TATTOO AGE 2: MUTSUO

Tattoo // Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The second season of Vice's Tattoo Age video series began with the fabulous 3-part profile on Valerie Vargas of Frith Street Tattoo in London. Now, it takes us to Osaka, Japan for a peak into the life of Mutsuo of the Three Tides Tattoo. Part 1 of Mutsuo's profile drops October 10th, but the trailer below promises that it will be another great watch.

Tattoos for Designers

Tattoo // Tuesday, October 09, 2012
In July of 2011, Tattly Temporary Tattoos launched online, featuring an all-star lineup of professional designers and illustrators. There are now over 250 designs  available both online and in select retailers worldwide. Since launching, Tattly has shipped millions of tattoos to more than 90 countries and Tattly has found that the world was indeed waiting for designy temporary tattoos giving the opportunity for every underage and committment-phobe to feel the 'ink' on their skin.

Oleg Turyanskiy's Clown Tattoo

Tattoo // Tuesday, October 09, 2012
What could possibly be scarier than running into a creepy clown in a dark alley in the middle of the night?! How about running into a clown with a creepy clown tattooed sleeve?!! Double scare! Oleg Turyanskiy is a travelling tattoo artist based in Moscow, Russia that has been tattooing since 2001. He is responsible for this terrifying master ink.

Portland Tattoo Expo Oct 12-14

Tattoo // Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Tattoo artists from all over the country, if not the world, will be making their way to Portland this upcoming weekend from October 12-14th for the 4th annual tattoo expo. Custom cars, tattoo contests, inked babes and beauties and array of your favorite artists will be at the Portland Expo Center for this yearly event.

Tattoo Flash by Lina Stigsson

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Lina Stigsson is originally from Sweden but has been living in Amsterdam for the last 15 years. She has been tattooing and creating some pretty steamy flash since 2002. You can catch her over at Admiraal Tattoo Studio in Amsterdam. Romance, lust and predators.

Lina Stigsson's Tattoo Flash

Tattoo // Monday, October 08, 2012
Lina Stigsson is originally from Sweden but has been living in Amsterdam for the last 15 years. She has been tattooing and creating some pretty steamy flash since 2002. You can catch her over at Admiraal Tattoo Studio in Amsterdam. Romance, lust and predators.

Some New Work from Charles Chatov

Tattoo // Monday, October 08, 2012
We came across these new vibrant works of ink by the great Charles Chatov out at Only You Tattoo in Atlanta, Ga. With a strong, bold approach  with color and a near traditional aesthetic, Chatov is another talented artist to keep on your radar.

Goldfish Are Forever

Tattoo // Monday, October 08, 2012
Thank you to the talented Jee Sayalero, who is currently working as a tattoo artist in Madrid, Spain, for creating this gorgeous (and huge) full side piece of 2 color goldfish. His gradients, rendering and use of color on these aquatic aliens is really pretty spectacular. Enjoy.

Tattoo Artist Craig Rodriguez

Tattoo // Monday, October 08, 2012
A veteran tattoo artist with nearly 20 years experience under his belt, Craig Rodriguez is the founder of Brooklyn's Hand of Glory tattoo shop and its young sister studio The End Is Near. Check out his work, especially his highly detailed and beautifully colored sleeves, just a few examples of a seasoned artist at the top of his game.

Grez at Kings Avenue Tattoo

Tattoo // Sunday, October 07, 2012
Grez began his tattoo career in the year 2000 at Halo Tattoo In Syracuse NY. He has been working at Kings Avenue since it was first getting going off the ground. Grez enjoys working in a variety of styles, predominantly with a traditional Americana approach, though he adds his own color variation and hand style- I love his vulture work. He currently works in Manhattan.

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