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28 Die Hard Fans – Tattoos of Their Favorite Celebrities

Nikko Hurtado. @nikkohurtado

A celebrity is someone with a large amount of fame and public attention who is often followed and admired by a large amount of people, either for how they live their life, what they do for a living or some major incredibly feat they’ve accomplished. Being such an influential figure in so many lives, it should come as no surprise that celebrities are often the subjects of tattoo designs. There are so many celebrity tattoo designs out there that we’ve put together a gallery of 28 pictures that feature new and old celebrities alike. You’ll probably recognize a lot of the faces you see.   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Christopher Brand

Christopher Brand @cbrandworks15

Christopher Brand  @cbrandworks Los Angeles, CA Christopher Brand is a major voice for positive change in tattoo culture and believes in bringing tattoos out of the grungy underground that many people view it as and shine a light on the positive nature of tattoos and tattoo culture. He’s primarily known for combining Japanese and Chicago tattoo styles, which you’ll see in the gallery below. Brand is a Los Angeles artist and member of UGLAR (Unified Group of Los Angeles Residents) Works, which is a group of visual artists who serve as pre-certified muralists for the city of Los Angeles and seek to honor the mural heritage of public works projects. Check out the video above and the tattoo gallery below for more insight into Christopher Brand and his tattoo style than anything we say could ever do justice, and if you’re in the LA area we urge you to look up Christopher Brand for your next tattoo design if you can. cbrandworks.com IG – https://www.instagram.com/cbrandworks/?hl=en   Read More »

Totally Magical Disney Tattoos

Sarah Miller @sarahmillertattoo

You’ve seen tatted up Disney characters, the stunning Disney artwork of Tim Shumate and some of the most detailed Disney tattoos we’ve ever come across. You can never have too much Disney art though, can you? Today we’re bringing you another Disney-focused tattoo gallery that’s all about capturing the Disney magic so many people have come to know and love. Disney was founded in 1923 and has been impacting lives for almost a century, so it’s pretty reasonable to assume we’ll probably be showing off another Disney tattoo gallery in the foreseeable future. If you have a Disney tattoo you want to show off, be sure to share it with us on Instagram and your tattoo could be featured! Read More »

Amazing Bill Murray Tattoos

Nikko Hurtado @nikkohurtado

Bill Murray is a beloved movie star who has been in a variety of popular films since the 1970s. His list of accomplishes includes iconic roles in moves like Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day and Zombieland just to name a few. He’s won a Golden Glode, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Murray’s charismatic personality has won him massive support by fans everywhere on top of the fans who grew up watching his movies over and over again as children and young adults. His profound impact on people’s lives over the last thirty years he’s spent in the movie industry has won him the admiration of millions, so this gallery of Bill Murray tattoos should come as no surprise. Seriously, IT’S BILL FUCKING MURRAY! (Brownie points if you get the reference.)   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Coen Mitchell

Coen Mitchell @coenmitchell14

  Coen Mitchell @coenmitchell Auckland, New Zealand Coen Mitchell is a professional tattoo artist based in Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand who works alongside Steve Butcher and three other talented artists at Matt Jordan’s Ship Shape Tattoo Studio. Even though he’s only been tattooing for three years, Coen has made a name for himself with what he calls “mosaic flow”, a unique form of linework/dotwork tattooing style. He was inspired by Polynesian patterns, symmetry and use of flow on the body to create his unique style. You’ll find plenty of mosaic flow tattoos in the gallery below, but he also tattoos black and grey realism/portrait tattoos – although he’s no stranger to using color too. If you ever find yourself in New Zealand and looking for a unique tattoo style for your next tat, you can’t go wrong with Coen Mitchell. www.tattoogoldnz.com IG – https://www.instagram.com/coenmitchell/?hl=en FB – https://www.facebook.com/coenmitchelltattoogold/?fref=ts   Read More »

Badass Unique Animal Tattoos

Mark Duhan @markduhan

There are a lot of animals that get a bunch of love from tattoo enthusiasts, like dogs, cats and lions. But there are a ton of animals that you don’t see nearly as often, making it hard for us to create a full length gallery for them. That’s why we’re bringing you today’s unique creatures gallery. These are badass animal tattoo designs that feature animals that aren’t the subject of tattoos as often as their more popular counterparts. We’re not saying these animals are less popular in general, we just have a hard time finding stunningly done tattoos of them. If you have a unique animal tattoo design you want to share, be sure to do so on Instagram and maybe you’ll all make it possible for us to feature some of these animals in their own gallery.   Read More »

Puurrfect Cat Tattoos

Matteo Pasqualin @matteopasqualin

Earlier we talked about man’s best friend (you can check it out here), so it’s only fair we now bring you a gallery about its feline counterpart. The ongoing debate about whether or not dogs and cats are better will continue to rage despite any claims we make, and frankly there are people in both camps here at TAM so we wouldn’t be able to come up with a definitive answer anyway. That being said, even dog lovers can’t deny how amazing these cat tattoos look. If you’re a lover of great tattoos, you’ll find a way to set aside your dog/cat opinions and love these tattoos no matter what.   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Dave Wah

DAVE WAH @davewahtattoos2

  Dave Wah   @davewahtattoos Dave Wah is a tattoo artist that works at and owns the Stay Humble Tattoo Company in Baltimore, Maryland. He strives to be the best tattoo artist in the world and, while best is an opinion that can never be proven, the high standards he holds for himself certainly show in each piece he designs. Wah does both black and grey and colored ink tattoos, choosing to follow a well-rounded path of being able to do anything instead of specializing in any one particular tattoo style. He often frequents tattoo conventions and events all over North America, and could be one of the most accessible tattoo artists we’ve covered. Westminster, Maryland STAY HUMBLE TATTOO COMPANY IG – https://www.instagram.com/davewahtattoos/?hl=en FB – https://www.facebook.com/dwah2?fref=ts www.davewah.com   Read More »

Stunning Man’s Best Friend Tattoos

Matteo Pasqualin @matteopasqualin

Dogs are man’s best friend. This is usually the point where we’d give you some fun facts as to why this idiom exists, but do we really have to? It’s a well-known fact all over the world – like dogs being a thousand times better than cats. (Okay, maybe that last bit was more opinion than fact.) Recent studies have discovered that many domestic dogs come from the now extinct Taymyr wolf that once existed tens of thousands of years ago. These new findings suggest that domesticated dogs started to arise around the time people became hunter-gatherers, not agriculturists – which is much sooner than previously thought. We’ve put together a tattoo gallery all about man’s best friend. Even if you – for some unknown reason – prefer cats over dogs, you can’t deny these tattoos are simply amazing.   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Matteo Pasqualin

Matteo Pasqualin @matteopasqualin10

Matteo Pasqualin @matteopasqualin Porto Viro (Italy) THE INKERS TATTOO SHOP Matteo Pasqualin has been tattooing since 1997. When he initially began it was for the fun and curiosity the art form offered. After years of training in almost all styles of tattooing, Pasqualin chose to focus on portrait and realistic tattoos, and he has become one of the premier black and grey portrait realism artists in the business. Although he continues to be an ever-learning student who seeks to improve his craft daily and discover new techniques. The gallery below shows off the immersive talent Pasqualin applies to each of his designs, and he’s available for booking by anyone who seeks him out at his studio – The Inkers Tattoo Shop – in Porto Viro, Italy. IG – https://www.instagram.com/matteopasqualin/?hl=en FB – https://www.facebook.com/Matteo-Pasqualin-128641187212670/ Read More »

Badass Tattoos that Go Choo-Choo

Alex Nuñez @alexnuneztattoo

Trains have been an incredibly important form of transportation that have captured the imaginations and wonderment of the young and old for decades. There are tons of train enthusiasts who build model trains and enjoy all things train-based as much as tattoo enthusiasts loving seeing and getting new tattoos. Sometimes the two meet and fantastic train tattoos are born, which is what prompted the current gallery. These are some of the most amazing train tattoos we’ve ever seen and each artist certainly deserves to be commended for the talent they’ve shown in creating these works of art. If you like trains or tattoos, then this gallery is perfect for you. Enjoy   Read More »

Diamonds are a Girl’s Bestfriend

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These diamond tattoos certainly take the old saying, “Diamonds are forever”, literally – although maybe that’s not quite as true as it used to be as far as tattoos are concerned. Regardless, we all know diamonds are a girl’s bestfriend and many of the images in this gallery seek to prove the point. There’s no shortage of lovely ladies sporting amazing diamond tattoos, and this gallery has some of the best around. Thinking about getting a diamond tattoo design of your own? Be sure to share it with us on Instagram and you might find your tattoo and Instagram account on an upcoming gallery post.   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson @robrichtattoo5

Rob Richardson @robrichtattoo U.K. Known primarily for his portrait realism and surrealism work, Rob Richardson is a master black ink tattoo artist. After looking through the gallery below we think you’ll agree he doesn’t need color to bring his designs to life. Richardson’s mastery over the fundamentals of tattooing allows him to recreate picture perfect portraits and create black ink designs that many artists only wish they could achieve. Unfortunately, he’s not taking on new bookings right now, but if you follow his Facebook page – which is linked below – you’ll be notified as soon as he’s taking on new clients and be the first in line to get a tattoo done by this master of the craft. IG – https://www.instagram.com/robrichtattoo/?hl=en FB – www.facebook.com/robrichardsontattooartist Read More »

For the American Thrash, Metal, Rock, and Heavy Metal Fans!

Lance Steele  @steele_ink.PNG

Linkin Park, Tool, Pearl Jam, the list of popular rock bands goes on and on – and no, we’re not here to argue what’s rock and what’s not. We’re just here to give you a badass tattoo gallery that you won’t find anywhere else, and today we’re focusing on tattoos featuring popular American rock bands. Music inspires a lot of things, giving music lovers a lot of different symbols and icons to work with when creating their design. It could be the logo of your favorite album or something from your favorite song lyric. The possibilities are endless, and we hope you enjoy this gallery as much as we do.   Read More »

Entrancing Hannya Tattoos

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The Hannya is a mask used in Noh theater, which is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th Century. The mask represents a jealous female serpent and is most commonly featured with two sharp bull horns, a leering mouth and metallic eyes. It’s one of the most popular Japanese symbols today, seen in artwork of all styles and is largely featured in a wide variety of Japanese tattoo designs. Its demonic overtones and expressive expression makes it a favorite symbol for a lot of people. These are some of the most beautiful Hannya tattoos we’ve ever seen, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy them as much as we do.   Read More »