Horitaka: Molly Skobba Previews Bloodwork: Bodies

By Molly Skobba I had a hard time writing this blog. It took me longer than usual, with more restarts and edits before send off. I realized that it’s because BloodWork: Bodies is such a gigantic project with so many facets and possible approaches in writing about this book. It is

Horitaka: Give ‘Em A Hand Project

By Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura When I think about good tattooing, I think of art executed by skilled craftsman. In an era of chain stores and mass production, it is always refreshing to see something hand-made. I met Jamie from RePop through my good friend Chris Yvon. Chris told me about

Horitaka: I Love Books!

By Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura It's no secret that I love books. I collect them, I write them, I publish them... and it's nice to see that amidst the flurry of Google image searches and technological advances, books are still in use in the tattoo community. I haven't been tattooing that long,

Steve Looney of Pacific Soul Tattoo Chats with Horitaka

By Takahiro “Horitaka” Kitamura I’m a regular guest artist at Pacific Soul Tattoo in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visiting tattooers and working at other people’s shops is a great way to see the world, meet new people, learn new things and expand your horizons. Working with Steve Looney and Paulo Manabe is a

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,