Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episode 6)

By Victor Farinelli  Let’s celebrate the land of the free, home of the brave with GUNS! Sorta like banjos, only different. Episode VI was “all about attention to detail,” Dave Navarro emphasized. For the flash challenge, the contestants had to carve an image into the stock of a gun. Guns owned

Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episode 5)

By Victor Farinelli  Before I get started on the recap, I want to rattle some cages. There is some gab on the inter-webs about the contestants on Ink Master “stealing” tattoos from other artists. Don’t know if it is true or not, but some interesting tidbit came to my awareness that

Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episode 4)

By Victor Farinelli  “Tattoo Her What?!” or “I am a Tattoo Artist That Leads a Sheltered Life.” So the big hub-bub about this episode is that a gal wanted to get a phoenix coming out of her tunnel of love. It seems that all the artists thought this was over the

Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episode 3)

By Victor Farinelli  This week’s episode is titled “80-Year-Old Virgin” or “I Have No Respect for Traditional Tattoos.” You don’t have to be part of the skinhead retirement program to have respect for traditional tattoos. The masonic temple that is Western tattooing is built on its foundation. It is our history. I

BuzzFeed: 15 Things You Probably Never Knew About Tattoos

By BuzzFeed 1. Democrats are more likely to have tattoos than Republicans (18% vs 14%) Source: freerepublic.com  /  via: klyam.com 2. Seven U.S. congressmen (and 1 congresswoman) have tattoos Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) and Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) have sleeves. Via: abcnews.go.com 3. The earliest recorded tattoo belonged to Utzi the Iceman Circa 3300 BC. He had a total of 57 tattoos. Via: tonymountain.blogspot.com 4. Speaking of Utzi, Brad Pitt

Victor Farinelli: Ink Master Review (Episodes 1 & 2)

By Victor Farinelli  Let the madness begin! The second season of Ink Masters is upon us. Spike TV aired two episodes this last week for our viewing pleasure. Episode One: Tattooing the Dead Let’s start off with the season premiere titled “Tattooing the Dead” or “How bad can I fuck up a snake

London Tattoo Convention Video

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/50700733 w=590&h=420] Video by Craig Burton http://craigburtonphotography.com/blog info@craigburtonphotography.com The London Tattoo Convention: I’m Not Kent…  14024

The London Tattoo Convention: I’m Not Kent…

By johndotcom I understand why people confuse Kent Smith and I… We are both smart, handsome and incredibly funny, actually I’m slightly more handsome, but it is such a small margin of error I see how it’s confusing for most. I would personally like to thank Lucky Bastard for calling me

Tattoo Artist Magazine Goes Digital! (Issues #20 and #21)

Because you demanded it... Tattoo Artist Magazine is now available digitally! (To subscribers and professional tattooers ONLY.) We are proud to announce that we will be releasing the entire catalog of TAM for your mobile devices. The issues will be available exclusively through our TAM Pro Store. Each issue will

Tattoo Artist Magazine Goes Digital! (Issues #18 and #19)

Because you demanded it... Tattoo Artist Magazine is now available digitally! (To subscribers and professional tattooers ONLY.) We are proud to announce that we will be releasing the entire catalog of TAM for your mobile devices. The issues will be available exclusively through our TAM Pro Store. Each issue will

Tattoo Artist Magazine Goes Digital! (Issues #17 and #27)

Because you demanded it... Tattoo Artist Magazine is now available digitally! (To subscribers and professional tattooers ONLY.) We are proud to announce that we will be releasing the entire catalog of TAM for your mobile devices. The issues will be available exclusively through our TAM Pro Store. Each issue will

Victor Farinelli: ‘Ink Master’ Prologue

By Victor Farinelli On Tuesday October 9th, Ink Masters Season 2 begins. I am not here to say anything pro or con about this show or shows about tattooing in general. I am just a sucker for “reality” TV. I used to watch wrestling when I was a kid. That’s real,

Tattoo Artist Magazine Goes Digital! (Issue #16)

Because you demanded it... Tattoo Artist Magazine is now available digitally! (To subscribers and professional tattooers ONLY.) We are proud to announce that we will be releasing the entire catalog of TAM for your mobile devices. The issues will be available exclusively through our TAM Pro Store. Each issue will