Honored as a Pioneer of Female Tattoo Artists, for over forty years Jacci Gresham of New Orleans shop Aart Accent Tattooing continues to allow her intuition and integrity guide her family business.
Owner of the oldest tattoo shop in the state of Louisiana and one of the first African American female tattooists, Jacci proves hard times don’t last but tough people do. Here’s an interview with Laron of Aart Accent Tattooing.
Steadfast definition: Firmly fixed in place and unwaivering. Pete Gilcrease opened Steadfast Tattoo in 2001, and has since anchored down to a successful North Austin, Texas location. Here’s how Gilcrease stayed calm in the sea of tattoo artists.
Tell me about your Texas tattoo shop and the artists:
Mark McKinnon opened Marked Studios Tattoo in Reno, Nevada to invite artists who are customer focused and driven to cater to clients who seek talent in a comfortable and welcoming establishment.
His professional blend of fun and serious and careful and meticulous, makes Marked Studios a tattoo shop that is quickly attracting a large female demographic that is eagerly booking appointments in his artists' chairs. Here’s why.
Owner of A Different Image Tattoo shop in Midwest Oklahoma, Tony Garcia is a firm believer that if you ask the right questions, you can create something beautiful. Working hard and staying humble, Tony believes kindness keeps customers coming back.
Tell me about your shop and the artists:
We’ve been open over 7 years. We actually had to change the laws of the shop when we opened.
Rather than opt for a rainbow of Traditional colors or classic black and grey tattoos, some people select simple red ink tattoos.
Is a single color design right for you?
Life Without Boundaries
If you opt for a single-color red ink tattoo that means you’re also going to forgo borders. This tattooing trend is emerging in some of the more popular painted tattoo styles, including watercolor and even white ink tattoos.