Calgary Alberta Bound Tattoo and Arts Festival, On the Road in Canada

By Jesse Dolphin Hello once again, I was at the Calgary Alberta Bound Tattoo Convention a little over a week ago... Steve Peace owner of Immaculate Concepts in Calgary has for years been bringing in some of the best artists known worldwide. The show where I bought my first TAM mag.

Taste of Tattoo Art Show

November 3, 2011 – January 25, 2012 Please join us for the opening reception: Thursday, November 3, 2011 6pm – 9pm SMITH ANDERSEN EDITIONS presents TASTE OF TATTOO, an exhibit that features prints from the Tattoo Project, and highlights the relationship between marking on skin and marking on a printing plate. In our most

Salon Meritage Shooting Victims’ Fundraisers in Seal Beach

By Tim Shelton This fundraiser is for the survivors and victims families of the Salon Meritage shooting in Seal Beach, CA. The city of Seal Beach is putting on the Cut-A-Thon on Main St. I'm hosting a Tattoo-A-Thon on Oct. 30th at my shop Still Life Tattoo in Seal Beach. I have Lindsey Carmichael, Marc

Mike Rubendall Tattoo Artist Magazine #28 Teaser (VIDEO)

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New Amsterdam Tattoo Museum to Open on Schedule

By Danny Boy (A letter to Crash) Just wanted to let you and your readers know where we are at with the museum. We got 12 days left and going into the last round. This week should be pretty hectic, but that's how we like it. The permanent exhibitions are just

JTG: On the Road in Paris, Italy and Beyond

By JTG Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Japan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Australia, Britain, Italy, France. This is where I’ve been since I left home in January 2010... 6811

Vice Magazine: Tattoo Age, Freddy Corbin Teaser (VIDEO)

[youtube]   Courtesy of Freddy has been tattooing for over twenty-seven years, and is known throughout the world for his two popular Oakland parlors, Temple and Tattoo 13. In the series trailer, Freddy takes us to an impromptu Chinese-style tea ceremony to meet one of his spiritual friends, and sets

Fear and Tattooing in Las Vegas…

By John Niederkorn Las Vegas... Home of the perpetual Affliction t-shirt and unnecessary plastic surgery... Wait. Do I really wanna go down this road? Do I really wanna start like this? Well, let's start again... Vegas; it's as if Hollywood, Times Square and Wrigleyville all had a fat overpriced tourist baby!

Dan Henk: Parasites of the Industry

By Dan Henk I want to start out by being very clear that it is not all of them... not all, but there are way too many, and they are like a parasite in the business. What am I talking about? These people who don't tattoo, yet have their sticky fingers

Crystal Morey Chats with the Versatile Guen Douglas

By Crystal Morey Guen Douglas has been turning heads and helping others turn heads with her eclectic tattoo work for over six years and on several different continents. Her name, as well as her work, keeps popping up all over the tattoo network and justifiably so... In a very short time

Horitaka: Getting Tattooed by Horitomo by Molly Skobba

By Molly Skobba and Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura First off, I want to express how absolutely honored I am to have been tattooed by the renowned Horitomo. Not only did he take the time out of his incredibly busy schedule, but also he tattooed a one-point tattoo on my hand -something he

Portland Tattoo Expo, On the Road in Oregon

By Nicki Kasper I was looking forward to the Portland Tattoo Expo knowing that I had several friends working it and fun and debauchery would ensue. The fact that Portland is just a short drive from where I live was an awesome added bonus... 6641

Jay Brown: 25 Years of Tattoo Business Cards

By Jay Brown In tattooing a good business card can be as important as a tattoo machine. Business cards for tattoo artists represent who they are and the work they do. It's a two-by-three inch advertising wonder, as in any professional trade, our business cards can say a lot about the

Vice Magazine: Tattoo Age, Mike Rubendall Episode III (VIDEO)

[youtube] Courtesy of In this episode of Tattoo Age, Rubendall gives us a glimpse into his busy schedule: Getting up at 5 a.m. every morning in order to draw sketches before Daddy-duties commence. Mike’s tattoo guru, Frank Romano, talks about the many ways in which Mike has surprised him

The London Tattoo Convention, On the Road in England

By Kent "I hate writing blogs" Smith Oh London, how I love you. Every year for the past five years I have traveled the London convention, stayed at the same hotel with a family of friends and shared a booth with my good buddy Hunter Spanks. Every year I am so