Bangin’ Bat Tattoos

There are a lot of common misconceptions people have about bats, and we’re not talking about those related to vampire mythology. For starters, most bats don’t feed on blood. About 70% are insectivores – i.e. they eat insects. Most others nom on fruit. Only vampire bats and a few other

Wow, Very Bad!

There are a lot of bad tattoos in the gallery below that will surely shock and amaze you at just how terrible they are. However, we’d like to talk about one in particular – the man with the dick down his leg. First of all, the tattoo is terribly drawn. It’s

Artist Spotlight – Szejn Szejnowski

Szejn Szejnowski’s artistic roots began to take hold as a graffiti artist, which is readily apparent in a lot of the tattoos he designs. He’s made a name for himself in the tattoo industry by combining the graffiti and tattoo worlds to create a new artistic design style altogether. That’s not

PLEASE STOP DOING THIS! GO TO A PROFESSIONAL!

SERIOUSLY! WE’VE BEEN OVER THIS AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN! We’re sure many of you are tired of us showing and talking about bad tattoos just as much as we are, but for some reason people still haven’t gotten the message. Tattoos like these are BAD – something these people should

Artist Spotlight – Nate Hudak

Nate Hudak is one of the most recent tattoo artists to also become a business/studio owner. Last year he opened Crying Heart Tattoo in Cincinnati, OH and has continued to provide people with stellar tattoos they can be proud of for years to come. He specializes in colorful neo-traditional tattoos that

5 Must Know Facts About Ankle Tats

A lot of first time tattoo newbies think about starting their foray into the tattoo community with a small ankle tattoo that they can easily hide with a sock or pants. For those people, and maybe even a few experienced tattoo junkies, here are five things you may want to

Lovely Lotus Tattoos

Did you know that a lotus is a plant genus, not actually a singular type of flower? What that means is that there are dozens of different types of lotuses out there, not just the water lotus that most people think of (or see dozens of pages for when they

Fantastical Fairy Tattoos

A fairy, also known as “fay” or “fae”, is a mythological creature that originates from European folklore. They were born from Celtic traditions back during the romantic period of the Middle Ages. While often used when speaking of sprites or ethereal creatures much like the Tinkerbell-esque fairies most people think

Artist Spotlight – Phong Hà

Phong Hà is a Vietnamese tattoo artist who works at Bloodshot Eye Tattoo Shop in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He specializes in mostly colorful realism tattoos but is no stranger to black-and-grey work either. Being a master of the craft, his fundamentals (i.e. shading, linework, etc) are impeccable. He effortlessly

Artist Spotlight – BK_Tattooer

BK Tattooer is an immensely talented and popular South Korean tattoo artist who’s well known online for his black-and-grey tattoo work. He’s equally talented at realistic and abstract designs, and he routinely uses a variety of tattooing styles that differ from piece to piece. To put it bluntly, he’s the total

The Full Spectrum of Bad Tattoos

The gallery contains the full spectrum of bad tattoos, from dangerously infected tats to poorly drawn touch-ups. Ever wondered what all forms of bad tattooing looks like? Just check out the gallery below and you’ll see all the examples you could possibly need. (But don’t worry, we’ll keep you stocked

DEAR GOD – NO!

You might be wondering about the title of this post. What could it possibly have to do with a tattoo gallery?! You’re probably even ready to jump into the comments section and angrily type out something about “clickbait”. But you see, these tattoos are so bad they’ll sneak up on you

18 Absolutely Awful Tattoos

Have you ever seen a TV show or movie make fun of bad tattoos by having someone get a poorly translated foreign language tattoo they can’t read, or getting a misspelled “No Regrets” tattoo? Well apparently people are actually dumb enough to get tattoos that are just as bad, if

Artist Spotlight – Scott Santeé

Scott Santeé has been named one of the 10 best tattoo artists in Columbus, Ohio, which is quite a complement considering the immense amount of talent that resides in the city. He specializes in not having a specialty. Just take a look at the gallery below and you’ll understand what

Artist Spotlight – Valerio Cancellier

Valerio Cancellier is a full service body modification artist. He offers clients tattoos and piercings, giving them the outward appearance they desire all from one talented individual. He’s made a name for himself in the tattoo community by creating his own sort of blackout style. For those who don’t know, blackout