Vice Magazine: Tattoo Age Mutsuo Episode II (VIDEO)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzJ0L1rnnAw&w=590&h=415] In this episode of Tattoo Age we delve into the history of Three Tides Tattoo. We hear from Mutsuo, Chris Garver, and Masa Sakamoto, as they give us insight into how western-style tattooing gained ground in Japan after the 1999 Tokyo Convention. We also hear about all the guest

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

Vice Magazine: Tattoo Age Mutsuo Episode I (VIDEO)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_wkwwPty-I&w=590&h=415] The new Tattoo Age features Mutsuo, he has more styles than the first of day school. This series revolves around an artist named Mutsuo who tattoos at the world-famous Three Tides Tattoo in Osaka, Japan. Mutsuo went from being one of the shop's first customers to its first apprentice, and

Vice Magazine: Tattoo Age Valerie Vargas Episode III (VIDEO)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICCEjLMniVo&w=590&h=415] In the last part of our Valerie Vargas episode, we take a closer look at the tattoo power couple that is Stewart Robson and Valerie Vargas. When we began shooting this piece, we didn't know how close these wonderfully talented artists were and found ourselves pleasantly surprised by their