Category: Culture

Tattooed Tapestries by Erin M. Riley

June 30 2015

Do you know what a loom looks like? Honestly, I think that for most of us the answer to that question is “no.” The tapestry has definitely gone out of favor as an art form but Erin M. Riley is… [ read more ]

Henna Tattoos

June 26 2015

Gallery Follows the Text Certainly you’ve come in contact with an individual decorated in elaborate henna designs over the years; maybe you’ve even stared, just as strangers to the tattoo community often stare at our ink. Although henna tattoos are only… [ read more ]

Take a Step Back Into Tattooing’s Past

June 26 2015

Photo Gallery Follows the Text Judging by first impression New York’s Daredevil Tattoo is just like any of the other shops in the nation’s largest city. All the typical sounds are there—the buzz of a machine hard at work, music… [ read more ]

Texas Man Has Confederate Flag Tattoo Covered Up

June 25 2015

A Texas man walked into Texas Bob’s Tattoos in Austin this week determined to get rid of a tattoo that he had come to regret—a Confederate flag. While the use of the flag has been a hot-button issue in many… [ read more ]

Artist Interview: Orge Kalodimas

June 25 2015

Photo Gallery Follows the Text Orge Kalodimas will be making the long trip from Athens, Greece to New York City to attend the Empire State Tattoo Expo next month. Before the mandala specialist arrives on American soil we decided it… [ read more ]

Tattoos Inspired by 1990’s Nickelodeon Cartoons

June 25 2015

While we often dismiss them as purely “kid’s stuff,” cartoons are actually one of the most interesting forms of entertainment that we have. The best of them, like many of the ones that used to air on Nickelodeon in the… [ read more ]

Tattoo Style Remix

June 23 2015

The majority of tattoo artists tend to find a style that works best for them and they stick with it. For example, if you become known for color realism (or black-and-grey or American Traditional) you’ll tend to stick with color… [ read more ]

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