Mike Rubendall of King's Avenue Tattoo

Lured by the mystique of the needle, world-renowned tattoo artist Mike Rubendall is certainly the king of his own creation. Owner and artist at King’s Avenue Tattoo in Massapequa, NY, he lived by the mantra that he would become a tattoo artist by “Any Means Necessary.”


The Humble Beginnings

Disturbed Asylum Tattoo Shop in Jewell City, CT

Not to sound morbid, but David Kruger, owner of Disturbed Asylum in Jewell City, CT, will artistically disfigure a model in the style of a Day of the Dead tattoo just for kicks. Capturing deep emotions in Realism and black and grey is all part of Dave’s dramatic charm. Dave shared a moment with me to describe what keeps his passion, and tattoo shop, alive..


How long have you been tattooing?

I’ve been a professional tattoo artist for six years.


Muse Tattoo and Body Piercing in Palmyra, New Jersey

The definition of muse is to inspire. Adam and Hannah, owners of Muse Tattoo and Body Piercing in Palmyra, New Jersey, hope to do just that for their customers. Offering a clean and professional environment for tattoos, body piercing, and to view local artwork, Adam unites and celebrates an entire community of artists- in all of their forms. With a passion for charitable work including animal rescue organizations, Muse Tattoo is a safe haven for abstraction.


Working Class Old School Tattoo

Winged Heart Chest Tattoo

Skull and Lettering

Time Piece and Rose

Rat Fink Pinup

Bear Hat Pinup Portrait