Stunningly Impressive Portrait Realism Tattoos

For those of you who don’t know, portrait realism is an artistic style that involves creating portraits of people that looks so real they could almost be mistaken for photographs. However, it’s important to note that not all portraits are just straight shots of people’s face. A portrait can also

Pristine Political Portrait Tattoos of Politicians

We here at TAM tend to steer clear of political rhetoric. Frankly, we don’t care what your political views are leanings are. We only care whether or not you share our passion for tattoos, and we think it’s safe to assume most of you feel the same way. That being said,

Dopest Double Image Tattoos

Double exposure tattoos are like living paintings and show a new level of photo realistic tattooing.  These are some tattoo artists that have mastered the art of the double exposure tattoo.       [divider]  *To see MORE and learn about some of the MOST AMAZING tattoo artists of our age, check out these deals from

Russian Tattoo Artists You’ve Never Heard Of

It's no secret that Russia turns out some talent when it comes to tattooing.  All of the artists on our list share one definite thing besides being Russian; their tattoos possess unique expertise and artistic talent.  Here are some of Russia's tattoo artists that you probably haven't heard of but

Neighborhood Mister Roger’s Tattoos

Mister Roger's Neighborhood was a favorite children's program in the 70's and 80's.  Despite all the rumors that Fred Roger's wore his long sleeve sweaters to cover his inked arms, this is indeed an urban myth.  We still would like to pay homage to this television host who was a

Ben Grillo & his Amazing Tiny Tats

By Taki I recently had my friend Ben Grillo come visit to hang out and make some tattoos. Most of you may know Ben for his incredibly detailed single-needle masterpieces, and I thought it would be fun to do a little TAM Blog interview with Ben... HT: How long have you been

Tattoos by Halo

 Helios Tattoo is proud to sponsor this TAM Artist Spotlight interview with Halo Jankowski. Easily one of the most recognizable tattoo artists in the world today (following his stint on Spike TV's long-running Ink Master tv show in season 4), Halo transcends the typical tv-personality status usually associated with artists who

10 Perfect Portrait Tattoos

Many tattoo enthusiasts warn against getting name and portrait tattoos because you never know how your view of the person or entity in question may change over time. However, there are a number of situations where portrait tattoos just make sense, like the ten shown in the gallery below. Portrait tattoos

R.I.P. Tattoos honoring fallen heroes of 2015

Gone but not Forgotten!! - Tattoos are one of the most endearing ways to remember those we've lost and those who've had the greatest impact on our lives. The beginning of the year, particularly the first few weeks in January, are often used to reflect on the year that just

R.I.P. Tattoos to Remember Those Lost in 2015

Gone but not Forgotten!! - Tattoos are one of the most endearing ways to remember those we've lost and those who've had the greatest impact on our lives. The beginning of the year, particularly the first few weeks in January, are often used to reflect on the year that just

RIP: Tattoos Honoring Lemmy from Motorhead

Rock music has played a huge role in the tattoo industry and community, so it’s only fitting we talk about the loss of one of rock’s most influential figureheads – Lemmy Kilmister. Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister was born in England on December 24th, 1945. After being inspired and influenced by The

25 Ways the Force is with You: Star Wars Tattoos

We are stoked! Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opened this week! This is the 7th movie in the series. Can you believe that  . . 7?! Once again, we will see the plot unfold with two legendary enemies in a daring battle that is the absolute essence of good vs. evil! On the Dark Side,  the oppressive

Black & Grey Tattoos by Chad Dingler

Part of our mission at Tattoo Artist Magazine is to bring attention to great artists but just as importantly is the desire to teach newer tattoo collectors how to FIND qualified professional tattooists to get their work from, and help them get away from the deluge of underground, unethical scratchers who are actually