Tattoo Artist Magazine Issue #27 Pre-Orders Now Available

Tattoo Artist Magazine (TAM) #27 features articles from Henk Schiffmacher (Hanky Panky), Doug Hardy, Adam Shrewsbury and Horiken. Click here: http://tattooartistmagazine.myshopify.com/ to pre-order TAM #27. TAM checks each individual order to verify that you are a professional artist. If you are not a professional your order will be cancelled and

Vice Magazine (VBS.tv): Tattoo Age, Troy Denning Teaser (VIDEO)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94KDjDXQ2GE&w=560&h=345] Courtesy of VBS.tv: Troy Denning is a tattoo artist who is not afraid to speak his mind. Luckily for us, what he has to say is either hilarious or insightful. [More info on expanded page] 5546

Dave Allen: How to Save the World and Gain Karmic Bliss While Tattooing (VIDEO)

By Dave Allen Photos by Jayme Ford  I never thought that I could make much difference in the world, let alone inspire others to follow my lead. I’m just a hard-working tattoo artist that no one’s heard of.  And to tell you the truth, I don’t mind slaving away in anonymity.

TAM MUSIC: Interview with Hank III

Story and photos by Rose Riot Shelton Hank Williams, better known as Hank III, is celebrating his creative liberation with the release of four new albums on September 6, 2011. Armed with his own new record label aptly named Hank III Records and a red-hot cattle brand, Hank III is ready

Doug Hardy Tattoo Artist Magazine Article Preview Issue #27 (VIDEO)

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Spider Murphy’s New Tattoo Flash Book

A unique collection of pages of flash signed Spider Murphy’s, designed by the finest tattoo artists who over the years worked in the famous California studio. The contains 110 sheets (mostly unpublished) dedicated to the most authentic and at the same time original American tattoo, designed by Theo Mindell, Matt

Crystal Morey: The Japanese Kirin

By Crystal Morey The Japanese Kirin traces its origins to Chinese mythology, but they have diverged quite a bit since then, both in physical appearance and attributes. In Japan, Kirin are believed to be more powerful than the dragon or phoenix, but are much less aggressive... 5278

Vice Magazine (VBS.tv) Tattoo Age: Grime Part III (VIDEO)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q--MS3kyQU4&w=560&h=345] Photo by Ken Nagahara [More info on expanded page] 5439

Waldo Del Rocca: Four Weeks in Africa with Thomas Morgan and Shon Lindauer

By Waldo Del Rocca Thomas Morgan (Spotlight Tattoo) and Shon Lindauer (formerly of Thicker Than Water) recently travelled to South Africa... The schedule: One week in Cape Town, one week in Durban, one  week in Johannesburg and then one last week back in Cape Town. Thomas and Shon got here on

Jason Schroder Books Now Available Exclusively at TAM Pro Store

Tattoo Artist Magazine is happy to announce that Jason Schroder will now be selling his two books Lost Art: From Tattooing's Past and Flowers and Composition at the Tattoo Artist Magazine Pro Store. [More info and links on expanded page] 5139

Phil Kyle: Perfect Your Craft and Destroy the Circus

By Phil Kyle It's hard to know where to start here seeing the state of things... So just going to play it by ear and have a bit of a rant while stating proper facts on things happening to our craft... not industry. An "industry" is a factory in China making and selling shitty

Tattoo Artist Magazine Summer Subscription Sale Ending Soon

Tattoo Artist Magazine (TAM) subscription sale ends September 1, 2011. After the sale we will go back to our regular pricing. Click here www.tattooartistmagazine.com/payment to receive six issues of TAM at the discounted rate. TAM checks each individual order to verify that you are a professional artist. If you are not a

Horitaka Talks About the Upcoming Bay Area Tattoo Convention

By Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura It's already August, and the tattoo convention I throw with Roman Enriquez (Strong Tattoo/45s Forever) is coming up soon! This year the convention in scheduled for October 21-23 and we are returning to the SFO Hyatt Regency. Even with last year's power outage on Sunday, the hotel

Sullen Clothing: 21 Questions with Myke Chambers

Courtesy of Sullen Clothing: A few days ago I did our popular 21 questions with one of the coolest down to earth guys Myke Chambers. Myke is a part of our elite Sullen Art Collective team that consists of some of the best artists. This was a fun interview to do

TAM MUSIC: Interview with Mike Dean from Corrosion of Conformity

By Rose Riot Corrosion of Conformity (C.O.C.) the legendary hardcore band from North Carolina with almost 30 years history, has gone through many changes and members. Currently, three of  C.O.C.'s founding members Mike Dean, Woody Weatherman and Reed Mullin are on tour. The the three-piece C.O.C. is doing a setlist that