Ego Death Part 2: Just Fucking Do It!

So it looks like the Ego Death kickstarter project will be fully funded (thanks for your shares and support)! It's still going until Wednesday at around 12:20pm Pacific time so I am doing some last mintue promotions to try and get more funds to make the show even better. I've

Chet Zar: Ego Death

By Chet Zar Ego Death- Part 1: The Concept From Wikipedia: "Ego death is an experience that is said to reveal the illusory aspect of the ego, sometimes undergone by mystics, shamans, monks, psychonauts and others interested in exploring the depths of the mind." In the first few hours of the first day of

Myke Chambers: Idiocracy?

By Myke Chambers I was talking with a friend a little while back about the state of tattooing today, comparing it with how things were just 15 or 20 years ago. He made a really good point... A lot of people say, “Yeah tattooing going mainstream sucks but now there

Crystal Morey: Horibenny (Part II)

By Crystal Morey Horibenny is one of my favorite monsters. Odder than bacon with legs, he oozes with creative zealotry and possesses an indiscriminate passion for life that is contagious. Benny is one of the first round-eyes to be given and to complete a formal tattoo apprenticeship here in Japan, and by this I mean,

Crystal Morey: Horibenny (Part I)

By Crystal Morey Horibenny is one of my favorite monsters. Odder than bacon with legs, he oozes with creative zealotry and possesses an indiscriminate passion for life that is contagious. Benny is one of the first round-eyes to be given and to complete a formal tattoo apprenticeship here in Japan, and by

Dave Shore Dragon Art Tribute and Auction

By Dave Allen Dave Shore passed away suddenly this year, the very day his shop was scheduled to close. He worked almost daily right up to the end. It is his legacy that we wish to honor! A character of mythical proportions... Stories of his days in Texas, Hawaii and Europe

Alex Grey: Entheon Kickstarter Project

Dear Cosmonauts, We have been inspired by the recent success of Kickstarter for funding projects large and small.  Just this month, two movie projects have generated millions of dollars by rallying their dedicated fans. If artists projects can be financed by friends, there is no limit to creative freedom.  In that

Larry Brogan: How to Throw an Opening Party

Courtesy of Larry Brogan and Tattoo City I thought I would send some info about our Grand Opening of my Tattoo City and Flower of Life Art Gallery located at 1601 State Street in Lockport, Illinois. Over two hundred people, including the mayor of Lockport, various city officials and reporters from

Dave Waugh: Up The Irons

By Dave Waugh I was asked to participate in an Iron Maiden themed art show at The Pretty Pretty Collective in San Francisco. The show started Friday, March 16th and runs for two months... 17240

Larry Brogan: Tattoo Convention Booth Set Up Part II

By Larry Brogan Courtesy of Tattoo Road Trip: In part one of Tattoo Convention Booth Set Up we touched on things such as having promotional items such as business cards and stickers, proper banner size and good overall lighting. In part two, I’ll talk about keeping your items safer from theft, helpful