The Lighter Side: The Rising Popularity of White Ink Tattoos - Page 2

A white ink tattoo is typically done in one of three ways.  The first is the stencil method, which involves putting a purple dye on the skin before the inking can begin.  The potential downside of the stencil method is that the artist could mix the dark stencil ink with the white ink, resulting in a tattoo with a permanent gray tint. 

Couples Tattoos: Make It or Break It? - Page 2

Another popular form of couples tattoos is ring tattoos for weddings. What better way to mark the beginning of what will hopefully be a life-long commitment than having the special day marked in ink? Wedding rings can be lost, but not a wedding ring tattoo.

Tattoo Cover-Ups - Page 2

Not only can colors be carried forward from the old design to the new, but also so can the shapes. Circles, squares, floral shapes, and even tribal designs can all be incorporated into the new artwork, to varying degrees of success depending on the artist. The trick is finding something that appeals to you and is the right size and shape to hide the original tattoo.

Tattoos at Coachella 2015 - Page 3

Kinda wish this festival goer would have had his shirt off! Looks like he's got some great ink!

(Image from LA Weekly)

 

Tattoos at Coachella 2015 - Page 2

Great leg work but even cooler shorts!

(Image by Christopher Victorio)

 

Tattoos at Coachella 2015

The 2015 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival happened over this weekend, and if you were lucky enough to score tickets, chances are you had the time of your life. The festival has been running for 16 years, and it is constantly evolving with new music, new fans, including a myriad of celebrities.  Bands like The Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips, The Pixies, Daft Punk, Drake, Madonna, St.

Lady Gaga Tattoos and Meanings - Page 4

Rose and Treble Clef

This tattoo of roses goes from her lower back to her waist. Of course all of her tattoos are only on the left side, as a promise to her dad. She got this tattoo from tattoo artist celebrity Kat Von D for LA Ink. The reasoning for this tattoo? Her original treble clef tattoo was placed as the usual "tramp stamp" on her lower back. 

 

Lady Gaga Tattoos and Meanings - Page 3

ARTPOP

This was of course a tattoo to commemorate her album "ARTPOP" which pretty much sum up her as an artist and person. "I live between two things-I live between art and pop all the time." Gaga has said.

 

Monster Hand

Lady Gaga Tattoos and Meanings - Page 2

Anchor

This ribcage anchor was done by Henk Schiffmacher at the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum. The meaning is unknown.

 

Daisy and Tokyo Love Tattoos

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