Ramon Maiden's Tattooed Hands

Tattoo // Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Ramon Maiden is a wanderlust king, art maniac and custom & vintage addict living between Barcelona and NYC. He passes the time by illustrating tattooed imagery on wooden manequin hands, dated paper goods and vintage portraits with stunningly realistic results.

Making of The Tattooed Poster

Tattoo // Monday, July 09, 2012
The Chaos Crew tattoo studio is well known in Munich and far beyond its city limits. They developed a poster that impressively shows the bavarian tattoo artists’ skills: just as tattoo motives tell countless stories, they interwove the most important events of 2011 into one huge tattoo. History was tattooed onto calfskin to promote the art of tattooing in its most authentic form – on real skin.

Peter Lagergren

Tattoo // Monday, July 09, 2012
In Malmö, Sweden, there lives a very skilled tattoo artist, by the name of Peter Lagergren. His portfolio ranges from traditional Japanese subjects to neo-traditional sailor/Americana pieces realized as full sleeves and full back pieces. I love the contemporary classic, nautical feel of his work...

Bone Bike: Ride er Die

Tattoo // Sunday, July 08, 2012
An incredibly intricate little handmade, homemade tattoo from artist, illustrator and tattooist Aminah Slor. I love the quality of the line in this, it really looks like an illustration was directly applied to the skin. Then again, I'm totally a sucker for the illustrated line. RiderDie.

Chris Breksa @ Alchemy Tattoo, LA

Tattoo // Saturday, July 07, 2012
Now in their new location, Alchemy Tattoo in Los Angeles is the creation of owner and artist, Chris Breksa. With a strong, traditional signature style, Chris shares the shop with the other great talents of Michael Burns and David Robinson (former center of the San Antonio Spurs) ha.

Illustration by Sarah McNeil

Tattoo // Friday, July 06, 2012
Artist Sarah McNeil says she likes drawing, cooking, and exploring nature. We like her illustrated portrait of this tattooed babe. Wolves, birds, and flowers are some of the subjects that make up this girl's ink work and we'd like to see more of this pretty, nature-y goodness in real life.

Vice Goes In-Depth with Tattoo Artist Grime

Tattoo // Friday, July 06, 2012
"When he was eight years old, now-prolific tattoo artist Grime had a horrifying accident — he was caught in a flurry of flames that engulfed his arms, legs, chest, and face. Visiting San Francisco's Skull and Sword, the heads atVice went behind the scenes for the second video in the new series Tattoo Age to delve into the mythology of Grime's work and the shop culture over at Skull and Sword. This is episode one of three".

Mike DeVries Hollywood Portrait tattoos

Tattoo // Friday, July 06, 2012
'Born and raised in Southern California's San Fernando Valley, I recieved my first tattoo when I was 16 years old. That event opened the window to a whole new world for me. I've always been into art, I've loved everything about it! I always had a fondness for the realism style and would explore tattoo magazines during my early years, amazed at the portraiture work done by some of the great black and grey artists. ' Mike DeVries

The 9 Year old Tattooist

Tattoo // Friday, July 06, 2012
Kayden Brodsky, 9-years-old, tattoos a triceratops on to the leg of his father Andy, owner of Kayden Creations tattoo shop, in celebration of Andy's 42nd birthday. Andy was tattooed by his father when he was 15 and then tattooed himself soon after and with Kayden's tattoo he has three generations of family art on his body. Father and son practiced for several weeks before the session and Kayden as dreamed of being a tattoo artist since the first grade.

Kings Avenue Tattoo

Tattoo // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Kings Avenue Tattoo in New York is home to a variety of talented artists including Mike Rubendall, Grez, Matt Beckerich, Justin Weatherholtz, Brian Paul, Sean Nel and Jason Tyler Grace. These guys really kill it when it comes to the intricacy and attention to detail in their pieces. Visit their shops in Long Island and Manhattan.

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