Deadly Doberman Tattoos

  Doberman's are widely recognized as one of the fiercest attack dogs, and they join the ranks along with Pitt Bulls and Rottweilers. They exhibit a grace and regal stance that translates well via ink.  Here are some of the best tattoos of Doberman Pinchers anywhere.       [the_ad id="36293"] [the_ad id="36294"]

Epic Vintage Tattoo Flash

In the first days of tattooing, tattoos were worn by sailors, soldiers and outlaws.  Traditional tattooing was developed and these posters were hung in tattoo shops for customers and clientele to choose their pieces from.  These epic vintage tattoo flash pieces were hand painted and kept as a visual record

Vintage Tattoo Signage Part One

The first documented professional tattoo artist in the USA was in 1846 and became mainstream in the 1970's.  Here are some of the signage associated with tattooing and tattoos that dates back decades.     [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo artists of our age, check out these

Insane Corset Piercings

Corset Piercing is a beautiful type of body modification.  You get piercings sewn on both sides, done in parallel rows then after they have healed, they can be laced with ribbon and pulled taut.  They do have a tendency to be rejected by the body, and since it is a

The Newbies Guide to Tattoo Styles

Traditional, Tribal, Portrait, New School, Geometric, Blackwork, on and on it goes -- There are many different forms of tattooing that exist today, but many are derived from these basic forms and adapted from an aspect of design that contains these classic tattoo styles. These forms are the essential building

Amazing Skull Tattoos

Skull tattoos have many meanings, it can mean recognition of death, celebration of life, and just about everything in between. As such, it’s not uncommon nowadays to have fully customized inked versions of the skull at particular parts of the body. Every tattoo artist has got at least one in his portfolio and

The Most Insane Blackwork Tattoos Around

There is a style of tattoos that has been standing out for years, widely called blackwork or neo-tribal and it's gaining more and more popularity. Welcome to the reign of monochrome.  Some people may find it extreme, or lacking of aesthetic search, but the choice of blackwork lovers deserve a lot of

9 of the Best Rose Tattoos

Rose Tattoos are very popular in different kinds, sizes and colors. They make the tattoo look more attractive and pretty. If your tattoos are too plain, you can add up some beautiful roses to give it more beauty or depth. Roses are one of the most beautiful things the universe has created and are

New ED HARDY Exhibit: “Visionary Subversive” // oct.5-nov.2

Ed Hardy: Visionary Subversive is a major exhibition of original art by one of the world’s most well-known culture icons. Original works presented by Varnish Fine Art at The Midway Show Dates: October 5 to November 2, 2015 Artist Reception: Thursday October 29, 7-11pm Closing Party: Monday November 2, 7-11pm [divider] Co-curated by Hardy’s assistant Trevor Ewald

Top Six Father’s Day Gifts on sale from TAM

Look no further for the a perfect and unique Father's Day gift for the tattoo enthusiast Dad in your life. Chris Treviño - Gods and Warriors ON SALE NOW -- SAVE 60% -- This is a fitting title for Chris Trevino’s first book. His tattoos often depict themes of ancient war and

3 Day Ed Hardy Event at Kings Avenue Tattoo

From Kings Avenue Tattoo: We are honored and humbled to host the legendary tattooer and artist Ed Hardy for an unprecedented 3-day event.  Hardy, renowned for his genre changing, globally influenced tattoo designs, announced that he will host “Pictures of the Gone World,” taking place May 15th, 16th & 17th at

Chris Trevino- Top Japanese Style tattooists! pt5

Chris Trevino is an expert in traditional Japanese tattooing who earned the nickname "Horimana" after studying for five years under the legendary master Horiyoshi III. His elaborate, full-body representations of Asian symbology reminds us of the later works by Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins aka Horismoku. Trevino now runs Perfection Tattoo in

Painted ladies: why women get tattoos

Introduction by Jenn Ashworth Why are so many women getting tattoos?  Eight women reveal the appeal of permanent markings.  Photographs by Christina Theisen and Eleni Stefanou. The first tattoo I ever saw belonged to my grandad. He had it done in Scotland during his national service in the 50s, so the tattoo must