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...

Under the Blacklight: The Scoop On UV Ink

Blacklight tattoos, also known as UV tattoos, are tattoos made using specially devised ink that is visible when seen under an...

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...

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Here’s the Tattoo Shop, Where’s the People?

Admit it, you love seeing your Facebook fan page grow, and it’s a welcoming surprise to read comments from followers or friends...

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Ty Pallotta of Premium Blend Tattoo

Located in the up and coming DoMa section of Manahawkin, New Jersey, Premium Blend was opened in 2004 by owner Ty Pallotta, 37,...

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NY Nic of Body Language Tattoo, Astoria, NY

Born and raised in New York, Nicole Palapoli aka NY Nic, 33, has been an artist since she could hold a pencil. From early on,...

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Patsy Grieco of Fast Lane Tattoo

Located right outside of Albany, New York in Castleton, is Fast Lane Tattoo. With three full time artists, two apprentices, a...

NY NIC Tiger Tattoo

Body Language Tattoo NYC

Body Language Tattoo was the brainchild of two hungry and eager minds that wanted a change in their lives. After leaving her job...

Moni Marino Painting

Tattoo.com Video Round Up Week 11/25-12/2

Settling back into your everyday schedule might seem like a daunting task after Thanksgiving weekend, especially when your...

Rachel G Chest Tattoo

Rachel Gonzalez of Exotic Eye Tattoo

Exotic Eye Tattoo has been open for a year and a half in the beautiful state of Hawaii. A single artist operation, Rachel...

Chich Rosary

Inside Look at 8 Zero 1 Ink Gallery [Video]

8 Zero Ink Gallery opened shop in Midvale almost three years ago, after owner/artist Isaac Luck got fed up of working under...

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Tattoo.com Video Round Up 11/18-11/25

Take a load off and gear up for the holiday season with our weekly video round up. This week, our video round up brings you Mike...

Jeff Gogue Neck Tattoo

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 11/11-11/18

As promised, here is Tattoo.com’s second installment of the weekly video round up with tattoo videos from all over. This week,...

Chris Cashmore Sleeve

Tattoo 3sixty with Chris Cashmore [Video]

Chris Cashmore hails from Canberra, Australia and has been operating out of his own shop, Tattoo Power, since 1997. Starting out...

Jasmine Flower

Jasmine McLean of S and S Tattooing

Opened by artist/owner, Shawn Lee, S and S Tattooing has been up and running since 2009. With two experienced artists that , S...

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Tattoo.com Video Round Up 11/04-11/11

Welcome to Tattoo.com’s weekly video round up. Every week or so, we will scour the expansive plains of the internet and beyond...

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Mel D of Inkjunkys Tattoo

Inkjunkys Tattoo was founded in 2000 in Arkansas, but Owner/Artist Mel D changed locations to Tulsa, OK soon after. With two...

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What to Take Away from "Tattoo Rescue"

Tattoo reality based TV shows have become a huge part of the tattoo industry, particularly its movement into the mainstream....

Mike DeVries Portraits

Inside Look at MD Tattoo Studio [Video]

MD Tattoo Studio is one of the country’s most prestigious and professional tattoo shops. It’s no surprise that artists like Josh...

Tyler Whitlock Rose

Inside Look at Simi Valley Tattoo [Video]

Owner/Artist Mike Pesterre saw an opportunity and seized it; after apprenticing at Simi Valley Tattoo under previous ownership,...

Trigger

Inked Addicts One Year Anniversary Party [Video]

Inked Addicts’ one year anniversary featured 2 days of non stop tattooing, starting with a full house on Friday the 13th of...

Todo Fear and Loathing Tattoo

Behind The Machine: Todo B feat. 2 Chainz [Video]

Todo B is an award winning realistic tattoo artist out of ABT Tattoo in McDonough, Georgia. His tattoo beginnings started out in...

Ryan Weaver Gun Holster

Inside Look at Kingdom Tattoo [Video]

Decatur, Georgia’s own Kingdom Tattoo isn't your everyday shop. While some tattoo shops might come across as intimidating,...

Robert Kinman Tattoo

Robert Kinman of Southern Steel Tattoos

Robert Kinman 44 Southern Steel Tattoos is obviously doing something right; with two locations in Virginia and Kentucky, Owner/...

Sketchy Lawyer Elephant

Inside Look at Cornerstone Tattoo Gallery [Video]

Take a step inside Cornerstone Tattoo Gallery and you’ll feel like you’ve traveled back to the early 1900’s. Mason jars, antique...

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Jake Baker of Inkjunkys Tattoo

Inkjunkys Tattoo was founded in 2000 in Arkansas but moved to Tulsa, OK two years ago. Still young, Inkjunkys plans on expanding...

Chris Huff

Inside Look at Now or Never Tattoo [Video]

After working at another Georgia tattoo shop for 11 years, Chris Huff had a vision to open up his own custom tattoo studio with...

Graffiti Tattoo by Joe Marzolf

Joe Marzolf of Roadhouse Tattoos

Joe Marzolf is no stranger to the tattoo world. With almost 30 years of professional experience, he is clearly doing something...

Janaya Singer Tattoo

Janaya Singer of Ink & Honey Tattoos

Ink & Honey Tattoos has been providing exceptional tattoo work and service to the good people of British Columbia for a...

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Chuck Gordon of Soular Tattoo and Piercing

Chuck Gordon opened up Soular Tattoo and Piercing in Lahaina, HI in 2010, after moving over from Colorado. Gordon, 34, is the...

Kobe Bryant's Tattoos

Lebron James' and Kobe Bryant's Tattoos get Licensed

More developments in the state of copyrighting tattoo designs in the world of professional sports; this time, Lebron James’ and...

Adam Ciferri Tattooing

Tattoo 3sixty with Adam Ciferri [Video]

Adam Ciferri is an American, veteran tattooer based out of Auspicious Tattoo, a private tattoo studio in Boulder, Colorado. He...

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Inside Look at Madball Tattoos [Video]

Opened up in February of 2012, Madball Tattoos has spent the last year and a half operating a custom three man shop in Carson,...

APT Trade Show

John Montgomery to be Honored at APT Trade Show

On September 24-26, 2013, The Alliance of Professional Tattooists will hold their fourth annual Tattoo Trade Show at the Golden...

Tattoo in Progress

D.C Proposes 24 Hour Wait for Tattoos

Tattoo & piercing shops in Washington D.C are unregulated, but this could easily change in the near future. This past Friday...

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Can Tattoos Be Copyrighted? [Update]

I previously wrote on the growing concern in the tattoo industry over copyrighting and licensing custom tattoos on professional...