Professional Piercer… My Ass!!!

Professional piercers don’t pierce out of their homes and their work doesn’t look like what you’ll see in the gallery below. Welcome to a clear cut what-not-to-do gallery that focuses on making sure you don’t potentially risk your life by getting pierced by the same morons who pierced these people.

Artist Spotlight – Scott M. Harrison

Scott M. Harrison is a professional tattoo artist with well over a decade of tattooing experience who has made a name for himself in the tattoo industry with his highly talented artistic ability and unique design vision. His tattoos often include a mix of styles, making him a great choice

Point Out the Fail…..Ready, Set, GO!

Have you ever seen those old “Spot the Difference” images – where two nearly identical images are placed side-by-side and you have to point out the subtle differences? Think of this tattoo gallery like that, only there’s only one image and you get to point out all the ways the

Artist Spotlight – Aaron Hodges

Aaron Hodges started tattooing in the summer of 2001 and has been working his ass off to master the craft ever since. While many people might say he’s achieved his goal, Hodges continues to push himself and strives to make each tattoo better than the last. He doesn’t tie himself to

Artist Spotlight – Robert Pho

Robert Pho is a masterful tattoo artist who has been professionally tattooing for over 25 years. He’s the founder of Skin Design Tattoo, a tattoo studio based out of Las Vegas, and has received international acclaim as being one of the best black-and-grey tattoo artists on the planet. A true student

Tattoo TV Shows are a Mixed Bag

 Artist, author and regular TAMblog contributor Dan Henk offers his take on tattoo tv shows and what you really need to know...   The TV shows on tattooing have been a mixed bag. I think that's pretty clear to everyone in the industry.   I have heard plenty of feedback from tattooers who just

Fantastic Lightning Tattoos

Have you ever just watched lightning dance across a cloudy night’s sky? Depending on where you live, you may have never had the pleasure to experience lightning at all. But that doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate the beautiful artwork often inspired by one of the most destructive all-natural forces on

Artist Spotlight – Paul Dobleman

Paul Dobleman is an artist’s artist. He doesn’t tattoo for fame or recognition. (Although the same could probably be said for all of the artists we spotlight.) He tattoos simply because it’s what he loves to do, and he’s been doing for quite a while now. He specializes in neo traditional

RIP – Gene Wilder 9.11.1933 – 8.29.2016

On August 29th. 2016 the world lost one of the greatest comedic talents it has ever seen in Gene Wilder. He passed away at age 83 from complications of Alzheirmer’s disease, but his inspirational talent is sure to live on for many decades and centuries still to come. Gene Wilder was

Gorgeous Lipstick Tattoos

Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips. (That’s according to Wikipedia and by now you should realize that a guy is the one writing this post.) Lipstick is estimated to have been invented and first utilized almost

What’s Wrong with These Tattoos? Everything!

Yesterday we brought you a gallery of bad piercings after a plethora of posts featuring phenomenal tattoos. Today, we’re bringing you a gallery of horrendous tattoos. While we’d like to touch on exactly what makes these tattoos so bad, it’d be easier to discuss what isn’t wrong with them. These tattoos

Artist Spotlight – Adrian Lee

Adrian Lee is a masterful tattoo artist with decades of experience who tattoos out of Analog Tattoo in San Francisco, California. He was one of the first artists featured in TAM due to his awe-inspiringly unique tattoo designs. Adrian primarily specializes in realism tattoos, but is masterful at blending the

Menacing Clown Tattoos

Does anyone actually find clowns funny? To some, they work better as nightmarish figures in a Stephen King novel than modern day jesters. Today’s comedic sensibilities have mostly surpassed the era of clowns, leaving them only really fit for small children’s parties and circuses – because for some unexplained reason

Artist Spotlight – Mike Dorsey

Mike Dorsey is a professional tattoo artist and painter who has been working for twenty-seven years and still loves what he does to this day. He primarily specializes in traditional tattoos inspired by Japanese culture. If you’re looking for a Japanese-inspired tattoo, big or small, Mike is definitely the artist