Tattoos by Thomas Hooper

Tattoo // Monday, September 17, 2012
If you're a fan of incredibly intricate and precisely composed black and white tattoos, then prepare to be mesmerized by the work of NYC-based Thomas Hooper. Born in Hastings East Sussex, Hooper studied drawing at The London Institute of Art & Design, later relocating to New York to pursue his career as a tattooist and artist. His career continues to skyrocket at Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn where he is recognized for his unique style and impeccable technique.

Tattoo Age Profiles Valerie Vargas

Tattoo // Monday, September 17, 2012
For its inaugural episode of 2012, Vice.com's ongoing series Tattoo Age profiles the incredible talent of Scotland-born, London-based tattoo artist Valerie Vargas. Catch part one of this engaging interview to learn more about Vargas' remarkable technique and artistic vision.

Colorful Ink by Dominick McIntosh

Tattoo // Sunday, September 16, 2012
Dominick McIntosh's tattoo work is saturated with bright and vibrant hues that really make his designs pop. You'll have to stop by Dead Gods Tattoo in Tigard, Oregon, if your looking to get some of his skills on your skin. Check out some of his work we have gathered which includes a sweet head tatt and other colorful gems.  

The Tattoos of Theo Mindell

Tattoo // Saturday, September 15, 2012
Theo Mindell is a talented tattoo artist working at Spider Murphy's Tattoo in San Rafael, California. His work is a unique take on the traditional tattooing style with bold subject matter on large-scale back pieces, sleeves, and more.    

Mr. Cartoon X Snoop Dogg

Tattoo // Friday, September 14, 2012
Pre-Snoop Lion there was a guy named Snoop Dogg, straight outta Tha Dogg Pound, rough and rugged, smoking blunts getting tattooed by the greats and all that. Check out this quick video of Snoop Dogg getting a tattoo from Mr Cartoon celebrating Snoop and his wife Boss Lady's anniversary. <3  

Brent Olson's Tattoo Work

Tattoo // Friday, September 14, 2012
'Brent Olson's work speaks for itself. Brent started his tattoo career nearly three years ago, though he has only been tattooing for two years now, Brent has been able to do things in two years that has taken other's a life time to achieve. Brent's hard work, persistence, and dedication has made him the person he is today and with Brent's confidence, passion and open mind his possibilities are endless. Those who think of greatness and surround themselves with greatness...'

Presenting TattoonowTV

Tattoo // Friday, September 14, 2012
Presenting the first episode of the newly launched TattoonowTV. Host Ben Licata interviews Alex DePase from Italy and Jose Morales from Hawaii. Other features include Tattoo of the Day from TattooNOW with tattoos from Jeff Gogue, Mike Cole, Stefano Alcantara, Clod the Ripper, Timothy Boor, James Kern, George Bardadim and more!

Vice's 'I Had a Face Tattoo For a Week'

Tattoo // Friday, September 14, 2012
The excellent 'Tattoo Age' video series isn't the only tattoo-related material reported by  the team at Vice.com, as evidenced by a recently posted exposé 'I Had a Face Tattoo for a Week'. Both hilarious and sad, the article points to the prejudices and changed perceptions endured day to day by folks with facial tattoos.

Homeward Battle Back-Piece

Tattoo // Thursday, September 13, 2012
An epic homeward bound / battle full-back done by Tim Hendricks, a second-generation artist who was taught by his father at a young age. Since Tim was old enough to grip a pencil and ride a surfboard he has been pursuing a life of art and leisure. Tim has been tattooing since the early nineties, he got his start by tattooing in the neighborhood he grew up in during his mid-teens tattooing local hispanic hoodlums and punk rockers...

Mico Goldobin's 'Constructing the Universe'

Tattoo // Thursday, September 13, 2012
Working out of Tartu-Tattoo Studio in Tartu, Estonia, the talented tattooist, Mico Goldobin, gave this beautifully rendered black ink tattoo of Hannah Stouffer's illustration ' Constructing the Universe' to the lucky forearm of Jo Nurm. A perfect rendition of the original, if I don't say so myself....

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