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It’s Finally Shark Week

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Remember when we talked about Shark Week last week? Well it’s finally here! Shark Week is in full swing and we found another gallery of shark tattoos that are too awesome not to show off. We’re sure you’ll love these shark tattoos as much as we do. Please keep in mind that sharks are not the human serial killers so many people believe they are, but because of that perception they’ve been hunted to levels of species endangerment. That’s the whole point of Shark Week, spreading the word about the reality of sharks and their existence on our earth. Jaws is a fictional film people. Read More »

Devastatingly Delectible Dagger Tattoos

Zack Taylor @themachine13

Daggers actually predate human history. They’ve been used for close combat confrontations for about as long as the human race has existed and continue to be used today. In many ancient cultures, they were also used for ceremonial and ritual purposes, and even today there are art knives that people put on display simply for their aesthetic appeal. This dagger tattoo gallery features all sorts of daggers, with a variety of symbolical meanings too. You don’t have to be a weapon nut or history buff to understand the appeal of these dagger tattoos, and we hope you enjoy this gallery as much as we do.   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Victoria Benea

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Victoria Benea is a phenomenal tattoo artist who creates designs in a variety of forms and styles. Any sort of tattoo you could possibly want is within her range of abilities, and she’ll even take your moderate or poor tattoo and turn into a wonderful work of art. If you have a chance to get a tattoo done by Victoria Benea, we suggest you don’t pass up the opportunity. Riga, Latvia Home of Tattoos IG – https://www.instagram.com/beneatattoo/ FB – www.facebook.com/victoria.benea   Read More »

Be A Pineapple!

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Being a pineapple means standing tall, wearing a crown and being sweet on the inside. (We’re choosing to ignore the prickly outer shell in this analogy.)   Many people find the pineapple’s unique look quite appealing. Being a tropical fruit, it represents areas of the world that are often known for white sand beaches and paradisiacal landscapes, which is probably why so many people find them perfect subjects for tattoo designs.   The name pineapple comes from which it was first referenced in 1664 by European explorers as resembling a pine cone. We hope you enjoy this pineapple tattoo gallery whether you like the taste of pineapples or not.   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Jhon Rodriguez

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Jhon Rodriguez @jhonrodriguez Before moving to the US, Jhon Rodriguez owned one of the first tattoo shops in Bogota, Colombia for 16 years. He moved to the US in 2012 and started Rosa Negra in 2015. The walls of the studio is full of paintings created by Jhon and various other tattoo artists over the years. Jhon’s 21 years of professional tattooing experience are evident in each design he creates. He specializes in bold, clean lined tattoos and enjoys drawing animal tattoos more than anything else. If you’re in the Wynwood area of Miami, Florida, stop by Rosa Negra and get a tattoo or commission a painting from this masterful artist. You won’t be disappointed. http://www.rosanegratattoo.com/ IG – https://www.instagram.com/jhonrodriguez/?hl=en FB – https://www.facebook.com/JHONRODRIGUEZTATTOO?fref=ts   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Marco Canelas

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Marco Canelas is a tattoo artist who utilizes a variety of different styles and forms from client to client. He’s mostly known for the spiritual designs he creates that explore both the light and dark sides of life and death. IG – https://www.instagram.com/marcocanelas_tattooartist/?hl=en FB – https://www.facebook.com/Marco-Canelas-Tattoo-Artist-323215221221042/photos_stream   Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Shannon Pagliarini

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  Shannon Pagliarini is an American tattoo artist who works out of Crown & Anchor Tattoo Parlor in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. She specializes in new school tattoos and even has her own Tumblr page where fans of her work can contact her directly. Crown & Anchor Tattoo Parlor Point Pleasant, NJ IG – https://www.instagram.com/shannontattooer/?hl=en FB – https://www.facebook.com/shannonpagliarini?fref=ts Read More »

Artist Spotlight – Josh Bodwell

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Josh Bodwell @joshbodwell If Josh Bodwell looks familiar then you probably saw him on A&E’s “Epic Ink” or a convention somewhere, be it tattoo-related or Comic-Con. He currently tattoos at Funhouse Tattooing in Tannersville, PA and has been known to tattoo during conventions too, be them tattoo-focused or not. As you’ll see in the gallery below, Josh specializes in realism, primarily where some form of pop culture is involved. If you’re looking for that badass Star Wars, Disney, Marvel or tattoo related to your favorite film or franchise, Josh has you covered and then some. His love for all things pop culture-related shows in his work, and you’d be crazy not to get a tattoo done by him if given half a chance. Tannersville , PA www.joshbodwell.com ig – https://www.instagram.com/joshbodwell/?hl=en fb – https://www.facebook.com/joshbodwelltattoos/?fref=ts Read More »

Titillating Tattoos of Exotic Dancers

David Reyes @davidreyesart

Did you know that nudity is not a requirement of exotic – or, let’s call it what it is, erotic – dancing? Clothing, or the lack thereof, actually has nothing to do with it whatsoever. The same dances can actually be done fully clothed and often elicit the same responses. But you didn’t come here to learn anything about “exotic” dancing, did you? You’re here to check out these exotic dancing tattoos. Granted, there’s only so much we can show you…           Read More »

Incredible Octopus Tattoos

Brandon  @mistah_b

Octopi (that’s the plural form off octopus) have been getting a lot more recognition and interest than ever since Pixar’s Finding Dory featured one as a lovable side character named Hank. That being said, many people have been in awe of octopi well before the movie came out. They’re interesting, unique creatures, and one of the largest invertebrates on the planet. (That means they don’t have a backbone.) Octopi actually don’t have a skeleton at all, which allows them to squeeze into tight spaces you’d think impossible for the rather large looking creature. The only hard part of an octopus is its razor sharp beak, which is hidden in the center of its tentacles, underneath its body, and is primarily used to eat crabs, clams and other mollusks. If you’re interested in octopi then you’re sure to love this tattoo gallery.   Read More »

Horrible Decisions End With Horrible Tattoos

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Just when you thought you’d seen the worst tattoos anyone has ever gotten – you can check out our previous horrible tattoos gallery here – we find even more that will shock and appall most tattoo enthusiasts. Seriously people, avoiding bad tattoos are pretty simple. Don’t get tattooed by a friends or family member – unless that person is a well-known, respectable tattoo artist. Realize that “you get what you pay for” isn’t an idiom to be taken lightly. Don’t let a novice practice on you. There are plenty of ways for budding tattoo artists to practice their trade. It’s not funny or cute or a cool story to get a tattoo while you’re drunk, and most respectable tattoo artists will not tattoo someone who is intoxicated. Read More »

Bearded and Tattooed

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Do you like manly men, epic beards and phenomenal tattoos? Then this tattoo gallery is perfect for you. For decades tattoos have been associated with rough and tough men, but that ideal is slowly dissipating as more people from a variety of creeds and cultures get into tattoos. We’re dedicating this gallery for the strong men who gave tattoos their fierce reputation in years past. Besides, Father’s Day just passed and what better gallery to follow the holiday up with? Enjoy. Read More »

Life’s a Beach – Go Get a Tattoo

Cali B @artbycalib

It’s summer! The time of the year where people all over the world flock to the sandy paradises nearby and enjoy cooling off. (If you don’t know we’re talking about beaches by now, you haven’t been paying attention. And may have misread the title of this tattoo gallery.) Whether or not you personally like beaches, we’re sure you’ll like the beach tattoos in the gallery below. (That’s what you came here for anyway, right?) Remember, if you have beach tattoos – or any tattoos for that matter – that you want to show off, be sure to share them with us via Instagram and maybe you’ll see your tattoo in an upcoming gallery.   Read More »

Unspeakably Horrible Tattoos

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Ummmm…. Uhhhh… Not really sure what to say… These tattoos are just… You’ll see. Read More »

The Phenomenal Benjamin Lloyd Collection

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New Zealand tattoo artist Benjamin Lloyd is bringing smiles to sick children’s faces through the use of tattoos. No, he’s not actually tattooing young children. He utilizes a special non-toxic ink and airbrushes the tattoos on. Each one takes about nine minutes to create and washes off in the shower. However, while the tattoos may be temporary, the joy and confidence boost they bring to the children and people in need isn’t. Mr. Lloyd knows as much from first-hand experience. As a child, he was often bullied and teased at school over a burn he had on his hand. In an effort to avoid the bullying, young Benjamin would draw intricate designs over his hand and up his sleeve. Over time and a lot of practice, he became a talented artist. What you see in the videos and galleries below is his way of giving back, of using the lessons he learned throughout his life to better the lives of others. All you have to do is see the smiles on these children’s faces to know he’s making a positive difference in their lives. And it’s all done through tattoos. Sure, they may not be permanent, but the core idea and values still remain. The next time you see someone looking down on tattoos and tattoo culture, politely point them towards the Benjamin Lloyd Collection. It may not change their minds, but it’s might at least bring some positivity to their life – and that’s something we could all use ... Read More »