The Justin Harris Interview

By Kevin Miller http://www.tattoosnob.com I’ve wanted to interview Justin Harris for a while now. Justin was always down, but we could never work out the details. Well it’s finally happened, and I’m stoked. Justin recently moved to Philadelphia, and has been pumping out new work. Keep reading to hear how Philly is treating

Stay Humble with Dave Wah: The Exclusive Tattoo Snob Interview

By Kevin Miller www.tattoosnob.com I generally excited about everything that’s posted on Tattoo Snob, but I’m really excited about my interview with Dave Wah. Dave has been killing it for a long time, and he recently opened Stay Humble Tattoo Company in Baltimore, Maryland. I shot Dave a handful of questions about his tattooing, opening

Sunrise News has No Love for Tattooed Ladies

By Kevin Miller www.tattoosnob.com This video by the Sunrise morning show in Australia has a lot of people upset, and for good reason. There’s too many ignorant statements to count throughout this segment, but the woman at approximately 1:00 takes the cake. She starts off comparing tattoos as a fashion statement, and then she

Mike Moses: Facing the onslaught of the digital age

Source: www.tattoosnob.com Guest post by Mike Moses (On Instagram: @thedrowntown) Those of us with at least a decade in the tattoo industry remember a world quite different from today. As for the old-timers… hell, they probably don’t recognize their own shops anymore. The nervous laughter and palpable fear of those yet to be tattooed is

How much does a full sleeve tattoo cost?

By Kevin Miller www.tattoosnob.com If you have visible tattoos, chances are that someone has asked about how much their idea cost, how much they cost you, or the worst – how much they paid. Well, this article is for those people who are curious. The article specifically talks about a sleeve, but

The media loves Mr. X

By Kevin Miller Source: www.tattoosnob.com Last month we posted this video featuring Mr. X, also known as Duncan X. Since we’ve posted the video, it’s become a ‘Staff Favorite’ on Vimeo, and it’s receiving national attention. The Atlantic featured a short interviewed Alex Nicholson, the mastermind behind the short video. The Atlantic: How

Behind the Sleeve with Russ Abbott

By Kevin Miller www.tattoosnob.com Tattoo by Russ Abbott at Ink & Dagger Tattoo in Decatur, GA Tattoo Snob: Since the beginning of 2013, you’ve been working on a sleeve that you just posted. Before we start talking about the specifics, can you share your thoughts on larger pieces such as sleeves, back pieces, torso pieces.

The Modern-Day Tattoo Renaissance by Joey Knuckles

By Joey Knuckles Tattooing is all about progression. We learn from our mistakes and we grow every day; we should all approach it with humility and respect for our fellow artists. True tattooers want to continue to grow, and to become the best tattooers, artists, and people that they can be. To do

French Tattoo Artists Fight Coloured Ink Ban

By Kevin Miller Source: www.tattoosnob.com   Did you know the government in France is discussing the idea of banning colored inks? It’s been a few weeks since the last hearing, but the last proposal would ban all colored (or coloured) inks with the exception of black, white, grey and specific shades of blue and

The Danny Derrick Interview

By Julene Source: www.tattoosnob.com I’ve been following Danny’s work for years, and finally crossed paths with him this summer. I’ve always admired his hard work and approach to the art, and I’m proud we’re featuring his work on Tattoo Snob. I always knew that Danny was one of the good guys in

Brandon Collins: “So you wanna be a tattoo artist?”

By Brandon Collins Reblogged from: www.tattoosnob.com With the invention of tattoo “reality” shows, the average un-tattooed or mildly tattooed person is led to believe that tattoo artists are superheroes: they can draw an entire back piece in 15 minutes, go out to the clubs all night and still come to work on

The Community Comes Together For Tim Beck And His Family

By Kevin Miller Reblogged from: www.tattoosnob.com Yesterday we shared this picture that Tim Beck of Freedom Ink Tattoo Co. posted over the weekend. The picture is from Tim’s neighborhood, and which was in the path of the tornados and severe weather that rolled through the Midwest this weekend. Many people have asked how they can help

You asked, Dave Tevenal answered

By Kevin Miller Reblogged from: www.tattoosnob.com   A while back, we posted an open call for interview questions for Dave Tevenal onInstagram and Facebook. We sent Dave more than 200 questions and he picked his favorites to answer. Those of you whose questions were chosen should get at us in the comments below for your (much coveted) Tattoo Snob

Hell City Phoenix 2013

Here's a nice video of the Hell City show in Phoenix last month by our friends at Tattoo Snob.  Check it out!   http://vimeo.com/tattoosnob/hellcityphoenix2013