles and has been a professional tattoo artist for close to 20 years now. He’s known for having his own unique style of tattooing that borrows from a wide variety of styles but doesn’t really fit any particular genre. If

Badass Alien Tattoos

We’re posting a gallery themed on the Alien franchise on the same day as a post about Roswell aliens just to be confusing for shits and giggles. Both even fall under the “alien tattoo” tag too. This post also serves as our video game post, seeing as how the Alien franchise

Superb Shipwreck Tattoos

There’s no particular reason for this shipwreck tattoo gallery. It was just a random theme idea that spontaneously came to mind. In fact, it only happened because the creator of these galleries forgot he had meant to make a Cthulhu-based gallery instead. (Don’t worry, it’ll come soon.) Yes, we’re counting not

Smexy Alien Tattoos

Why are the stereotypical depictions of aliens always green? Is green the furthest, oddest color from traditional human pigment imaginable? Why can’t the bug-eyed Roswell alien be colored blue, pink or orange instead? For that matter, why does it have to be mono-color to begin with? And why are so many

Nostalgic Bugs Bunny Tattoos

Honestly, we’d rather have made the second picture in this gallery the featured image. It’s easily the most nostalgic of all to anyone who remembers the Bugs Bunny cartoons of yesteryear. But the sad truth is that the sexually charged image we used will easily attract three to four times

Definitive Destiny Tattoos

(The views expressed in this post are opinions belonging to one person who works for TAM and are not necessarily a reflection of how everyone here feels. Most people who work for TAM don’t even play video games.) Destiny is a terrible video game. It was massively overhyped and failed at

Marvelous Mary J Tattoos

Marijuana is finally coming full circle, so we figured we’d celebrate the best way we know how – with a tattoo gallery. Did you know that it used to be so legal and widely used that everything from paper to rope was made from the same plant that gives many people

Cool-Ass Computer Tattoos

If you follow us on Facebook then you may have noticed a few questionable posts going up before being suddenly taken down from your feed. Over the last week and some change we were – actually, as this is being written, still are – having computer troubles. (Specifically, someone was(is)

Another Wondrous Walter White Tattoo Gallery

Yes, Breaking Bad’s main protagonist is so popular and often used in tattoos that we’ve created another gallery focused solely on Walter White. By the time you’re done perusing these galleries, you may even start calling him “The Man of a Million Faces”, because that’s how varied these tattoos of

Non-Sexual One-Eyed Tattoos

We’re not talking about the comic book character, although you may or may not find him strategically squeezed in the gallery for shits and giggles. This gallery is really about a mythological creature that’s been in works of fiction much older than the X-Men. The Cyclops originates from Greek mythology and