Tattoos by Regino Gonzales

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 07, 2012
An incredible talent, Regino Gonzales, out at Invisible NYC, started his tattoo apprenticeship in May of 1995. His artistic journey took him through The School of Visual Arts, which he attainted a BFA from in 2001. A talented individual who is passionalte about his artistic outlets, Regino masterfully puts his energy into painting, design, photography and of course, his incredible tattoo work.

Grime: Video Portrait pt.1

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 06, 2012
In the first installment of Grime's series we hear from tattoo luminaries, Civ and Chris O'Donnell, as they try to put in perspective how revered and unique Grime's style is. We meet the other tattooers at Grime's shop, Skull and Sword, and learn how they too, strive to be constantly evolving in their tattooing. Video via Vice Mag.

Tattoo Illustrations by Jacob Jensen

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Jacob Dahlstrup Jensen was born in 1985 in Denmark and currently lives and works in Copenhagen where he creates works of graphite and hand embossed paper, using a tattoo needle- like this series of text and portrait pieces. Jacob will soon be on show in June 2012 "Storytellers", Galerie Wolfsen, Ålborg (DK), January 2013 Solo exhibition at MOHS Exbibit, Copenhagen (DK) and March 2013 solo exhibiton at Munch Gallery in New York (US).

David M. Cook's Flash

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
David M. Cook was born in Louisville, Kentucky in the year of 1972. He's a self taught color-blind artist, primarily an illustrator, also having a hand at creating some great tattoo flash. Influenced by Japanese wood cuts, folk art, heavy metal, punk, skateboarding, and letterpress printing, 'I love the detail in things, and the humor of life- I like trying to combine these things in ways that would normally not make sense.'


Tattoo // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Jacob Dahlstrup Jensen was born in 1985 in Denmark and currently lives and works in Copenhagen where he creates works of graphite and hand embossed paper, using a tattoo needle- like this series of text and portrait pieces.  Jacob will be showing in June 2012 with "Storytellers" at Galerie Wolfsen, Ålborg (DK), in January 2013 for a solo exhibition at MOHS Exhibit, Copenhagen (DK) and March 2013 for a solo exhibition at Munch Gallery in New York (US). Phew.

Black Heart Tattoo

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
A favorite shop of mine, Black Heart Tattoo in San Francisco, is located in the heart of the mission on Valencia Street, and has been since 2004. It is owned and operated by Tim Lehi, Jeff Rassier and Scott Sylvia- each incredible artists in their own regard. In addition it features the talents of Nick Rodin, Cody Miller and Juan Puente as well. With a combined sixty years tattooing experience it was a logical progression for them to open Blackheart...

Start Em Out Young

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
For the young, hopeful tattoo artist out there that wants to be just like mom and dad, or is just scared of the permanent commitment- My First Tattoo Gun. These custom crayon tattoo machines are put together by Riley's Custom Woodworking out of Western Cedar and pine and holds most brands of regular size crayons. They're sanded fine for a smooth feel, and wood is left unfinished to allow for that great cedar smell to come through... mmmmm cedar.

The Tattoo Work of Christel Perkins

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Great tattoo work from Christel Perkins over at Sol Tribe Tattoo in Denver, CO. She has an impressive portfolio, including a recent John Baizley half-sleeve (still in the works), a piece depicting a gorgeous Audrey Kawasaki painting, a Darwin faced monkey and a delicious winged burger and ketchup dripping fries.

Monday's Muses

Tattoo // Monday, June 04, 2012
A serious case of the Mondays?? Yeah, totally, me too. To help you try to alleviate your beginning of the week woe's, here's some babes. Let your mind wander for a minute or two and focus on our quick little selection of inked beauties for Monday's Muses. Somehow lace, lingerie and tattoos go together like it was meant to be.... enjoy x

Jose Perez Jr's Living Dead

Tattoo // Monday, June 04, 2012
With all of the bath salts going around these days, it becomes increasingly difficult to distinguish a real face eating zombie from a phony, or just some crazy kid all hopped up on Scooby Do devouring your neighborhood homeless- Christ. Gorgeously grotesque living dead portrait from Dark Water Tattoo's Jose Perez Jr. out in the South side of Chicago. Breakfast is served.


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