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...

Nautical Star: Everyone's Got One, What Does It Mean?

The nautical star, a particular pattern of alternating light and dark shades in a five-pointed star, is often seen throughout...

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...

First Tattoo Advice

Selecting and getting your first piece of body art is a big step and does take a certain amount of commitment. What do you want...

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...

Military Tattoos

Tattoos have a long history in the military. Sailors in the Navy who returned from China and Japan with hand-inked tattoos...

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...

Extreme Body Modification: Beyond Tattoos and Piercing

Body modification can be broadly defined as any procedure that is commonly done to deliberately alter the appearance of the body, such as tattooing, piercing and plastic surgery. Such...

Geek Chic: Geek Ink on the Rise

With the rise of geek chic and its fashion influences, nerdy tattoos are not only appearing on the skin of dedicated nerds but are also beginning to cross over into the mainstream. Geek...

Custom Tattoo Design: From Idea to Ink

Working with your artist to get what you want! Having a custom tattoo is an admirable goal, however, it takes more than just...

Tattoo Machines: Old School Methods

With today's fancy technologies, tattoo artists have wonderful tools at their disposal. The tattoo machine, however, has not...

Girl Tattoos: Expressively Feminine

With tattoos becoming more popular, more women who might not have considered them in the past, are now getting them done. Girls...

Tattoo Cover-Ups

Everyone makes mistakes. You lock your keys in your car minutes before you need to be somewhere important. You forget to pay a...

The Lighter Side: The Rising Popularity of White Ink Tattoos

An emerging trend in the tattoo world is white ink tattoos. More subtle than a regular tattoo, a white ink tattoo might suit...

Full Back Tattoos: Big Expression

Full back tattoos are always a site to see. They are large and usually the person proudly sporting one has put a lot of thought...

Celebrity Skin: Public Fascination with Celebrity Tattoos

There are lots of stories about celebrities and their tattoos in the media. A lot of...

Opting for Laser Tattoo Removal

Should you consider laser tattoo removal?

 

Tattoos can be quite fashionable, but before you ink a permanent...

Tattoo Generator: What You Really Want

When looking for your next tattoo design, it's easy to become anxious and impatient. Along with this demand for tattoo art to...

Angel Tattoo

One of the most popular types of tattoos that people choose is the angel tattoo. There are many personal meanings and beliefs...

Tattoo Pictures - Be a Show Off!

Our site's most prominent feature is our collection of tattoo pictures. All of our members can show off their photos of tattoos...

Tattoos, Designs and Self Expression

The love for tattoos is a lifelong passion. Tattoos and designs are a way for people to truly express themselves. Life is about...

Tattoo Gallery

Whether you're looking for ideas for your next tattoo or just love going through tattoo images because it's fun, a tattoo...

Image credit: Mi Familia Tattoo Studio

Body Art - What Makes a Living Masterpiece

Body art is created on the human body. This can mean permanently or temporarily. The most well known type of body art is, of...

Travel and Tourism Tattoo Design Ideas

 

Perhaps you’re the sort of person who likes to plan ahead.

 

If you’re packing for a trip, your suitcase...

Tattoo Fonts - Which One Says It Right?

Lettering and Script tattoos are among the most popular tattoos around, but how do people decide what tattoo fonts to use? Sure...

Making It Personal - Design Your Own Tattoo

What do you do when you have a creative mind with outstanding ideas and a vivid...

Custom Tattoo versus Tattoo Flash

So you're...

Cool Tattoos: What Makes Your Tattoos So Cool?

Hey that's a cool tattoo! You probably hear it...

Tattoo Sleeves: Confident Art Required

Tattoo sleeves are more than most tattoos. It is not a small expression or anything that can be easily hidden or covered up. The...

Wade's Tattoo LLC in Sidney, Ohio

With a strong focus on colorful and bold Realism tattoos, Paul Morrow, Owner and Tattoo Artist of Wades Tattoo LLC in Sidney,...

Mystic Piercing and Tattoo in Crofton, MD Pilots Tattourist Reality Show

Jimi Harris, Tattoo Artist and owner of Crofton, MD...

Body Designs Tattoo Shop in Deer Park, NY Interview

 

Offering custom tattoo designs in the heart of Deer Park, New York, Body Designs is a little gem of a tattoo shop....

Flower Tattoos

As spring makes its welcome arrival, you may choose to celebrate the change of seasons with a flower tattoo.

 

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Tattoo Artist Profiles

Tattoo artist profiles are a fundamental place to start if you want to find a talented and skilled artist in your locale, or...

A Tattoo Love Story

Do you believe in love at first sight? Sure it can happen. While generally considered a rare event as it does not happen to...