Tattooists Want Better Regulations Across The Industry

By Rick Kelsey (Story originally appears at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/.) A group of the UK's leading tattoo artists has called for tougher regulations across the industry. They want people to be more aware of the dangers of backstreet parlours and home inking kits bought online...  18366

Knives & Needles: Tattooer Don Ed Hardy

By Molly Kitamura I had the most interesting and enjoyable lunch today, Taki and I drove up to San Francisco and ate lunch with the living legend Ed Hardy. He took us to one of his favorite haunts, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana. Ed had nothing but praises for the owner, Tony Gemignani,

New Archival Giclee Prints on TattooCultureMagazine.com

We are now offering Giclee prints on www.TattooCultureMagazine.com. Printed and shipped to you by our friends over at Rebelreprints.com. Rebel Reprints is a fine art printing company that is owned and run by tattoo artists. So this is something to benefit everyone involved cause we are supporting within our industry, and art

Icelandic Tattoo Convention 2013

Story and photos by johndotcom Iceland... Land of the Midnight Sun... In retrospect, ending a month-long European trip in a place that has 24-hours of sunlight was probably not the best idea I've had. However, despite the lack of sleep and the subsequent fatigue-jetlag-exhuastion-sleep deprivation-sinus cold I've had since returning to

Nick Bubash: The Patron Saint of White Guys That Went Tribal and Other Works

Courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum: The Patron Saint of White Guys That Went Tribal and Other Works, the first solo museum exhibition of work by Pittsburgh artist Nick Bubash features a recreation of the artist’s studio which focuses on a large group of found object sculptures. These sculptures reveal

Paul Dobleman: Psychedelic Stories from the Road

By Paul Dobleman: Due to the fact I've been on the road, I haven't had the chance to do a proper psychedelic story, so you are going to just have to hear one of mine... 18683

Knives & Needles: Chef Christian Dolias

By Molly Kitamura Christian Dolias is a force to be reckoned with. He is an innovator in the culinary world, taking kitchens by storm leaving no pot unstirred! He runs an ever-expanding social club for chefs called, CutThroat Culinary with members all over the States, Europe and South America... 18179

Myke Chambers: Idiocracy?

By Myke Chambers I was talking with a friend a little while back about the state of tattooing today, comparing it with how things were just 15 or 20 years ago. He made a really good point... A lot of people say, “Yeah tattooing going mainstream sucks but now there

Update: Richard Stell Benefit This Saturday June 15th

Richard Stell recently suffered a heart attack and has been diagnosed with heart disease. This couldn’t have happened at a worse time for them as they are in the middle of opening their new shop Pair-O-Dice in Oklahoma. This event will be held June 15th, 2013. I’m asking tattooers from