Mike Brown (RIP) Vice Magazine Art Talk (VIDEO)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFmtm7HWj0c]   Courtesy of Vice Magazine: Mike Brown is a tattoo artist who, if you know your history, always comes up when people talk about those who pioneered tattooing in the late 1970s. He worked at China Sea (formerly owned by Sailor Jerry), ground zero for traditional American tattoos, and

First Look Inside the New Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

A letter to Tattoo Artist Magazine from Dean Williams: Tattoo Artist Mag... Hey hey, it's Dean Williams co-owner of Elm Street Tattoo with my long shadow-casting partner, Oliver Peck. On November 5th me, Oliver and couple of the guys from the shop went to Amsterdam for Hanky Panky's grand-opening of the tattoo

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Subscribe, renew or add to your Tattoo Artist Magazine subscription now for a chance to win one extra year's subscription to TAM, Chris Treviño Book: Gods and Warriors and an original Sailor Jerry sketch. Winner will be chosen November 15th, 2011. (Contest is for tattooers only.) Click here to sign up: http://www.tattooartistmagazine.com/payment [Picture of Sailor Jerry

Sign Up Now for the TAM Blog Monthly Giveaway

Sign up to be entered into the FREE monthly TAM Blog giveaway! Each month TAM will put together an awesome prize package for all the true tattoo fanatics out there! September's Prize: WIN a free Sailor Jerry book "Homeward Bound", the Hori Smoku DVD documentary on the life and work of Norman "Sailor

Tattoo Artist Magazine: Rose Riot at NXNE and NIX

Despite an auspicious start my trip to Toronto to cover North by Northeast (NXNE) music festival and North Ink Exposure (NIX) tattoo convention was quite informative and enjoyable. NIX was my second convention and I was to learn how to run the TAM booth from the boothmaster John, as well

Tattoo Artist Magazine California Road Trip

By Crash I'm too old for this shit, but damn, what an adventure! I thought I could write something short to share the TAM Road Trip journey and give TAM Blog a little more content. I believe the potentials we have with the TAM Blog are pretty evident, and given enough time,

Rollo & Me Comic #4

The “Rollo & Me” strip is a series of stories told by Keith Underwood and illustrated by Dan Henk which appear regularly in Tattoo Artist Magazine. They chronicle Keith’s experiences living with and working alongside one of tattooing’s greatest icons of the 20th century- Mike ‘Rollo Banks’ Malone. Mike departed

Sailor Jerry Toast at Ink ‘n Iron

Well, it's here again... Ink 'n Iron time. Time to cram into a giant haunted boat with 10,000 of our closest friends... This year the good folks at the Sailor Jerry Rum Company are sponsoring a toast to the life and memory of Norman Keith Collins, a.k.a Sailor Jerry. [More info