Brilliant Idea #14,924

Tattoo // Thursday, June 14, 2012
Your friends tell you it's an 'awesome' idea and you agree, you've gone through your phases of falling in and out of love with lasagna, and sleeping. You've always been a fan of Garfield, you, like him, also hate Mondays and have a buddy named John, and even a dog... Our findings of some epic Garfield tattoos from across the globe. I love Garfield.

The tattoo work of Chad Lenjer

Tattoo // Thursday, June 14, 2012
Some nice ink from Chad Lenjer of Black Metal Tattoo in Strongsville, Ohio. Check out this epic underwater fish scene, in addition to some of his other wildlife and nature influenced tattoo work.

Making a Prison Tattoo Gun

Tattoo // Thursday, June 14, 2012
In this short film, Scott Campbell and Casey Neistat go shopping at the local corner store (and in their garbage) for all of the supplies needed to make a prison tattoo gun. Scott teaches Casey the ropes, in addition to filling him in on some stories on how he started tattooing.

Full Back Tattoo Collaboration

Tattoo // Thursday, June 14, 2012
An amazing time-lapsed video, featuring artists Chris O'Donnell and Thomas Hooper, as they collaborate on inking an epic snake and skull full back tattoo on the skin of one lucky man. Chris and Thomas are both based out of New York. Music: Deer Tick.

Brendan O'Connor Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Born and raised during the 1980s in Brisbane, Australia, Brendan O'Connor began tattooing when he was offered a place by Andrew Stephens in his busy studio south of Brisbane. After completion of a traditional apprenticeship, he set to travelling,working in many different studios and environments, he set to learning and absorbing knowledge from a multitude of exceptionally talented co-workers...

Star Wars Dedication

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
I know for a fact that there are some serious Star Wars fans out there with some serious Star Wars tattoos, I've seen em with my own eyes. But these 2 full sleeves, of possibly every Star Wars character, rendered and colored brilliantly, just might take the cake for the *most dedicated fan tattoo I've come across. Incredible work young man, incredible work. Artist unknown.

Tattoos by NORM

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
For over a decade now, the name “NORM” has evolved throughout the art world. His passions have become his life, constantly moving forward, and thinking bigger. A true precisionist, Norm has also ventured into tattoo machine building, creating uncanny tools of the trade used the world over by renowned artists.

Stephanie Tamez Interview for PBS

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
'It seems that no matter how far we advance into the digital age, our bodies remain a place where we want to express ourselves. In this episode, we talk to three tattoo artists of differing styles. Vinny Romanelli embraces pop culture, tattooing detailed portraits of entertainment idols, Kiku works with the traditional Japanese form, and Stephanie Tamez embodies an eclectic mix of influences, with the occasional use of nice typography.' PBS

Anderson Luna: Saved Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Anderson Luna, one of the many talented tattoo artists over at Saved Tattoo in NYC, created this gorgeous piece, sacred heart, nimbus and all. Anderson is exceptionally skilled when it comes to rendering portraits, both in color and black and white.

A Classic Mike Giant

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A staple San Francisco based, New Mexico bred, tattoo artist and illustrator, Mike Giant- has a signature style that is easily recognized, consistently sharp and and one of those things people are always trying to duplicate and replicate (you know who you are...) Check out a couple classic tattoos Giant did a few years back.


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