[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRSygfrbZCo] Valerie Vargas grew up in Scotland, but has lived and worked in London for the last five years. You can find her at Frith Street Tattoo in SoHo, where she's known for doing the prettiest “lady heads” in the world. Valerie has only been seriously tattooing since 2007, so
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q61fKb-WWBo&w=580&h=400] Courtesy of VICE.com: In this season of VICE's acclaimed show, we travel the world to feature different artists from all ends of the tattoo spectrum, including Valerie Vargas of the UK, Mutsuo of Japan, and Thom deVita of New York City. Each artists' episodes will include three installments, airing every Wednesday on VICE.COM.
Click on the link to pre-order TAM #29: http://tattooartistmagazine.myshopify.com/ Interview by Scott Sylvia Scott Sylvia: And then from New York you came to Oakland? How did you get the fuck to Oakland? Jason McAfee: Well, when I was at Flyrite the phone rings. This was the most magical moment of my life. Chops answers.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGK-IpD8aoI&w=560&h=315] Courtesy of VICE.com: In the third and final episode of the Freddy Corbin series, not only do we get exclusive footage of the renowned tattooer parachuting at the tender age of 24, but we hear the personal, intimate details of his young life and career - from the early
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjcEhwAwpbc&w=560&h=315] Courtesy of VICE.com: In this episode of Tattoo Age, we talk to Freddy about his rise as a tattoo artist -from the day he received an income tax return check in the mail for $75 that he used towards his first tattoo, to the unforgettable 9 a.m. phonecall from Ed Hardy with a job
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIhjH57bZ4s&w=560&h=315] Courtesy of VICE.com: In this episode, Freddy channels the ultimate“cool dude” of tattooing, complete with diamond teeth, old cars, face and neck tattoos, loyal friends, and cute blonde children. We meet up with Freddy and his friends as they muse about his growth as a tattoo artist -
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coqQyEDrV0k] Courtesy of VICE.com: Freddy has been tattooing for over twenty-seven years, and is known throughout the world for his two popular Oakland parlors, Temple and Tattoo 13. In the series trailer, Freddy takes us to an impromptu Chinese-style tea ceremony to meet one of his spiritual friends, and sets