Flattery, Thievery, Or Just Plain Business?

By Deb Yarian www.eaglerivertattoo.com Almost daily, people come in to my shop with drawings or illustrations that they want tattooed on them. More times than not they get them on line- Pinterest or another source, without a clue as to who the original artist is. Now I am not speaking of a photo of

Tattoo Copyright & Celebrities

By Marisa Kakoulas Reblogged from: http://www.needlesandsins.com Video screen capture above from Yahoo Fantasy Sports: Colin Kaerpernick Ink. Last week, Forbes published an article entitled "Questions Concerning Copyright Of Athlete Tattoos Has Companies Scrambling." It's amazing for me to watch the evolution of the tattoo copyright concept because, when I started writing about it in 2003, people