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Gregory Malnar

Location:
Irvine, California

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my first tattoo

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 Skin Asylum by Dave Storm it's on my panty line but I didn't feel anything, it's a...

Tattoo.com Coverage @ MusInk 2013

The weather on Friday was wet and rainy but that didn't stop the steady flow of tattoo enthusiast and punk fans from trickling through the front gate of the Orange County Fair Grounds to...

Tattoo Artist Jose Lopez @ Lowrider Tattoo

If there's one thing that becomes immediately apparent when talking to Jose Lopez about his work, his fame and his acclaimed status within the industry, it's his constant deference to...

Tattoo Artist Franco Vescovi @ The Vatican

Tattoo.com had an amazing opportunity to sit down with world renowned tattoo artist Franco Vescovi. Check out the video and watch as he discusses his craft, his art and the inspiration...

Know Your Colors: A Tattoo Ink Primer

Many people want to get a tattoo ‘just like’ one that a friend has. Sometimes the results are less than expected, and while this often the result of a combination of factors, the tattoo...

Tattoo AfterCare : Treat your ink right

After getting any tattoo, whether it is a small one or a larger design, proper tattoo aftercare can ensure that your tattoo remains bright and the tattoo area heals quickly. While a...

Toronto's only All Female Tattoo Shop Rallies Support for Autism Awareness

Hey tattoo fans, if you don't already know, April is Autism Awareness month, and we at Tattoo.com are excited to be a part of Ink4Autism's annual charity: a one-of-a-kind event that...

First Tattoo: Easing Apprehensions

Most people are understandably a bit nervous before getting their first tattoo. Whether it is a fear of needles or a fear of the unknown, getting a tattoo for the first time usually...

Couples Tattoos: Make It or Break It?

Couples want to do things together; they want to feel close to each other, connected and bonded. One way of doing this is for them to get couples tattoos. Couples tattoos can take many...

Make It Count: How Far Will You Go for Quality Work?

If you’re getting ready to have your first tattoo, there’s a lot more to think about besides what you want for your design and where it will be inked on your body. There are a huge...

Sak Yant Tattoos: Modern Fad or Mystical Protection?

Among the many forms of tattoos, the Sak Yant is most popular in Thailand but is gaining a following across the globe. These intricate designs are both functional and attractive, and...

Tattoo Machine: Artist Insights with R.H "Rob" McClurg of SikInk Studios

We've never featured a shop quite like SikInk Studios. Rob McClurg was nice enough to answer a few questions, share his insight about where the industry is headed, impart some advice for...

Military Tattoos

Tattoos have a long history in the military. Sailors in the Navy who returned from China and Japan with hand-inked tattoos played a role in introducing tattooing culture to mainstream...

Sacred Geometry Tattoo - Decoding The Trend

These days, a new trend has emerged among tattoo enthusiasts, and that is sacred geometry. Such tattoos are certainly beautiful, but is there a deeper meaning to this practice? Sacred...

Tattoos at The Hospital - Restrictions Lightened on Staff

On January 28, 2013, Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Magazine reported that Ottawa Hospital has given the Healthcare staff the right to show off their ink. Tattoos will no...

Tattoo Industry Supporting a Noble Cause

Over the last 20 years there has been a significant increase in children diagnosed with autism. About 20 years ago the diagnosed cases was 1 in 2,000. In 2012 the ratio has increased to...

Tattoo Nation Movie - A Documentary

Tattoo.com is excited to announce our partnership with Tattoo Nation, the much anticipated documentary that chronicles the transformation of the tattoo from counter culture iconography...

City Ordinances Vs. Tattoo Shops

According to LakewoodPatch, about seven years ago the City of Lakewood, OH passed an ordinance banning Tattoo Shops within city limits driving Lakewood residents to look for work beyond...

Tattoos in Movies - Who's Behind the Tattoos on the Silver Screen?

Ever wonder how movie stars get their tattoos for specific movie roles? The Los Angeles Times featured artist and graphic designer, Dickcherry, for his work in Hollywood creating...

Super Bowl Tattoos: Vallejo Shop Offers 49er Ink for $49

Last week we posted a News Blog Nes Andrion, an artist working out of Reno, Nevada, has been raking in the profits after one of his clients, Colin Kaepernick, rose from backup...

Tattoo Addiction: The Psychology of Tattooing

Why does one so often lead to another? Can people really become addicted to tattoos? That depends on how you define ‘addiction’. In a strict medical sense, what we commonly call a ‘...

Tattoo News - The Game Gets Ink to Commemorate Colleagues

According to HipHopWire.com, Rapper, The Game, recently got an image of TLC’s rapper Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes tattooed on his left rib. Lisa Lopes passed away in 2002 in a car accident. He...

Insights for New Tattoo Artists

Becoming a tattoo artist can be a satisfying and lucrative career. If you're just beginning, here is some tattoo advice to help you jump-start your career. These tips, offered by some...

Football Tattoos: 49ers Quarterback Gets Ink Done

For a tattoo artist, it's always nice when one of your best clients also happens to be the starting quarterback for a Super-Bowl bound football team. Nes Andrion, an artist working out...

Norman Keith Collins, Sailor Jerry: an American tattoo icon

As an American icon, Norman Keith Collins, better known as ‘Sailor Jerry’, revolutionized the world of tattooing. His career as a tattoo artist spanned roughly 50 years until his death...

Coming to America : Tattooing introduced to Western Society

Archaeologists have unearthed evidence that tattooing began thousands of years ago in multiple civilizations around the world, but how did it arrive in America? Tattooing was originally...

Black Diamond Tattoo Artist - Charly

It's a common sight. You walk into a local tattoo shop and, almost invariably, the walls are covered from top to bottom with flash designs. While we've come a long way from the generic,...

Maori Tattoos as Social Indicators

The Maori culture of New Zealand includes a history of unique tattoos that appear to have originated before the Maori recorded their origins. Using a technique that no other culture...

Tattooed Presidents - This Guy Could Be Next!!!

All it took was a group of admirers to get Vladimir Franz, a 53 year old opera composer with no political experience to speak of, to run for the Czech presidential election. After...

Tattoo Machines: Old School Methods

With today's fancy technologies, tattoo artists have wonderful tools at their disposal. The tattoo machine, however, has not been around for millennia. How then did the ancient tattoo...

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