ANTENNAE OF INSPIRATION: THE INSECT ART PROJECT

By Marisa Kakoulas Source: www.needlesandsins.com A beautifully curated and styled collection of entomology-based artwork from around the world, Antennae of Inspiration: The Insect Art Project is yet another wonderful accomplishment of Jinxi Boo Caddel and her Out of Step Books. The cover artwork alone, by Jeff Gogue, is a perfect example of the stunning works on the

Black Tattoo Art II: Modern Expressions of the Tribal

By Marisa Kakoulas We live in a time when images of tattoos are in a constant stream online. Your eyes may light up at the artistry, as you scroll through your Instagram and Facebook feeds, click "Like," maybe even "Share" ... and then on to the next one. For me, when

Gomineko Books Customer Appreciation Contest

I wanted to take a sec to say thanks for all the orders of late, so I figured I'd make a honker of a contest. Post a pic of books ordered from me, tag @gominekobooks and #gominekobooks and you are entered. I know a lot of you are still waiting

Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and the Tattoo

Story originally appears at The Dish: http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2013/04/08/inked-in-america/. In 2012, tattooed women outnumbered tattooed men for the first time in US history. Steven Heller reviews the recently re-released Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and the Tattoo by Margot Mifflin...  17678

Russ Abbott: Ornamental Archive Book Project

By Russ Abbott The first time I can remember drawing an ornamental frame was for a tattoo design. It was a large, realistic rendering of a Merchant Marine ship. My client wanted the tattoo in memory of his Grandfather. We discussed the options and eventually decided on a reference image for

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

Hardy Marks Publishing: deVita Unauthorized

By Mary D and Nick Bubash DeVita Unauthorized chronicles and benefits a man who was at the root of a massive art and tattoo movement that began on NYC stoops in the 60s. Lovingly authored by student and long time friend Pittsburgh artist Nick Bubash, deVita Unauthorized* is a replication of