Grizzlies Neck Tattoo

Memphis Grizzlies Honor James Johnson with Neck Tattoo

Tattoos and sports have forged a unique and tightly intertwined relationship in recent times. Just as the industry gains traction and popularity among the masses, athletes have also...

Preserved tattoo skin

Tattoo Preservation in Amsterdam

Peter van der Helm, a Dutch entrepreneur and tattoo shop owner, has hatched out a new business plan that will preserve the tattoos of the recently deceased. Sounds like a surrealistic...

Mike DeVries Tattooing

Tattoo.com Video Round Up 12/16 - 12/23

Welcome to the final installment of our weekly video round up of 2013! Yes, the 30th is still 2013, but we’re going to take the week off in order to rev up the engine for the first week...

Happy Holidays from Tattoo.com!

December is one of the most anticipated months of the year. With Christmas and the New Year around the corner, people all across the nation ponder gift...

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 stomachs are full of tryptophan and you have enough leftovers...

Vanity Fair Graphic

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 DeVries and Inkjecta machines, Vanity Fair’s illustrative...

Google Throat Tattoo

Motorola Patents Electronic Neck Tattoo for Smartphones

With the recent advent of Google Glass and rapid advancement of technology that incorporates ‘human’ elements, it’s become clear that all those gizmos and gadgets from movies might come...

Tattoing

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 for some of the most interesting, captivating and relevant...

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 September; over 200 tattoos were done. Tattoo deals, vendors,...

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 Kobe Bryant’s tattoos are subjects of exclusive licensing...

Army Tattoo

U.S Army Establishes New Tattoo Policy

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks the United States Army will be changing its tattoo policy as part of a larger effort to downsize troops overseas as severe budget cuts are...

Tattoo Ink

European Inks Possibly Toxic, Link to Cancer

New reports from Desmond Tobin, director at the Bradford University Center for Skin Sciences suggests that carcinogenic compounds found in the common tattoo inks used in Europe can be...

Skin Hooked Tattoo

Skin Hooked Tattoo Offers Tattoo Software

Finding the perfect tattoo design or concept is hard enough. It’s a serious commitment and a lifelong decision, unless you want to spend the money on laser removal. The good news is that...

Charlie Cartwright at GTC

Charlie Cartwright to Tattoo for One Day Only 09/27/2013

On Friday, September 27th, Charlie Cartwright will be coming out of retirement to tattoo for one day only at the legendary Good Time Charlie’s Tattooland in Anaheim, CA. This is an...

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 Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year will feature...

Electronic Tattoo

New "Electronic Tattoo" Tracks the Heat in Your Veins

Not quite on the same level as Anthony Antonellis “digital” RFID tattoo experiment, there’s a new experimental “electronic tattoo” that is making waves in the world of medicine with more...

Miss America Tattoo

Theresa Vail: First Tattooed Miss America Contestant

Traditionally, the Miss America Pageant is known to showcase beautiful women that represent grace, talent, intelligence, class and purity. Each year, representatives from all 50 states,...

Tattoo in Progress

D.C Proposes 24 Hour Wait for Tattoos

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Mike Tyson Ed Helms

Can Tattoos Be Copyrighted? [Update]

I previously wrote on the growing concern in the tattoo industry over copyrighting and licensing custom tattoos on professional athletes should their likeness be used on a public forum...

Mike DeVries Skate Deck

We Care Arts Tattoo Skateboard Auction

On Friday, September 13, 2013, We Care Arts will hold a silent Skateboard Art Auction to benefit their unique programs and facilities that aid the disabled through the power of art. Each...

Anthony Antonelli

Digital Tattoos: The Future of Art Exhibit Curation?

Straight out of an episode of FOX’s “24”, when Jack Bauer pulled a microchip with top secret information out of a dead body, artist Anthony Antonelli had the world’s first net art RFID...

Tattoos for the Cure Flyer

Tattoos for the Cure

In 2008, Terry Dipple, owner of Ink’d Chronicles Tattoo Studio in Pomona, CA, saw his fiance, Michelle, diagnosed with breast cancer. To show their support and solidarity, Dipple, his...

SafetyTat

Allergy Tattoos: Helping or Hurting?

The recent death of a 13 year old California girl with a peanut allergy sparked a wave of fear among parents sending children back to school all across the nation. With most kids unable...

Scarification

Arkansas Attempts Body Mod Ban

The world of body modification is not limited to tattoos; people pierce, implant, enhance and do loads of other things to cosmetically modify their bodies. Until relatively recently,...

Nike Tatau Body Suit

Nike Pulls Tattoo Inspired Sportwear

After over 750 people in Australia and New Zealand signed a petition deeming the product as offensive and culturally exploitative, Nike felt obliged to no longer sell the women’s...

United Ink

Upcoming Tattoo Convention: United Ink Flight 913

This September 6th-8th, Tattoo Lou’s will host United Ink Flight 913 as a part of the New York Tattoo Education and Arts Convention Series at the Cradle of Aviation Museum. The three day...

Colin Kaepernick Back Tattoo

Can Tattoos Be Copyrighted?

Who owns your tattoos? On the surface, it seems like a silly questions; there are too many tattoo artists and too many tattooed people to keep track of any kind of ownership or copyright...

Do Us Part

"Do Us Part" by Johnny Quintana

“Do Us Part” is the illustrative sequel to Johnny Quintana’s first book “Till Death”. While the first installment was centered around the goal of educating other artists to learn how to...

Oliver Peck Tattooing

SullenTV: Artist Spotlight with Oliver Peck

Oliver Peck, a Texas native, was featured as the special guest at the ninth stop of the Rockstar Inked Up World Tour in El Paso. You may recognize Peck as a judge from the hit Spike TV...

 Eric Dean Spruth Tattooing

Sacred Transformations: Tattoos and Lifestyle Changes

Sacred Transformations is a Chicago based Non-Profit Organization that provides free tattoos to help people who have been burned, scarred from self abuse, or have unwanted tattoos with...

Josh Duffy Stomach Tattoo

The Collector's Timeline [Video]

Tattoo.com caught up with Josh Fink, an avid tattoo collector from Las Vegas, Nevada, in Seal Beach, CA right before he made his way to San Pedro’s Timeline Gallery to have Josh Duffy...

Jaime "Mouse" Lopez Pencil Sketch

Jaime "Mouse" Lopez: "A Vision from the Inside" Book

“A Vision From the Inside” is a brand new book issued by C/S Publishing designed by Frank Campos, chronicling the life and times of Jaime “Mouse” Lopez, an incredibly talented black and...

Amy Nicolleto

Amy Nicoletto at Inked Addicts in Lake Forest, CA

The most recent name to grace Inked Addicts was Amy Nicoletto, who took her talents to Inked Addicts and satisfied some of her most loyal fans on Friday, July 26, 2013. You may recognize...

Bearcat Tattoo Galery

Bearcat Tattoo Gallery One Year Anniversary [Video]

For a long time, Sierra Colt had an idea brewing in his mind; he wanted to start his own custom tattoo shop in San Diego, California. It wasn’t until after his son was born that Colt...

Big Meas Unbreakable

SullenTV: Artist Spotlight with Big Meas

Justin Wilson, aka Big Meas, was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. Throughout his childhood, he developed a love for graffiti and lettering. As a young child in school, Wilson was often...

Jon Richards Back

Jon Richards: From the Ashes [Video]

Jon Richards and Steve Forsythe met in seventh grade while attending neighboring schools in Whittier, California. From day one, they were drawn together and found solitude in their...