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Jodie Michalak
Jodie Michalak
Mckinney, Texas
Image courtesy of Ben Wright

Here’s the Tattoo Shop, Where’s the People?

Admit it, you love seeing your Facebook fan page grow, and it’s a welcoming surprise to read comments from followers or friends who simply adore your artwork. Uploading photos from your...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Toronto Skyline Tattoo

Toronto's Best Tattoo Shops

The streets of Toronto, Canada have exploded onto the tattoo scene over the last decade. Being a huge metropolitan city and a huge tourist destination, it’s not a surprise that quality...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Antonio Todisco

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 1/27 - 2/3

We’ll keep it short and sweet this week. SanctionedTV interviews acclaimed Italian black and grey master Antonio “Macko” Todisco, Myke Chambers gives us an intimate look at his life, and...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Myke Chambers Tattooing

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 1/13 - 1/27

Circumstances beyond our control made us delay last weeks video round up, but fret not, we’re back! To round out January, watch videos with Jared Preslar (Lucky Bamboo Tattoo), Jeff...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Ty Pallotta Sleeve

Ty Pallotta of Premium Blend Tattoo

Located in the up and coming DoMa section of Manahawkin, New Jersey, Premium Blend was opened in 2004 by owner Ty Pallotta, 37, and his wife Robyn. Since Ty had no clientele in the area...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Preslar Tattoo

Behind the Machine: Jared Preslar [Video]

Lucky Bamboo Tattoo in Layton, Utah, was opened by owner/artist Jared Preslar seven years ago after he had a vision to create an upscale, relaxed and comfortable tattoo environment....

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
NY Nic Tiger

NY Nic of Body Language Tattoo, Astoria, NY

Born and raised in New York, Nicole Palapoli aka NY Nic, 33, has been an artist since she could hold a pencil. From early on, Nicole spent hours alone in her room, leading her enrollment...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Paul Booth

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 1/7 - 1/14

Another week, another round up. This week, SanctionedTV returns with Tattoo Stories, Tattoo Artist Magazine previews their anticipated Paul Booth interview, Kristen Bell shows off her...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Chris Block Walter White

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 12/23 - 01/06

A day late and a dollar short, but we’ve compiled a brand new tattoo video round up to ring in the new year. We hope you all had a happy holiday season, celebrating with your families...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Patsy Grieco Freehand

Patsy Grieco of Fast Lane Tattoo

Located right outside of Albany, New York in Castleton, is Fast Lane Tattoo. With three full time artists, two apprentices, a piercer/manager, the Fast Lane team is a well oiled machine...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Preserved tattoo skin

Tattoo Preservation in Amsterdam

Peter van der Helm, a Dutch entrepreneur and tattoo shop owner, has hatched out a new business plan that will preserve the tattoos of the recently deceased. Sounds like a surrealistic...

Leo.Gomon
Leo.Gomon
Costa Mesa, California
Mike DeVries Tattooing

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 12/16 - 12/23

Welcome to the final installment of our weekly video round up of 2013! Yes, the 30th is still 2013, but we’re going to take the week off in order to rev up the engine for the first week...