By Reba Maybury
Maellyn Macintosh is in the process of creating an exciting series of documentaries about tattooing in various cultures, but to complete all of the work that has been created so far she needs backing. You can read more about what Maellyn has created so far and watch
By Marisa Kakoulas
Reblogged from: www.needlesandsins.com
One hundred years ago, Amund Dietzel (1891-1974), of Kristiania, Norway, arrived in Milwaukee with a knowledge of tattooing he picked up on a merchant shop. Deciding to make the city his home, he opened up a tattoo parlor that attracted tattoo collectors far beyond Milwaukee. Sailors
By Mickey Schlick
www.mickeyschlick.com / www.blaqueowltattoo.com
I'm always trying to find answers to as many of the little issues that life throws at me as possible. I wanted to share some things that I think are applicable to our life in the shop. Often, I notice that many tattoo shops, especially street
By Pete DuFrene
Most individuals that I meet who work in a tattoo studio often mention to me..."You're furniture is really bloody great, but unfortunately I don't have a $1000 kicking around for a light table, and some of the stuff that I would like to have in the studio isn't
By Anni Irish
A recent animated film featured on Vanity Fair's website in their “Through the Decades” series showcases artist Nick Hooker's tattoo inspired interpretation of the 1940s. The short four minute film highlights several historical events from the 1940s and is done in an Americana tattoo style. The film opens with a
By Melissa Fusco
Men and Woman look at life through a different lens. There are plenty of professions where women out number men, and each man in that field will approach their projects differently than a woman. On the flip side, there are many professions that men out number women. It seems that
Campfires & Carbon's mission is to have and promote real, unedited conversation with local tattooers. Here's their podcast of a conversation with Jeff Wright...
By Andrew Goodfellow
Reblogged by: swallowsndaggers.net
There are very few tattooers working today that can lay claim to over 30 years of experience. Fewer still are those who can truly be said to have changed the course of tattooing. Bill Baker – artist, icon, entrepreneur, and now part owner of Pearl Harbor
By Ben Shaw
I finally climbed from my car in front of the Lodge section of Colorado’s Keystone Resort and Spa after trying unsuccessfully to check into the spa section of the massive resort. The sound of running water enters my awareness, teasing, because with little to no lighting outside the
Huge congratulations to Henning from your friends here at TAM!!!
*Video by Lars Stig Moller
By Bob Done
Reblogged from: http://www.swallowsndaggers.net
At a time when new Tattoo Studios are popping up in towns faster and more frequently than ever, I thought it would be cool to have a chat with my mentor and 20 year veteran of the craft Phil Kyle about the situation we find ourselves collectively
By Danny Reis
My name is Pierre Botardo I'm currently living in Brooklyn New York and I am age 34. I grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia and I was interested in tattooing pretty early, I guess. When I was in junior high, I was already doing stick and pokes on
By James Connolly
First off, I am honored to have the opportunity to be given an outlet like this for the things that are constantly running around in my brain. Thank you TAM for giving me a place for my rants to be relevant. So here we go...
I thought I'd spend
Doc Ink is a brazilian web series of short episodes featuring some of that country's most respected tattooers. It was introduced to us by São Paulo-based tattooer Nico Acosta.
Enjoy episode #1!