Hanging Out With Dr. Lakra in Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Jeronimo Lopez Ramirez, better known as Dr. Lakra (cover artist in August 2010), is a tattoo artist and illustrator who lives in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico, and occasionally can be found tattooing in different studios in Mexico City. Last week our colleagues at Juxtapoz Latin America had the opportunity to see the process when tattooing a piece of a gypsy with lyrics that read "SinYolanda." We love it.

Tattoo Body Art Expo 2012

Tattoo // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
The Tattoo Body Art Expo is approaching, and boasts as 'the world's largest tattoo expo and a gigantic skin show-off party' with beer, entertainment and freak shows and over 300 of the best tattoo artists from across the globe. Its coming to California and Arizona soon...

Full Face Tattoos

Tattoo // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Face tattoos. It kinda seems like they are on the rise. I mean, I know its been going on forever, but I'm gonna say its another crazy idea to go out and get your whole damn head tatted up. Just because Lil Wayne and Gucci did it doesn't mean you need to also. I'm not going to say that it doesn't work on the right people, and sometimes it even looks good- but remember, everything in moderation....

Not the Best Idea You've Ever Had....

Tattoo // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
I understand we're all only human, and sometimes we make mistakes. Nobody is perfect and we all have those 'off' days where we think that going down to the shop and getting that crazy, horrible, terrible tattoo that has been swimming around in our head is a brilliant idea. Please don't rush into something insane and permanent like these guys did, and if this is you, well... its not the best idea you've ever had- sorry.

A Series of Anatomical Tattoos

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Anatomical tattoos are a way to literally wear your heart on your sleeve. Whether you are showing some muscle on top of your flesh or letting your brains hang out, getting these type of tattoos are a sure way to get some "oohs & ahhs" amongst your friends. In addition, why not feel as if your helping to educate the public by giving them an anatomy lesson?

Tattooed Pin Ups Dutch artist, Rudy Jan-Faber

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 02, 2012
Self taught illustrator Rudy-Jan Faber from the Netherlands covers his female figures in tattoos. He work involves bright and colourful themes with some urban, pop-art, lowbrow influences. Up until his teenage years, he primarily illustrated men but then switched to women, which he says is now the main focus of his work.

Tati Ferrigno's Foxes

Tattoo // Monday, July 02, 2012
As an illustrator and designer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tatiane Ferrigno's subject of choice tends to be the tattooed kind. In her intimate portraits and drawings, Tati depicts gorgeous females flaunting skin and ink.

Starting Out The Week Right

Tattoo // Monday, July 02, 2012
If nothing else, let our selection of Monday Muses get your week off to a good start. There's nothing better than taking a couple minutes to flip through a steamy selection of inked beauties to take your mind straight back to the weekend and out of the workweek- at least momentarily. Enjoy x

Ira Chernova's Tattooed Portraits

Tattoo // Monday, July 02, 2012
Ira Chernova is 24 and was born in Moscow. She became interested in photography 4 to 5 years ago after realizing she needed something else to channel her energy into besides studying engineering. She began taking photos with her parents old film camera, but got more serious when she began traveling 3 years ago. Ira has spent the last year and a half on the road photographing the beautiful places she’s been and amazing people she’s met...

Vice's Tattoo Age: Freddy Corbin

Tattoo // Sunday, July 01, 2012
  'In the first installment of the Freddy Corbin series, Vice Magazine's Tattoo Age gets familiar with Freddy's tattoos and see his two Oakland tattoo parlors, Temple and Tattoo 13.  Freddy's style is explained by his right hand man and fellow tattooer, Jason Mcafee. Vice also get a chance to speak with another Oakland legend, pro skater and chopper guy, Max Schaaf, about understanding Mr. Corbin's coolness.'

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