Brendan O'Connor Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Born and raised during the 1980s in Brisbane, Australia, Brendan O'Connor began tattooing when he was offered a place by Andrew Stephens in his busy studio south of Brisbane. After completion of a traditional apprenticeship, he set to travelling,working in many different studios and environments, he set to learning and absorbing knowledge from a multitude of exceptionally talented co-workers...

Star Wars Dedication

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
I know for a fact that there are some serious Star Wars fans out there with some serious Star Wars tattoos, I've seen em with my own eyes. But these 2 full sleeves, of possibly every Star Wars character, rendered and colored brilliantly, just might take the cake for the *most dedicated fan tattoo I've come across. Incredible work young man, incredible work. Artist unknown.

Tattoos by NORM

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
For over a decade now, the name “NORM” has evolved throughout the art world. His passions have become his life, constantly moving forward, and thinking bigger. A true precisionist, Norm has also ventured into tattoo machine building, creating uncanny tools of the trade used the world over by renowned artists.

Stephanie Tamez Interview for PBS

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
'It seems that no matter how far we advance into the digital age, our bodies remain a place where we want to express ourselves. In this episode, we talk to three tattoo artists of differing styles. Vinny Romanelli embraces pop culture, tattooing detailed portraits of entertainment idols, Kiku works with the traditional Japanese form, and Stephanie Tamez embodies an eclectic mix of influences, with the occasional use of nice typography.' PBS

Anderson Luna: Saved Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Anderson Luna, one of the many talented tattoo artists over at Saved Tattoo in NYC, created this gorgeous piece, sacred heart, nimbus and all. Anderson is exceptionally skilled when it comes to rendering portraits, both in color and black and white.

A Classic Mike Giant

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A staple San Francisco based, New Mexico bred, tattoo artist and illustrator, Mike Giant- has a signature style that is easily recognized, consistently sharp and and one of those things people are always trying to duplicate and replicate (you know who you are...) Check out a couple classic tattoos Giant did a few years back.

TaTa Tuesdays!!

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
An easy way to pass the time- through our selection of tattooed babes in this week's edition of TaTa Tuesdays. We're not sure who tattooed them, or even if it really matters, but it helps bring us one step closer to the weekend, and one digital breath closer to some seriously inked vixens. Enjoy!

Norm Will Rise

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
For over a decade now, the name “NORM” has evolved throughout the art world. His passions have become his life, constantly moving forward, and thinking bigger. A true precisionist, Norm has also ventured into tattoo machine building, creating uncanny tools of the trade used the world over by renowned artists. Now located in Los Angeles, California, Norm owns and operates WILL RISE TATTOO with his amazingly talented team of tattoo artists.

Thomas Hooper: Chest and Throat

Tattoo // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
'Here are some photographs of Owen’s finished chest and throat. This particular piece was outlined over two, maybe three years ago. He sat like a champ and brought me the largest bottle of maple syrup I have ever owned. Thank you Owen!!!  This is a nice testament to how well they last, cant wait to see this beast in ten years!' Thomas Hooper is a tattoo artist out in NYC.

Young Girls, Old Whiskey

Tattoo // Monday, June 11, 2012
Great little comedic (maybe) thigh burner from Matthew Powell over at Clandestine Rabbit Tattoo Studio in Los Angeles, CA. Not sure who the proud owner of 'Young Girls, Old Whiskey' is, but  is that the same thing as 'Warm Beers, Cold Women' or just the opposite?? Probably the opposite... ha.

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