Artist Interview: Joey Pang

November 8th, 2011 by Julene Huffman -


Traditional Chinese and Japanese tattooing intimidate me; the sheer amount of historical knowledge required to even play at being more than a casual admirer is a lot to process in a single sitting.

When the opportunity arose to interview Joey Pang, one of the most well-versed artists tackling Chinese calligraphy as it translates in tattooing, I knew I had to seize the chance to risk looking stupid in the hopes she could enlighten me on such a broad topic. Read on to learn more about her approach to translating traditional calligraphy to skin, her continuing schooling in the subject–as well as a nice breakdown on a variety of–and you’ll have to excuse the use of such a non-PC term–‘Asian styles’.

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Video: The Jack Morton Interview – Part 3

November 1st, 2011 by Kevin -


Below is our third, and final video from Jack Morton of Rethink Your Ink. In this installment, Jack talks about his ideal clients, his thoughts on soccer Mom’s, and the medical community lasering your tattoo work.

Take the time to watch this, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Video: The Jack Morton Interview – Part 2

October 28th, 2011 by Kevin -


On Monday we posted part one of our interview with Jack Morton from Rethink Your Ink about laser tattoo removal and, as he likes to call it, “editing”. But he wasn’t done yet… check out part 2 for more of everything you ever needed to know about tattoo removal.

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Video: The Jack Morton Interview – Part 1

October 24th, 2011 by Kevin -


We recently sat down and talked to Jack Morton of Rethink Your Ink. Instead of just one long interview with Jack, we decided to try something different. Below is the first of three installments, where Jack shares his thought on the current state of tattoo removal, the future of tattoo removal, and the medical field getting involved in the community.

Artist Interview: Jacob Des with Amanda Leadman

October 4th, 2011 by Julene Huffman -


I’ve been scheming for a while about how to take the interviews here on Tattoo Snob to the next level–this is where Jacob Des and his new project, AvantTard, come into play. While Jacob plans to print all the interviews he conducts in the coming months, what’s the fun of interviewing someone without the whole world seeing?

Jacob kicked off the project by interviewing Amanda Leadman of No Ka Oi Tiki Tattoo in Philadelphia, PA. Trust me, this is not the last artist-on-artist interview you’ll see around here.

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The Durb Morrison Interview

August 16th, 2011 by Kevin -


It’s hard not to know who Durb Morrison is. Between his tattooing, running Hell CityTrue TubesPint Sized Paintings and all of the other side projects he has going on – you’ve seen his name somewhere. But what do any of actually know about him?

We recently sat down and talked to Durb about his time in the tattoo industry, opening his first tattoo shop with $500, and creating the Hell City Tattoo Festival.

Artist Interview: Brad Stevens

June 14th, 2011 by Julene Huffman -


A friend turned me on to the work of Brad Stevens before I moved to New York, and I’ve been a big fan ever since. It only makes sense that we interviewed this vegan heartthrob/new addition to New York Adorned before anyone else got to him!

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