The next Tattoo Age series is about Thom deVita. Thom is an artist on many levels, and tattooing is just one of the ways he expresses himself. He began tattooing in New York City in the late 60s, when the practice was illegal. In this episode, which starts on
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By Victor Farinelli “Tattoo Her What?!” or “I am a Tattoo Artist That Leads a Sheltered Life.”
So the big hub-bub about this episode is that a gal wanted to get a phoenix coming out of her tunnel of love. It seems that all the artists thought this was over the
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Angelique Houtkamp London Tattoo Convention Interview - Tattoo Artist Magazine from Luke Holley on Vimeo.
Story and photos by Marco Annunziata
Jonathan Shaw couldn't have use better words to introduce Pogo: "Michael was born in a circus tent on the outskirts of Guadalajara, Mexico. The bastard offspring of an itinerant Chicharon farmer and a mentally challenged Tattooed Lady, young Pogo became intrigued with the art of
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By Adam Lauricella
I woke up Saturday and prepared for work. Grabbed my coffee and went through my other daily rituals then settled in at the tattoo parlor; I realized I wasn't scheduled to work. I thought I should stay and most likely I'd pick up a few walk ins. Like
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Interview by Miguel Montgomery & Adam Warmerdam
Miguel Montgomery: On a little bit of a different note about your tattooing, I’ve seen some Japanese tattoos with American roses in the background. I haven’t seen too much of that. Did something spark that made you want to do that?
By Petri Aspvik
Petri Aspvik: What type of physical problem have you encountered due to tattooing?
Mike Rubendall: Before I was physically active and aware of what being in good health was, I had major back and neck pain. It seems to be a common problem amongst tattooers due to poor posture
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Greg Orie London Tattoo Convention Interview - Tattoo Artist Magazine from Luke Holley on Vimeo.
In Part 3, Mutsuo reflects on the blurry line of legality of tattooing in Japan, along with the prejudice against tattooed individuals that still lingers within society today, where people with tattoos are not welcome in public baths, beaches, pools, etc. He muses on why tattooing makes him happy
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Nine Tattoo Studio
By Victor Farinelli
This week’s episode is titled “80-Year-Old Virgin” or “I Have No Respect for Traditional Tattoos.”
You don’t have to be part of the skinhead retirement program to have respect for traditional tattoos. The masonic temple that is Western tattooing is built on its foundation. It is our history. I
Interview by Kore Flatmo
Kore Flatmo: Growing up, you must have seen a lot of Jack and Freddy’s work too.
Chente Rios: Yeah, my dad gets tattooed by Freddy, well, when they were young.
And Mike Brown from the 80s?
Yeah, all them. My dad has work from the Pike, Good Time Charlie’s. I’ve
Workhorse Irons Tattoo Machine Builder Gathering 2012 featuring SOBA, Seth Ciferri, Cory Rogers, Mike Pike, Chris Smith, Chris Quidgeon, Marv Lerning, and Special Technique's Ugly Bill, plus a guest visit from Bill Waverly.