Lark Tattoo Auction

November 1, 2013 For further information: Ed Niemczura Lark Tattoo 1610 Old Country Road Westbury, NY 11590 516-794-5844 ed@larktattoo.com Lark Tattoo, Westbury, NY, auctions art to help Long Island’s stray and abandoned animals, via League for Animal Protection of Huntington. Lark Tattoo, since openings its doors in 1993, has been committed to creating incredible custom tattooing and piercings. Lark

Mike The Athens

Photos & interview by Ino Mei Reblogged from: heartbeat ink.gr Humble, experienced and gifted with valuable knowledge of the classic Oriental tattoo, Mike The Athens gave Heartbeatink an exclusive interview about his 24 year-old career and his presence in the international tattoo scene. How did you come up with the name “Mike The Athens”? It came from a

I am… We are…

By Melissa Fusco   Men and Woman look at life through a different lens.  There are plenty of professions where women out number men, and each man in that field will approach their projects differently than a woman. On the flip side, there are many professions that men out number women.  It seems that

Bill Baker Interview: Part 2

By Andrew Goodfellow Reblogged by: swallowsndaggers.net Read Part 1 here: http://wp.me/p14cQJ-5hf Like the effect on the skin? “Yeah, the way the work was going in. And, again, there was no internet. So I had to go the fucking library, go to the reference library, lookup needle manufacturing companies all over the world, write them

NYC TATTOO CONVENTION MOVED TO MARCH 2014

By Marisa Kakoulas Reblogged from: www.needlesandsins.com One of the most acclaimed tattoo gatherings  -- the NYC Tattoo Convention -- has brought beautiful freaks worldwide to New York in spring time, as it has been held each May for 16 years. However, with the sad news that the convention's venue, the historicRoseland Ballroom, will be shutting

TATTOO LIKE FARMS

By Marisa Kakoulas Reblogged from: www.needlesandsins.com We've all seen them. Those tattoo "fan" pages with the billion "Likes" on Facebook where you'll find beautiful tattoos but without any information on the artist, photographer, or collector. Photos of me have popped up on these sites, and I have commented, "That's me. My artist is

Fira de Barcelona

Around 14.000 people visited Fira de Barcelona to enjoy the work from some of the best artists in the world. More than 1.200 tattoos were made in the three days convention, that generated more than 320.000 euro.  Many activities inspired by the urban expressions and trends completed the program of what is

Raking Light with Robert Ryan

By Andrew Fingerhut   Tattooer, painter and musician Robert Ryan recently added to his impressive resume with the publication of a five color lithograph print created in collaboration with Brooklyn-based Master Printer Deborah Chaney.  Starting with a rough outline drawn by hand directly onto lithographic limestone, Robert and Deborah worked together to

Campfires & Carbon Episode 2: Timo Sanders

Campfires & Carbon's mission is to have and promote real, unedited conversation with local tattooers.  Here's their podcast of a conversation with Timo Sanders from Fifth Estate Tattoo in Gilbert, Arizona... http://www.campfiresandcarbon.com/podcast/E002.mp3

Swallows & Daggers Interview with Mike Shea

  Reblogged fromwww.swallowsndaggers.net For those who don’t know you, could you please introduce yourself? My name is Mike Shea, I make tattoos at Redemption Tattoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. I have been tattooing professionally for 13 years. You co-own Redemption Tattoo with Erick Lynch.  How did you both come to the decision to open