By Crystal Morey
I am a huge fan of Myles Karr. In a time where recycling ideas and styles is par for the course, Myles’ work stands out as fiercely unique. Plus he’s funnier that doorknob humpin’ monkeys…
Where do you work and what’s your poison?
I work at Three Kings Tattoo Brooklyn and
By Nicki Kasper
Tell us a little bit about yourself… Where are you from? Where do you work? etc…
I've been working in NYC since I moved there in 2000, however I've been doing a lot of traveling the last couple of years and six months ago I moved to Providence Rhode
I saw him before I found out who he was.
A striking figure of a man... He was movie star handsome with the physique of a boxer.It was 1980. I was 21 and tattooing at a friend's shop in Daytona Beach, Fla.We weren't introduced but when I was told who he
By Kevin Miller
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
By Deb Yarian
Early in my tattoo career, I was blessed by the friendship and mentorship of Eric Inksmith and the late legendary Paul Rogers.
At a time when secrets of the trade were highly guarded, their willingness to share their knowledge with others was a rare commodity. It was that, their
By Marisa Kakoulas
When my tattoo world and legal world collide, in some very powerful ways, I want to share it with you.
I attended NYU Law School's screening of Gideon's Army, a film that takes a tough look at the American criminal justice system through the lives of three young public defenders
By Luke Holley
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Introduction by Jenn Ashworth
Why are so many women getting tattoos? Eight women reveal the appeal of permanent markings. Photographs by Christina Theisen and Eleni Stefanou.
The first tattoo I ever saw belonged to my grandad. He had it done in Scotland during his national service in the 50s, so the tattoo must
By Nick Baxter
"If you wish to make certain your painting will succeed, a minimum of three things must come from you–and only you. The first thing is knowing why you want to paint your subject, the second is an analytical grasp of what you see, and the third is the
Jeff Gogue, internationally known for his famed original tattooing style and amazingly popular tattooing seminars, talks about how to attract large scale tattoo clients including backpieces and sleeve tattoos. Jeff chats about how the Shige and New Skool Collective backpiece books and his own experience getting a backpiece have
By Dan Henk
I’m sure some are going to take offense to this, and that is really not my intent. This is just what I have observed to be true over my 15 years of tattooing, and what I think the best options are. So, what am I talking about? The
Russ Abbott and Guy Aitchison are gearing up for a major collaboration, which will be webcast live this October 22-23 from Off The Map Tattoo in Easthampton, Mass., where you'll see biomech, ornamental and dimensional graphic elements fused into something totally new. The first session's webcast will be free to