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Archive for November, 2012

Just Eat It: Ham and Potato Pie

By Stiff
My inspiration for cooking can come from a variety of things. Sometimes I get inspired by having a dish from a restaurant that I’ve never had before and try to replicate it at home. Sometimes inspiration comes from recipes I may see on television. I mostly get inspired by the certain items I see in the grocery store or farmer’s market.

Sometimes I fail at the outcome of what I’m making and sometimes I succeed. I just like to try new things and expand my horizons when it comes to testing new ingredients or cooking methods. James, my husband is a great guinea pig. He will generally eat whatever I make and is honest about how the food tastes. Unlike James, I myself am much more critical about how my food turns out. (more…)


Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episode 7)

By Victor Farinelli 
A long time ago in, in a galaxy far, far away… a girl needed lithium. Sarah Miller needs some serious medication. One minute, she is bouncing off the walls she is so excited, the next she is about to kill herself. She displayed this so well in this episode: The Star Wars challenge… (more…)


NEWS: Three Charged with Illegal Tattooing in Virginia

(Story and photo from WAVY.com) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Police have charged three people with operating an illegal tattoo business in Virginia Beach. In October, police received several complaints and the Virginia Beach Department’s Special Investigations started looking into the matter. The investigators learned that the tattoo artists used social internet sites to get customers and offered discounted tattoos out of their homes…

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Jay Brown Provides Inside Look at The Northwest Tattoo Museum

By Jay Brown 
The Northwest Tattoo Museum is a project that was started almost two years ago when in a conversation it was suggested that there needs to be a tattoo museum in the Northwestern US. In answer to this call myself (a longtime tattoo artist of 24 years at the time) and avid hoarder of everything tattoo, and my fiancé Jennifer DeRose, who is an anthropologist/archaeologist decided to take on the challenge. I then dug out my collection of tattoo machines, old flash and other stuff I had piled up over the years while Jennifer started building the database for the museum’s collection…  (more…)


*NEW* Pictures Added to the TAM Blog Gallery

Tattoos By Destroy Troy
Website
Kansas City, MO


Workhorse Irons Builder Gathering 2012 (Final Compilation Video)

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.
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Chriss Dettmer London Tattoo Convention Interview for Tattoo Artist Magazine (VIDEO)

Video by Luke Holley

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Taki and Molly Kitamura: The Bay Area Convention of the Tattoo Arts 2012

By Molly and Takahiro “Horitaka” Kitamura 
This year’s convention went by so quickly, so I will try to break it down for you short and sweet…  (more…)


Carl Zimmer: Science Tattoo Emporium (Metol)

Carl Zimmer is a blogger and writer for both The New York Times and Discover Magazine, which also hosts his blog, The Loom Zimmer writes on a wide range of scientific topics. He is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed. When Zimmer asked on his blog how many scientists out there had tattoos, he was inundated with photo submissions and commentary, which he has collected into the neat book you can see and order below. It’s our pleasure to share some of them… (more…)


Dave Waugh: Vintage Tattoo Flyers

By Dave Waugh

Wow. I went digging through a box of old papers and drawings and found something long forgotten… (more…)


*NEW* Pictures Added to the TAM Blog Gallery

Tattoos By Alex Trufant
Trufant Bros. Tattoo
San Angelo, TX


Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episode 6)

By Victor Farinelli 
Let’s celebrate the land of the free, home of the brave with GUNS! Sorta like banjos, only different. Episode VI was “all about attention to detail,” Dave Navarro emphasized. For the flash challenge, the contestants had to carve an image into the stock of a gun. Guns owned by real, meat-eating, beer-bellied, heart-diseased ‘Mericans! Where’s my Rascal scooter? (more…)


NEW Tony Hundahl Sketch Book Presented by Tattoo Artist Magazine


Tattoo Artist Magazine (TAM)
presents its newest publication: Line Drawings By Tony Hundahl. The book is 8.5 x 11, spiral bound, 100 pages with over 400 drawings on heavy weight paper. The book can only be purchased on the TAM eBay store: http://ow.ly/ffWp0

OR… Click here http://tattooartistmagazine.myshopify.com/password if you would like to get an artist password to our online Pro Store, with access to more cool stuff ONLY for professional tattooers!

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Paul Dobleman: October’s Asshole of the Month WINNER!

By Paul Dobleman: Once again! Yes you know… Assholes happen! Here is the winner for October!!! (more…)


Victor Policheri London Tattoo Convention Interview for Tattoo Artist Magazine (VIDEO)

Video by Luke Holley
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