Show me some skin

Erotica // Friday, September 16, 2011
Shannon Keller's illustrations of lusty little ladies with vintage tattoo appeal. Keller's series of gorgeously curvaceous models are straight out of the 1950's. x

Zombie & Andrej

Erotica // Friday, September 09, 2011
Zombie Boy Rick Genest poses with 'prettiest boy in the world' Andrej Pejic, proving once again that freaky is the new beautiful. You might call it a contemporary twist on 'Beauty and the Beast,' but this fashion shoot transcends into something as lovely and simple as two gorgeous people just hanging out, enjoying each other's company, looking dead sexy.

New Mike Giant Books from Rebel8

Tattoo // Thursday, September 08, 2011
Rebel8 just released 3 new books/zines from San Francisco-based Mike Giant: Americana Tattoo Flash Collection, Buddhist Basics, and Goathedz Issue Two. You have a range to learn from with the wise Giant.

Deltoid Tattoo by Yomico Moreno

Tattoo // Monday, September 05, 2011
Yomico Moreno did this impressive deltoid exposure tattoo on the body of David Arguello, done in Caracas, Venezuela earlier this year. Looks almost too real. Great work.

Scott Campbell Prison Tattoo Video

Tattoo // Saturday, September 03, 2011
If you have ever wanted to make your own prison tattoo gun, might as well watch the process of tattoo artist Scott Campbell making his own makeshift tattoo gun. He goes around NYC finding materials, then giving filmmaker Casey Neistat his own prison tattoo in the middel of Tompkins Square Park.

Scott Campbell for Purple Magazine

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
We just fell into the super cool trap and posted this video, That's All Folks, that Scott Campbell did for Purple Magazine. We really enjoy Campbell's tattoo work, but we just watched a minute of something burn into a phrase. You can watch it, too.

Tattoo Artist Devon Blood's New Book Release

Tattoo // Monday, August 29, 2011
From our sister publication, SLAP: Devon Blood was shot in the head defending himself and his girlfriend during a home invasion in East Oakland in 2006. He survived. However, he lost a lot of his functioning on his right side. As a skateboarder, bicyclist, and tattoo artist, this was tremendously difficult for Devon, but he charged through his recovery and relearned a number of skills.

Grime for Tattoo Age, Part 3

Tattoo // Thursday, August 25, 2011
We are just going to keep posting these segments, as we find San Francisco-based tattoo artist Grime to be a great subject for the Tattoo Age web series. In Part 3, we get a little more insight into Grime's influences and personal style in both his tattoo and fine artwork. Watch after the jump . . .

Grime Profile for Tattoo Age, Part 2

Tattoo // Thursday, August 18, 2011
Let's just keep the Grime news coming. Two days ago, we showed you Part 1 of the Tattoo Age profile on the San Francisco-based tattoo artist, and today we show you Part 2. Here, Grime shows his collection of skateboard decks, all after being interrupted on his Sunday afternoon.

Grime Profile for Tattoo Age

Tattoo // Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Being in San Francisco, we have been fortunate to spend time (and feature) the work of tattoo and fine artist, Grime. The San Francisco-based artist gets a fantastic profile for the "Tattoo Age" series. Great insights about his work ethic, his history, and how he actually applies ink to the skin.


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