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Tattoos By Virginia Elwood Saved Tattoo New York CityRead More »

Eric Jones Talks Tattoos and Vietnamese Bars with Horitaka

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By  Takahiro “Horitaka” Kitamura A few words with Professor Eric Jones… HT: How do you feel about Vietnamese bars? EJ: How do I feel about Vietnamese bars? Since you were the first to show me, it has a soft spot in my heart. It might be hard in other places…Read More »

The Geometric Tattoo Wizard – Thomas Hooper Article

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Thomas Hooper is one of the most influential artists of our time. His application of sacred geometry and mandala styles, mixed with solid tattoo fundamentals and a virtually all-black palette on large-scale work has help ignite an entire movement in the tattoo world. Below is a short excerpt from Thomas’ TAM interview –   Thomas Hooper: Something I’m very aware of is that I get to do a lot of work that the client didn’t ask for. I get away with doing tattoos on people that might be a good idea from a certain point of view (mine!),but I have to talk them into seeing what I see and make them believe it’s going to be great. The amount of self-confidence required for this in any other case, I would consider as arrogance, but it’s this firm belief that what I am trying to do will look good that allows me to get my ideas into their skin, so I’m left with the question, what am I? Artist, asshole or both?Read More »