Jimmy Q by Elliott Morgan

Tattoo // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
In the spirit of NY fashion week, here's a shot of male model Jimmy Q showcasing his many tattoos. Jimmy was snapped by Elliott Morgan, a London-based photographer whose list of clients includes Grimes, Kreayshawn and One Direction.

Tattoo Timelapse with NORM AWR MSK

Tattoo // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Brought to you by the folks at SullenTV, here's some nice timelapse footage taken from the Pacific Ink and Art Expo, Hawaii's first Tattoo Convention. The tattoo was done by NORM AWR MSK from Will Rise Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

'Under The Needle' Web Series

Tattoo // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
'"Under the Needle" is a new web series brought to you by the filmmakers responsible for the historic documentary "Color Outside the Lines. Under the Needle will provide viewers with insight into what you as a consumer, should look for when you make the decision to get a tattoo. You will learn about the different styles of body art, techniques used, how artists come up with their ideas and actually see them apply these works of art to skin...'

Tattoos by Anya Gladun

Tattoo // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Hipster chihuahuas and rabbits wearing monocles are just some of the quirky subjects inked by tattooist Anya Gladun. Bold linework and a taste for whimsy unify her body of work. A professional tattoo artist since 2008, Anya currently works at The Body Gallery in Sterling, Virginia.

Sacred Skin

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
Tattooing, piercing, scarification, body shaping and pain rituals have been used for centuries by communities for many reasons. In "Sacred Skin" friends Maellyn Macintosh and Andy Pinkney travel across the world to find the last communities who still use body modification as part of their culture, to document the fascinating stories behind these practices before they die out.

Timothy Benton Boor

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
Timothy Benton Boor was born in 1975 in Kokomo, IN, where he continues to live with his wife and three children. His passion for art has led him as far as Florence, Italy to study renaissance drawing and painting techniques. He has been tattooing for over four years and is currently working at Last Rites Tattoo Theatre in NYC.

John Sultana's Astrological Tattoos

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
Artist John Sultana uses the rich symbolism of astrology to create custom tattoo designs that are cosmically-inspired, embedding symbolic energy into his designs to become an enduring source of empowerment for his clients. Sultana is currently working at Brooklyn's Three Kings Tattoo studio.

Tattoo Age: Season 2

Tattoo // Monday, September 10, 2012
VICE's Tattoo Age is back for a second season, traveling across the world to feature different artists from all ends of the tattoo spectrum, including Valerie Vargas of the UK, Mutsuo of Japan, and Thom deVita of NYC. Each artists' episode will be aired in three installments every Wednesday on VICE.com.

The Work of Stuart Pearson Wright

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 10, 2012
English painter, Stuart Pearson Wright, is a talented figurative painter. His style is highly meticulous and built around a strange visual imagination. There are obvious antecedents to his work which hark to Flemish artists in the British romantic tradition.

video: the madrid tattoo convention recap

Tattoo // Sunday, September 09, 2012
Theres a lot of cool things that go down at tattoo conventions, and if you haven't been to one yourself, or perhaps even just one overseas, check out this nice video recap of the convention that just took place in Madrid.  

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