Price of tattoos: why cheap ain’t good!

The Pricing Of Tattoos. Some basics to consider. -By Crash There's an old saying- "Good tattoos aren't cheap and cheap tattoos aren't good." - Let's talk about why. Once the decision has been made to get a tattoo, the next thing people generally want to know is- "How much will it cost?" Though typical,

11 Tips on How to Care for Your New Tattoo

Got a new tattoo? Now what? Here you will find our top 11 tips on taking care of your new tattoo. There are so many aftercare recommendations and products out there, some deliver and some don't, however- the most important thing (which is #1 on this list) is to listen

Friends don’t let friends get bad tattoos!

bad tattoos what can you do?

What can any of us DO about the number of people out there getting BAD TATTOOS? Why do people get bad tattoos? Why do neighbors, coworkers, and even our family members come up and show us their new tattoos [which are obviously sub-par] and say, "I just got a new tattoo! It looks good, right?!" How

World’s top Japanese tattoo artists pt3: Mick Tattoo

10 of the world's best Japanese tattoo artists pt3: Mick Tattoo I spent a few days looking through my travel archives while preparing for this Artist Profile on Mick Tattoo, aka Mick from Zurich, (or, for you Game of Thrones fans)- aka Mick: the King of Dragons! When looking back on

First tattoo? Choosing a good studio

Cody Eich tattoo artist

Choosing the right tattoo parlor is just as important as the design you pick. When deciding to get a tattoo for the first time, it's very important to get the very best advice you can (from the most experienced guide you can find). Once you find a person you can connect

10 of the world’s best Japanese tattoo artists: pt2- Horiyoshi III

This is Part 2: Horiyoshi III - 10 of the world's best Japanese style tattoo artists. -Horiyoshi III (no connection to Horiyoshi II, from the last post), is Yoshihito Nakano of Yokohama, Japan, and is our featured artist today. Horiyoshi the 3rd is perhaps THE most respected and celebrated tattoo artist in Japan's

10 of the World’s BEST Japanese style TATTOO ARTISTS: pt1

Best Japanese Tattoo Artist

Over the next few weeks we're going to pay tribute to Japanese-themed tattoos and the contributions of 10 Tattoo Artists widely considered to be some of the BEST IN THE WORLD. For an ever-increasing  number of tattoo collectors (and artists alike), Japanese-styled tattoos are appreciated as the most sophisticated and visually pleasing style of tattooing,

Tattoo Artist Profile: “Texas Tony Hundahl”

FOLLOW TONY on Instagram Co-Owner of famed Rock of Ages Tattoo in Austin, TX, Tony Hundahl does BOLD, BRIGHT, and TOUGH as NAILS tattoos!  I met Tony Hundahl in January, 2007, (I think), at the famed Austin Tattoo convention. It was my first trip to Austin so, as was my custom, I spent