Goodbye Belly Button?

July 11th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

Belly buttons and nipples are a controversial subject in tattooing. Do you tattoo over them? Is it the artists call, or the clients call?

I’ll be interested in hearing what you think about this. We’ll be talking about this on social media as well, so feel free to give your two cents on all fronts.

Tattoo by Ryan Ussher

Tattoo by Ryan Ussher at Lighthouse Tattoo in Sydney, Australia

Behind the Scenes of the Stab City Book

July 10th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

Like what you see? You can see more from the Stab City book here and buy it here.

A Short Interview with Ian White

July 10th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

Here’s a short interview with Ian White of Safehouse Tattoo. If you like what you see in this brief video, you should check out the interview we posted last month -  I Think We Should Talk. It’s significantly longer, and a good read top to bottom.

http://vimeo.com/100246519

The Sacred Frame Rate

July 9th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

The modern age of digital photography is a huge convenience, but the modern camera styles don’t even compare to the older ones.

Tattoo by Tony Medellin

Tattoo by Tony Medellin at Nightmare Studios Tattoo in Reno, NV

One Eyed Worm

July 9th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

I assume this is some type of cartoon character that I’m not familiar with… but when I keep getting a different one eyed worm.

Tattoo by Callum Berry

Tattoo by Callum Berry at Draconian Tattoo in Aberdeen, Scotland

The “W”

July 9th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

I’m pretty sure this is a W, and I assume it’s a W for Wu-Tang. However I don’t know that for sure. I love it regardless.

Tattoo by Dannii Garbiras

Tattoo by Dannii Garbiras at Perception Fine Body Art in Dallas, TX

An Interview with the Blackwork Master

July 8th, 2014 by Kevin -

       

This video features Cory Ferguson being interviewed by Adam Lauricella for TattooNOWTV.

This is a lengthy interview at forty-five minutes long, but it’s certainly interesting. If you have a commute or if you’re stuck at a desk – this the perfect thing to listen to.