Tattoo Gallery in Ferndale Michigan

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Sun, 2014-07-27 15:19

Ever since he was little, Mark Somo, owner of Tattoo Gallery in Ferndale, Michigan, was a budding artist.


Born in Iraq, Mark learned how to tattoo at a very young age. Although there were no tattoo machines overseas at the time-Mark taught himself how to tattoo at just twelve years old. He used a single needle and ink from a marker to create elaborate works of body art.


Painted Lady Tattoo in Higginsville, MO

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Sun, 2014-07-27 11:54

Creating some of the best cover up tattoos in her area, there’s not many challenges Cynthia won’t take on at her Painted Lady Tattoo Shop located in Higginsville, MO.

A mother of six children and a tattoo artist of over thirteen years, Cynthia followed her dream and opened Painted Lady Tattoo and serves the entire state of Missouri.

Cynthia even has clients that travel all the way from Kansas to get inked with her colorful and saturated designs.


Tattoo Convention Tips

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Fri, 2014-07-25 17:55

Traveling to a tattoo convention is a perfect way to get inked by some of your favorite artists that may be featured right here on Tattoo conventions are packed with some of the world’s most talented artists and their shop crew. If you plan on attending a tattoo festival, these tattoo convention tips will help you secure an appointment with your desired artist.


Booking an Appointment

Dr. Ink Tattoos in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Fri, 2014-07-18 00:45

Amir Marziparo of Dr. Ink Tattoos in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina isn’t quite sure what he’d be doing if he wasn’t a tattoo artist. Taught at the young age of just sixteen, his Japanese tattoo style has been inspired by many of the industry greats, including Shige. Amir started his career as a body piercer and then started his tattoo apprenticeship in 2008. Today it’s Marziparo’s calm and professional disposition that makes he’s shop a stand-out in Myrtle Beach.


What’s the most rewarding aspect of being a professional tattoo artist?

Body Language Tattoo Interview in Astoria, NY

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Thu, 2014-07-17 20:23


Located in one of the most culturally diverse cities in America and employing a nearly-all female case of tattoo artists, Body Language Tattoo strives to offer more than a traditional tattoo shop. Owners Rafael and Nicole created a space that welcomes every culture and creed. Proving that body art knows no boundaries and is only limited to the imagination.


Nipple Tattoo Interview with Mario Delgado at Moth and Dagger Tattoo Studio

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Thu, 2014-07-17 20:10


Mario Delgado of Moth and Dagger Tattoo Studio in San Francisco, CA is using his talent to help women reclaim their bodies after mastectomies. Approaching the topic with passion and great sensitivity, here’s how one California man is changing lives with his art.


How many sessions are required for successful nipple tattooing?

Typically there are two. The first is to do the tattoo then the second for any touch ups. The healing can be hard sense the tattoo is under a bra or shirt during healing.


Archie Wood of Battle Born Tattoo in Reno, NV

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Thu, 2014-07-17 19:46

When he was young he loved hanging out at tattoo shops. After seeing how art had the ability to transform people and make them happy, Archie Wood of Battle Born Tattoo in Reno, NV decided to hone his skill and become a professional tattoo artist. Twelve years later and with a shop of his own, Wood continues to deliver excellence and satisfaction at one of  the friendliest tattoo shops in town.


How long have you been a professional tattoo artist?

I’ve been tattooing a little over twelve years.


Leo's Body Artz Tattoo Shop in Tulsa, OK

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Thu, 2014-07-17 18:37

When other high school kids were playing after school sports or doing their homework, Leo Pittore  of Leo’s Exotic Artz in Tulsa, OK was busy learning the tattooing trade. His early childhood talent made the career choice a natural fit.


Twenty-seven years later Leo’s still passionate about the industry and is excited about the many changes he’s seen as tattoos become and even more popular and appreciated form of art.


Tattoo Shop Names

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Tue, 2014-07-15 19:39


If you’re ready to take your art to a place of its own, you may be wondering what some of the most popular tattoo shop names are.


Never discount the ability of a name to make a first impression. In order to direct customers to your door and help earn their business you’re going to have a tattoo shop name that is intriguing, interesting, and most of all, different. Follow these tips and plan the perfect tattoo shop name.


Easy to Understand

How to Make Yourself An Irresistible Tattoo Artist

Submitted by Jodie Michalak on Tue, 2014-07-15 10:41


No matter where you go in life things are just easier when you learn how to connect with people.


Connections aren’t hard to create. If you spend just a few moments talking to a complete stranger and read their body language, you’ll understand what may important to them, and from there you can start a meaningful conversation.



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